Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, December 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1940
1-Month
2.66"
(67.56mm)
4.17"
(105.92mm)
-1.51"
(-38.36mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1935 1955
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1901
Ties: 1949
Nov–Dec 1940
2-Month
9.61"
(244.09mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
1.29"
(32.76mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1939 2001
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1969
Ties: 2009
Oct–Dec 1940
3-Month
11.42"
(290.07mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2005
Sep–Dec 1940
4-Month
14.63"
(371.60mm)
15.43"
(391.92mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1939 1946
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2018
Aug–Dec 1940
5-Month
15.82"
(401.83mm)
19.48"
(494.79mm)
-3.66"
(-92.96mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1935 1965
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2018
Jul–Dec 1940
6-Month
19.67"
(499.62mm)
22.73"
(577.34mm)
-3.06"
(-77.72mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1939 1965
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2018
Jun–Dec 1940
7-Month
21.86"
(555.24mm)
26.05"
(661.67mm)
-4.19"
(-106.43mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1930 1965
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1927
May–Dec 1940
8-Month
26.52"
(673.61mm)
29.50"
(749.30mm)
-2.98"
(-75.69mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1939 1965
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1972
Apr–Dec 1940
9-Month
32.67"
(829.82mm)
33.56"
(852.42mm)
-0.89"
(-22.60mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1939 1965
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1972
Mar–Dec 1940
10-Month
37.11"
(942.59mm)
37.77"
(959.36mm)
-0.66"
(-16.77mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1939 1965
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1972
Ties: 1947
Feb–Dec 1940
11-Month
41.00"
(1,041.40mm)
41.21"
(1,046.73mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1939 1965
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1972
Jan–Dec 1940
12-Month
43.69"
(1,109.73mm)
45.15"
(1,146.81mm)
-1.46"
(-37.08mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1939 1965
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1972
Jul 1939–Dec 1940
18-Month
63.09"
(1,602.49mm)
67.87"
(1,723.90mm)
-4.78"
(-121.41mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1935 1965
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Ties: 1995
Jan 1939–Dec 1940
24-Month
85.05"
(2,160.27mm)
90.28"
(2,293.11mm)
-5.23"
(-132.84mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1935 1966
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jan 1938–Dec 1940
36-Month
137.69"
(3,497.33mm)
135.39"
(3,438.91mm)
2.30"
(58.42mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1966
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jan 1937–Dec 1940
48-Month
183.66"
(4,664.96mm)
180.53"
(4,585.46mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
Jan 1936–Dec 1940
60-Month
238.04"
(6,046.22mm)
225.76"
(5,734.30mm)
12.28"
(311.92mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1939 1966
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1923 2009

Citing This Page

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