Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, January 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1942
1-Month
4.09"
(103.89mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1941 1955
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1979
Dec 1941–Jan 1942
2-Month
7.43"
(188.72mm)
8.09"
(205.49mm)
-0.66"
(-16.77mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1941 1981
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1979
Nov 1941–Jan 1942
3-Month
10.23"
(259.84mm)
12.25"
(311.15mm)
-2.02"
(-51.31mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1940 1981
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2019
Oct 1941–Jan 1942
4-Month
12.38"
(314.45mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
-3.40"
(-86.36mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1940 2002
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2006
Sep 1941–Jan 1942
5-Month
13.09"
(332.49mm)
19.38"
(492.25mm)
-6.29"
(-159.76mm)
6th Driest Driest to Date 2002
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2019
Ties: 1944
Aug 1941–Jan 1942
6-Month
15.71"
(399.03mm)
23.42"
(594.87mm)
-7.71"
(-195.84mm)
6th Driest Driest to Date 1981
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2019
Jul 1941–Jan 1942
7-Month
19.82"
(503.43mm)
26.66"
(677.16mm)
-6.84"
(-173.73mm)
6th Driest Driest to Date 1966
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2019
Jun 1941–Jan 1942
8-Month
24.95"
(633.73mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
-4.99"
(-126.75mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1941 1966
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019
May 1941–Jan 1942
9-Month
27.51"
(698.75mm)
33.40"
(848.36mm)
-5.89"
(-149.61mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1940 1966
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2007
Apr 1941–Jan 1942
10-Month
29.13"
(739.90mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
-8.30"
(-210.82mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1931 1966
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2019
Mar 1941–Jan 1942
11-Month
31.54"
(801.12mm)
41.65"
(1,057.91mm)
-10.11"
(-256.79mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1931 1966
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1973
Feb 1941–Jan 1942
12-Month
33.72"
(856.49mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
-11.40"
(-289.56mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1931 1966
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1973
Aug 1940–Jan 1942
18-Month
52.51"
(1,333.75mm)
68.49"
(1,739.65mm)
-15.98"
(-405.90mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1966
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2007
Feb 1940–Jan 1942
24-Month
77.69"
(1,973.33mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
-12.56"
(-319.02mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1932 1967
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1974
Feb 1939–Jan 1942
36-Month
118.68"
(3,014.47mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
-16.73"
(-424.94mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 1967
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2020
Feb 1938–Jan 1942
48-Month
169.74"
(4,311.40mm)
180.63"
(4,588.00mm)
-10.89"
(-276.60mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1933 1967
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2012
Feb 1937–Jan 1942
60-Month
215.66"
(5,477.76mm)
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
-10.12"
(-257.05mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1934 1967
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on November 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/