Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, August 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1946
1-Month
10.60"
(269.24mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
6.55"
(166.37mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1945 1984
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1955
Jul–Aug 1946
2-Month
12.78"
(324.61mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
5.47"
(138.94mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1945 1907
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1927
Jun–Aug 1946
3-Month
16.19"
(411.23mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
5.57"
(141.48mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1945 1949
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1922
May–Aug 1946
4-Month
21.09"
(535.69mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
7.02"
(178.31mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1945 1944
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2006
Apr–Aug 1946
5-Month
23.67"
(601.22mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
5.54"
(140.72mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1945 1999
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2006
Mar–Aug 1946
6-Month
25.58"
(649.73mm)
22.34"
(567.44mm)
3.24"
(82.29mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1965
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1998
Feb–Aug 1946
7-Month
28.20"
(716.28mm)
25.78"
(654.81mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1945 1957
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1998
Jan–Aug 1946
8-Month
31.66"
(804.16mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
1.94"
(49.27mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1945 1957
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1998
Dec 1945–Aug 1946
9-Month
38.03"
(965.96mm)
33.88"
(860.55mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1945 1944
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1998
Nov 1945–Aug 1946
10-Month
45.11"
(1,145.79mm)
38.03"
(965.96mm)
7.08"
(179.83mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1945 1944
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1998
Oct 1945–Aug 1946
11-Month
47.70"
(1,211.58mm)
41.56"
(1,055.62mm)
6.14"
(155.96mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2006
Sep 1945–Aug 1946
12-Month
49.60"
(1,259.84mm)
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Mar 1945–Aug 1946
18-Month
69.49"
(1,765.05mm)
67.43"
(1,712.72mm)
2.06"
(52.33mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1984
Sep 1944–Aug 1946
24-Month
96.93"
(2,462.02mm)
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
6.70"
(170.18mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Sep 1943–Aug 1946
36-Month
128.22"
(3,256.79mm)
135.44"
(3,440.18mm)
-7.22"
(-183.39mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1984
Sep 1942–Aug 1946
48-Month
168.54"
(4,280.92mm)
180.62"
(4,587.75mm)
-12.08"
(-306.83mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2009
Sep 1941–Aug 1946
60-Month
208.31"
(5,291.07mm)
225.77"
(5,734.56mm)
-17.46"
(-443.49mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 8, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/