Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, August 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1949
1-Month
2.94"
(74.68mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
-1.11"
(-28.19mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1948 1984
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1955
Jul–Aug 1949
2-Month
4.46"
(113.28mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
-2.85"
(-72.39mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1944 1907
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1927
Jun–Aug 1949
3-Month
4.61"
(117.09mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
-6.01"
(-152.66mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1949
127th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1922
May–Aug 1949
4-Month
7.93"
(201.42mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
-6.14"
(-155.96mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1944 1944
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2006
Apr–Aug 1949
5-Month
12.23"
(310.64mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
-5.90"
(-149.86mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1944 1999
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2006
Mar–Aug 1949
6-Month
14.93"
(379.22mm)
22.34"
(567.44mm)
-7.41"
(-188.22mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1965
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Feb–Aug 1949
7-Month
18.43"
(468.12mm)
25.78"
(654.81mm)
-7.35"
(-186.69mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1944 1957
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Jan–Aug 1949
8-Month
22.99"
(583.95mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
-6.73"
(-170.94mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1944 1957
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Dec 1948–Aug 1949
9-Month
25.49"
(647.45mm)
33.88"
(860.55mm)
-8.39"
(-213.10mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1944 1944
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Nov 1948–Aug 1949
10-Month
31.05"
(788.67mm)
38.03"
(965.96mm)
-6.98"
(-177.29mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1944 1944
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Oct 1948–Aug 1949
11-Month
34.99"
(888.75mm)
41.56"
(1,055.62mm)
-6.57"
(-166.87mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2006
Sep 1948–Aug 1949
12-Month
36.06"
(915.92mm)
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
-9.10"
(-231.14mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2019
Mar 1948–Aug 1949
18-Month
62.10"
(1,577.34mm)
67.43"
(1,712.72mm)
-5.33"
(-135.38mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1984
Sep 1947–Aug 1949
24-Month
83.16"
(2,112.26mm)
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
-7.07"
(-179.58mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1948 1966
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Sep 1946–Aug 1949
36-Month
118.78"
(3,017.01mm)
135.44"
(3,440.18mm)
-16.66"
(-423.17mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1984
Sep 1945–Aug 1949
48-Month
168.38"
(4,276.85mm)
180.62"
(4,587.75mm)
-12.24"
(-310.90mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2009
Sep 1944–Aug 1949
60-Month
215.71"
(5,479.03mm)
225.77"
(5,734.56mm)
-10.06"
(-255.53mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1948 1966
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 24, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/