Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, December 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1948
1-Month
2.50"
(63.50mm)
4.17"
(105.92mm)
-1.67"
(-42.42mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1943 1955
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1901
Nov–Dec 1948
2-Month
8.06"
(204.72mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
-0.26"
(-6.61mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1946 2001
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1969
Oct–Dec 1948
3-Month
12.00"
(304.80mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1947 1924
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2005
Sep–Dec 1948
4-Month
13.07"
(331.98mm)
15.43"
(391.92mm)
-2.36"
(-59.94mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1946 1946
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2018
Ties: 2007
Aug–Dec 1948
5-Month
15.04"
(382.02mm)
19.48"
(494.79mm)
-4.44"
(-112.77mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1943 1965
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2018
Jul–Dec 1948
6-Month
18.93"
(480.82mm)
22.73"
(577.34mm)
-3.80"
(-96.52mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1943 1965
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2018
Jun–Dec 1948
7-Month
22.18"
(563.37mm)
26.05"
(661.67mm)
-3.87"
(-98.30mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1943 1965
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1927
Ties: 1929
May–Dec 1948
8-Month
31.04"
(788.42mm)
29.50"
(749.30mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1947 1965
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1972
Apr–Dec 1948
9-Month
35.02"
(889.51mm)
33.56"
(852.42mm)
1.46"
(37.09mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1947 1965
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1972
Mar–Dec 1948
10-Month
39.11"
(993.39mm)
37.77"
(959.36mm)
1.34"
(34.03mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1965
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1972
Feb–Dec 1948
11-Month
40.99"
(1,041.15mm)
41.21"
(1,046.73mm)
-0.22"
(-5.58mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1947 1965
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1972
Jan–Dec 1948
12-Month
45.73"
(1,161.54mm)
45.15"
(1,146.81mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1947 1965
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1972
Jul 1947–Dec 1948
18-Month
66.64"
(1,692.66mm)
67.87"
(1,723.90mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1947 1965
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2006
Jan 1947–Dec 1948
24-Month
87.74"
(2,228.60mm)
90.28"
(2,293.11mm)
-2.54"
(-64.51mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2006
Jan 1946–Dec 1948
36-Month
127.45"
(3,237.23mm)
135.39"
(3,438.91mm)
-7.94"
(-201.68mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2011
Jan 1945–Dec 1948
48-Month
172.30"
(4,376.42mm)
180.53"
(4,585.46mm)
-8.23"
(-209.04mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2011
Jan 1944–Dec 1948
60-Month
212.97"
(5,409.44mm)
225.76"
(5,734.30mm)
-12.79"
(-324.86mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/