Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, December 1945

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1945
1-Month
6.37"
(161.80mm)
4.17"
(105.92mm)
2.20"
(55.88mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1944 1955
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1901
Nov–Dec 1945
2-Month
13.45"
(341.63mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
5.13"
(130.30mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1944 2001
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 1969
Oct–Dec 1945
3-Month
16.04"
(407.42mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1944 1924
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2005
Sep–Dec 1945
4-Month
17.94"
(455.68mm)
15.43"
(391.92mm)
2.51"
(63.76mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1943 1946
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2018
Aug–Dec 1945
5-Month
21.30"
(541.02mm)
19.48"
(494.79mm)
1.82"
(46.23mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1943 1965
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2018
Ties: 1938
Jul–Dec 1945
6-Month
23.41"
(594.61mm)
22.73"
(577.34mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1944 1965
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2018
Jun–Dec 1945
7-Month
27.53"
(699.26mm)
26.05"
(661.67mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1944 1965
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1927
May–Dec 1945
8-Month
32.47"
(824.74mm)
29.50"
(749.30mm)
2.97"
(75.44mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1944 1965
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1972
Apr–Dec 1945
9-Month
35.34"
(897.64mm)
33.56"
(852.42mm)
1.78"
(45.22mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1944 1965
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1972
Mar–Dec 1945
10-Month
37.83"
(960.88mm)
37.77"
(959.36mm)
0.06"
(1.52mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1944 1965
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1972
Feb–Dec 1945
11-Month
41.59"
(1,056.39mm)
41.21"
(1,046.73mm)
0.38"
(9.66mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1944 1965
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1972
Jan–Dec 1945
12-Month
44.85"
(1,139.19mm)
45.15"
(1,146.81mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1944 1965
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1972
Jul 1944–Dec 1945
18-Month
67.94"
(1,725.68mm)
67.87"
(1,723.90mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1944 1965
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jan 1944–Dec 1945
24-Month
85.52"
(2,172.21mm)
90.28"
(2,293.11mm)
-4.76"
(-120.90mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jan 1943–Dec 1945
36-Month
120.03"
(3,048.76mm)
135.39"
(3,438.91mm)
-15.36"
(-390.15mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1943 1966
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2019
Jan 1942–Dec 1945
48-Month
167.65"
(4,258.31mm)
180.53"
(4,585.46mm)
-12.88"
(-327.15mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2011
Jan 1941–Dec 1945
60-Month
200.25"
(5,086.35mm)
225.76"
(5,734.30mm)
-25.51"
(-647.95mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on July 16, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/