Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, December 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1947
1-Month
3.42"
(86.87mm)
4.17"
(105.92mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1944 1955
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1901
Ties: 1903
Nov–Dec 1947
2-Month
8.22"
(208.79mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1946 2001
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1969
Oct–Dec 1947
3-Month
10.73"
(272.54mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
-1.09"
(-27.69mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1946 1924
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2005
Sep–Dec 1947
4-Month
14.44"
(366.78mm)
15.43"
(391.92mm)
-0.99"
(-25.14mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1946 1946
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Aug–Dec 1947
5-Month
16.67"
(423.42mm)
19.48"
(494.79mm)
-2.81"
(-71.37mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1943 1965
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2018
Jul–Dec 1947
6-Month
20.91"
(531.11mm)
22.73"
(577.34mm)
-1.82"
(-46.23mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1946 1965
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Jun–Dec 1947
7-Month
24.85"
(631.19mm)
26.05"
(661.67mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1946 1965
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1927
May–Dec 1947
8-Month
29.17"
(740.92mm)
29.50"
(749.30mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1946 1965
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1972
Apr–Dec 1947
9-Month
34.12"
(866.65mm)
33.56"
(852.42mm)
0.56"
(14.23mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1946 1965
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1972
Mar–Dec 1947
10-Month
37.11"
(942.59mm)
37.77"
(959.36mm)
-0.66"
(-16.77mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1946 1965
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1972
Ties: 1940
Feb–Dec 1947
11-Month
38.86"
(987.04mm)
41.21"
(1,046.73mm)
-2.35"
(-59.69mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1946 1965
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1972
Jan–Dec 1947
12-Month
42.01"
(1,067.05mm)
45.15"
(1,146.81mm)
-3.14"
(-79.76mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1946 1965
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1972
Jul 1946–Dec 1947
18-Month
62.84"
(1,596.14mm)
67.87"
(1,723.90mm)
-5.03"
(-127.76mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1944 1965
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2006
Jan 1946–Dec 1947
24-Month
81.72"
(2,075.69mm)
90.28"
(2,293.11mm)
-8.56"
(-217.42mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2006
Jan 1945–Dec 1947
36-Month
126.57"
(3,214.88mm)
135.39"
(3,438.91mm)
-8.82"
(-224.03mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1946 1966
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2011
Jan 1944–Dec 1947
48-Month
167.24"
(4,247.90mm)
180.53"
(4,585.46mm)
-13.29"
(-337.56mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1946 1966
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Jan 1943–Dec 1947
60-Month
201.75"
(5,124.45mm)
225.76"
(5,734.30mm)
-24.01"
(-609.85mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/