Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of April 2021. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, August 1948

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Driest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Wettest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1948
1-Month
1.97"
(50.04mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
-2.08"
(-52.83mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1944 1984
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1955
Jul–Aug 1948
2-Month
5.86"
(148.84mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1945 1907
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1927
Jun–Aug 1948
3-Month
9.11"
(231.39mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
-1.51"
(-38.36mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1944 1949
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1922
May–Aug 1948
4-Month
17.97"
(456.44mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1944
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2006
Apr–Aug 1948
5-Month
21.95"
(557.53mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1947 1999
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2006
Mar–Aug 1948
6-Month
26.04"
(661.42mm)
22.34"
(567.44mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1947 1965
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1998
Feb–Aug 1948
7-Month
27.92"
(709.17mm)
25.78"
(654.81mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1947 1957
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1998
Jan–Aug 1948
8-Month
32.66"
(829.56mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
2.94"
(74.67mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1947 1957
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1998
Dec 1947–Aug 1948
9-Month
36.08"
(916.43mm)
33.88"
(860.55mm)
2.20"
(55.88mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1944
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1998
Nov 1947–Aug 1948
10-Month
40.88"
(1,038.35mm)
38.03"
(965.96mm)
2.85"
(72.39mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1947 1944
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1998
Oct 1947–Aug 1948
11-Month
43.39"
(1,102.11mm)
41.56"
(1,055.62mm)
1.83"
(46.49mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2006
Sep 1947–Aug 1948
12-Month
47.10"
(1,196.34mm)
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
1.94"
(49.28mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Mar 1947–Aug 1948
18-Month
69.77"
(1,772.16mm)
67.43"
(1,712.72mm)
2.34"
(59.44mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1984
Sep 1946–Aug 1948
24-Month
82.72"
(2,101.09mm)
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
-7.51"
(-190.75mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Sep 1945–Aug 1948
36-Month
132.32"
(3,360.93mm)
135.44"
(3,440.18mm)
-3.12"
(-79.25mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1946 1966
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1984
Sep 1944–Aug 1948
48-Month
179.65"
(4,563.11mm)
180.62"
(4,587.75mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2009
Sep 1943–Aug 1948
60-Month
210.94"
(5,357.88mm)
225.77"
(5,734.56mm)
-14.83"
(-376.68mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
106th 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 11, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/