Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, January 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1947
1-Month
3.15"
(80.01mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1944 1955
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1979
Dec 1946–Jan 1947
2-Month
6.81"
(172.97mm)
8.09"
(205.49mm)
-1.28"
(-32.52mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1945 1981
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1979
Nov 1946–Jan 1947
3-Month
8.11"
(205.99mm)
12.25"
(311.15mm)
-4.14"
(-105.16mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1944 1981
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Oct 1946–Jan 1947
4-Month
8.69"
(220.73mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
-7.09"
(-180.08mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2006
Sep 1946–Jan 1947
5-Month
11.20"
(284.48mm)
19.38"
(492.25mm)
-8.18"
(-207.77mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Aug 1946–Jan 1947
6-Month
21.80"
(553.72mm)
23.42"
(594.87mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1944 1981
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jul 1946–Jan 1947
7-Month
23.98"
(609.09mm)
26.66"
(677.16mm)
-2.68"
(-68.07mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1946–Jan 1947
8-Month
27.39"
(695.71mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
May 1946–Jan 1947
9-Month
32.29"
(820.17mm)
33.40"
(848.36mm)
-1.11"
(-28.19mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2007
Apr 1946–Jan 1947
10-Month
34.87"
(885.70mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
-2.56"
(-65.02mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Mar 1946–Jan 1947
11-Month
36.78"
(934.21mm)
41.65"
(1,057.91mm)
-4.87"
(-123.70mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1973
Feb 1946–Jan 1947
12-Month
39.40"
(1,000.76mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
-5.72"
(-145.29mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1973
Ties: 1925
Aug 1945–Jan 1947
18-Month
64.16"
(1,629.66mm)
68.49"
(1,739.65mm)
-4.33"
(-109.99mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2007
Feb 1945–Jan 1947
24-Month
84.45"
(2,145.03mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
-5.80"
(-147.32mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1945 1967
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1974
Feb 1944–Jan 1947
36-Month
126.33"
(3,208.78mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
-9.08"
(-230.63mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1946 1967
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2020
Feb 1943–Jan 1947
48-Month
159.46"
(4,050.28mm)
180.63"
(4,588.00mm)
-21.17"
(-537.72mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1945 1967
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2012
Feb 1942–Jan 1947
60-Month
206.42"
(5,243.07mm)
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
-19.36"
(-491.74mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1946 1967
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on December 3, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/