Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, January 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1946
1-Month
3.46"
(87.88mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
-0.48"
(-12.20mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1945 1955
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1979
Dec 1945–Jan 1946
2-Month
9.83"
(249.68mm)
8.09"
(205.49mm)
1.74"
(44.19mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1945 1981
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1979
Ties: 1913
Nov 1945–Jan 1946
3-Month
16.91"
(429.51mm)
12.25"
(311.15mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1945 1981
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2019
Oct 1945–Jan 1946
4-Month
19.50"
(495.30mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1945 2002
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2006
Sep 1945–Jan 1946
5-Month
21.40"
(543.56mm)
19.38"
(492.25mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1944 2002
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Ties: 1903
Aug 1945–Jan 1946
6-Month
24.76"
(628.90mm)
23.42"
(594.87mm)
1.34"
(34.03mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1944 1981
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Jul 1945–Jan 1946
7-Month
26.87"
(682.50mm)
26.66"
(677.16mm)
0.21"
(5.34mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Jun 1945–Jan 1946
8-Month
30.99"
(787.15mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
May 1945–Jan 1946
9-Month
35.93"
(912.62mm)
33.40"
(848.36mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2007
Apr 1945–Jan 1946
10-Month
38.80"
(985.52mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Mar 1945–Jan 1946
11-Month
41.29"
(1,048.77mm)
41.65"
(1,057.91mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1973
Feb 1945–Jan 1946
12-Month
45.05"
(1,144.27mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1973
Aug 1944–Jan 1946
18-Month
70.37"
(1,787.40mm)
68.49"
(1,739.65mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2007
Feb 1944–Jan 1946
24-Month
86.93"
(2,208.02mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
-3.32"
(-84.33mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1945 1967
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1974
Feb 1943–Jan 1946
36-Month
120.06"
(3,049.52mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
-15.35"
(-389.89mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1944 1967
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Feb 1942–Jan 1946
48-Month
167.02"
(4,242.31mm)
180.63"
(4,588.00mm)
-13.61"
(-345.69mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1945 1967
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2012
Feb 1941–Jan 1946
60-Month
200.74"
(5,098.80mm)
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
-25.04"
(-636.01mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1945 1967
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/