Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, October 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1946
1-Month
0.58"
(14.73mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
-2.92"
(-74.17mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1924 1924
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2005
Sep–Oct 1946
2-Month
3.09"
(78.49mm)
7.11"
(180.59mm)
-4.02"
(-102.10mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1941 1921
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2005
Aug–Oct 1946
3-Month
13.69"
(347.73mm)
11.16"
(283.46mm)
2.53"
(64.27mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1945 1921
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1955
Jul–Oct 1946
4-Month
15.87"
(403.10mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1945 1968
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1955
Jun–Oct 1946
5-Month
19.28"
(489.71mm)
17.74"
(450.60mm)
1.54"
(39.11mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1945 1957
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1955
May–Oct 1946
6-Month
24.18"
(614.17mm)
21.18"
(537.97mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1957
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2006
Apr–Oct 1946
7-Month
26.76"
(679.70mm)
25.24"
(641.10mm)
1.52"
(38.60mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1945 1957
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1989
Mar–Oct 1946
8-Month
28.67"
(728.22mm)
29.46"
(748.28mm)
-0.79"
(-20.06mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1965
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1989
Feb–Oct 1946
9-Month
31.29"
(794.77mm)
32.89"
(835.41mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1945 1957
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1989
Jan–Oct 1946
10-Month
34.75"
(882.65mm)
36.84"
(935.74mm)
-2.09"
(-53.09mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1957
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1998
Dec 1945–Oct 1946
11-Month
41.12"
(1,044.45mm)
40.99"
(1,041.15mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1945 1957
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1998
Nov 1945–Oct 1946
12-Month
48.20"
(1,224.28mm)
45.14"
(1,146.56mm)
3.06"
(77.72mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1945 1957
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1898
May 1945–Oct 1946
18-Month
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
66.30"
(1,684.02mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1945 1965
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Nov 1944–Oct 1946
24-Month
90.42"
(2,296.67mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Nov 1943–Oct 1946
36-Month
125.22"
(3,180.59mm)
135.42"
(3,439.67mm)
-10.20"
(-259.08mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2011
Nov 1942–Oct 1946
48-Month
165.92"
(4,214.37mm)
180.60"
(4,587.24mm)
-14.68"
(-372.87mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2011
Nov 1941–Oct 1946
60-Month
208.54"
(5,296.92mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
-17.25"
(-438.15mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/