Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, August 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1940
1-Month
1.19"
(30.23mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
-2.86"
(-72.64mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1984
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1955
Jul–Aug 1940
2-Month
5.04"
(128.02mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
-2.27"
(-57.65mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1935 1907
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1927
Jun–Aug 1940
3-Month
7.23"
(183.64mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
-3.39"
(-86.11mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1909 1949
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1922
Ties: 1966
May–Aug 1940
4-Month
11.89"
(302.01mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
-2.18"
(-55.37mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1934 1944
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2006
Apr–Aug 1940
5-Month
18.04"
(458.22mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
-0.09"
(-2.28mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1939 1999
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2006
Mar–Aug 1940
6-Month
22.48"
(570.99mm)
22.34"
(567.44mm)
0.14"
(3.55mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1965
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1998
Feb–Aug 1940
7-Month
26.37"
(669.80mm)
25.78"
(654.81mm)
0.59"
(14.99mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1937 1957
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Jan–Aug 1940
8-Month
29.06"
(738.12mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
-0.66"
(-16.77mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1937 1957
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Ties: 1937
Dec 1939–Aug 1940
9-Month
32.16"
(816.86mm)
33.88"
(860.55mm)
-1.72"
(-43.69mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1935 1944
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Nov 1939–Aug 1940
10-Month
33.34"
(846.84mm)
38.03"
(965.96mm)
-4.69"
(-119.12mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1934 1944
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Oct 1939–Aug 1940
11-Month
38.39"
(975.11mm)
41.56"
(1,055.62mm)
-3.17"
(-80.51mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1935 1966
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2006
Sep 1939–Aug 1940
12-Month
40.75"
(1,035.05mm)
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
-4.41"
(-112.01mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1932 1966
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Mar 1939–Aug 1940
18-Month
62.79"
(1,594.87mm)
67.43"
(1,712.72mm)
-4.64"
(-117.85mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1931 1966
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1984
Sep 1938–Aug 1940
24-Month
88.23"
(2,241.04mm)
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
-2.00"
(-50.80mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1935 1966
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Sep 1937–Aug 1940
36-Month
139.97"
(3,555.24mm)
135.44"
(3,440.18mm)
4.53"
(115.06mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1984
Sep 1936–Aug 1940
48-Month
189.41"
(4,811.01mm)
180.62"
(4,587.75mm)
8.79"
(223.26mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2009
Sep 1935–Aug 1940
60-Month
235.17"
(5,973.32mm)
225.77"
(5,734.56mm)
9.40"
(238.76mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 8, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/