Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, September 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1940
1-Month
3.21"
(81.53mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1939 1941
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2008
Aug–Sep 1940
2-Month
4.40"
(111.76mm)
7.66"
(194.56mm)
-3.26"
(-82.80mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1930 1984
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1954
Jul–Sep 1940
3-Month
8.25"
(209.55mm)
10.91"
(277.11mm)
-2.66"
(-67.56mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1930 1968
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1954
Jun–Sep 1940
4-Month
10.44"
(265.18mm)
14.23"
(361.44mm)
-3.79"
(-96.26mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1930 1957
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1938
May–Sep 1940
5-Month
15.10"
(383.54mm)
17.67"
(448.82mm)
-2.57"
(-65.28mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1957
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1938
Apr–Sep 1940
6-Month
21.25"
(539.75mm)
21.74"
(552.20mm)
-0.49"
(-12.45mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1939 1957
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1938
Mar–Sep 1940
7-Month
25.69"
(652.53mm)
25.95"
(659.13mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1939 1965
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1989
Feb–Sep 1940
8-Month
29.58"
(751.33mm)
29.39"
(746.51mm)
0.19"
(4.82mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1939 1957
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1998
Ties: 1917
Jan–Sep 1940
9-Month
32.27"
(819.66mm)
33.33"
(846.58mm)
-1.06"
(-26.92mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1939 1957
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1998
Dec 1939–Sep 1940
10-Month
35.37"
(898.40mm)
37.48"
(951.99mm)
-2.11"
(-53.59mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1935 1957
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Nov 1939–Sep 1940
11-Month
36.55"
(928.37mm)
41.64"
(1,057.66mm)
-5.09"
(-129.29mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1930 1957
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Oct 1939–Sep 1940
12-Month
41.60"
(1,056.64mm)
45.17"
(1,147.32mm)
-3.57"
(-90.68mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1934 1957
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2006
Apr 1939–Sep 1940
18-Month
60.88"
(1,546.35mm)
66.82"
(1,697.23mm)
-5.94"
(-150.88mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1931 1966
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2010
Oct 1938–Sep 1940
24-Month
83.82"
(2,129.03mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
-6.43"
(-163.32mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1935 1966
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Oct 1937–Sep 1940
36-Month
139.74"
(3,549.40mm)
135.45"
(3,440.43mm)
4.29"
(108.97mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2008
Oct 1936–Sep 1940
48-Month
186.38"
(4,734.05mm)
180.63"
(4,588.00mm)
5.75"
(146.05mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2009
Oct 1935–Sep 1940
60-Month
234.06"
(5,945.12mm)
225.77"
(5,734.56mm)
8.29"
(210.56mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/