Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, December 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1946
1-Month
3.66"
(92.96mm)
4.17"
(105.92mm)
-0.51"
(-12.96mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1944 1955
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1901
Nov–Dec 1946
2-Month
4.96"
(125.98mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
-3.36"
(-85.35mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1943 2001
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1969
Oct–Dec 1946
3-Month
5.54"
(140.72mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
-6.28"
(-159.51mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1924 1924
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2005
Sep–Dec 1946
4-Month
8.05"
(204.47mm)
15.43"
(391.92mm)
-7.38"
(-187.45mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1946
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Aug–Dec 1946
5-Month
18.65"
(473.71mm)
19.48"
(494.79mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1943 1965
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Jul–Dec 1946
6-Month
20.83"
(529.08mm)
22.73"
(577.34mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1943 1965
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Ties: 1929
Jun–Dec 1946
7-Month
24.24"
(615.70mm)
26.05"
(661.67mm)
-1.81"
(-45.97mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1943 1965
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1927
May–Dec 1946
8-Month
29.14"
(740.16mm)
29.50"
(749.30mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1944 1965
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1972
Apr–Dec 1946
9-Month
31.72"
(805.69mm)
33.56"
(852.42mm)
-1.84"
(-46.73mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1944 1965
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1972
Mar–Dec 1946
10-Month
33.63"
(854.20mm)
37.77"
(959.36mm)
-4.14"
(-105.16mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1943 1965
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1972
Feb–Dec 1946
11-Month
36.25"
(920.75mm)
41.21"
(1,046.73mm)
-4.96"
(-125.98mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1943 1965
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1972
Jan–Dec 1946
12-Month
39.71"
(1,008.63mm)
45.15"
(1,146.81mm)
-5.44"
(-138.18mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1943 1965
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1972
Jul 1945–Dec 1946
18-Month
63.12"
(1,603.25mm)
67.87"
(1,723.90mm)
-4.75"
(-120.65mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1944 1965
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Jan 1945–Dec 1946
24-Month
84.56"
(2,147.82mm)
90.28"
(2,293.11mm)
-5.72"
(-145.29mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Jan 1944–Dec 1946
36-Month
125.23"
(3,180.84mm)
135.39"
(3,438.91mm)
-10.16"
(-258.07mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019
Jan 1943–Dec 1946
48-Month
159.74"
(4,057.40mm)
180.53"
(4,585.46mm)
-20.79"
(-528.06mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Jan 1942–Dec 1946
60-Month
207.36"
(5,266.94mm)
225.76"
(5,734.30mm)
-18.40"
(-467.36mm)
14th 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 October 2020, retrieved on October 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/