Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, January 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1950
1-Month
3.59"
(91.19mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1955
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1979
Dec 1949–Jan 1950
2-Month
6.25"
(158.75mm)
8.09"
(205.49mm)
-1.84"
(-46.74mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1981
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1979
Nov 1949–Jan 1950
3-Month
9.48"
(240.79mm)
12.25"
(311.15mm)
-2.77"
(-70.36mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1947 1981
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Oct 1949–Jan 1950
4-Month
11.30"
(287.02mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
-4.48"
(-113.79mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2006
Sep 1949–Jan 1950
5-Month
15.59"
(395.99mm)
19.38"
(492.25mm)
-3.79"
(-96.26mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Aug 1949–Jan 1950
6-Month
18.53"
(470.66mm)
23.42"
(594.87mm)
-4.89"
(-124.21mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1944 1981
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jul 1949–Jan 1950
7-Month
20.05"
(509.27mm)
26.66"
(677.16mm)
-6.61"
(-167.89mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jun 1949–Jan 1950
8-Month
20.20"
(513.08mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
-9.74"
(-247.40mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1966
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
May 1949–Jan 1950
9-Month
23.52"
(597.41mm)
33.40"
(848.36mm)
-9.88"
(-250.95mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1966
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2007
Apr 1949–Jan 1950
10-Month
27.82"
(706.63mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
-9.61"
(-244.09mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Ties: 1944
Mar 1949–Jan 1950
11-Month
30.52"
(775.21mm)
41.65"
(1,057.91mm)
-11.13"
(-282.70mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1966
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1973
Feb 1949–Jan 1950
12-Month
34.02"
(864.11mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
-11.10"
(-281.94mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1973
Aug 1948–Jan 1950
18-Month
53.62"
(1,361.95mm)
68.49"
(1,739.65mm)
-14.87"
(-377.70mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1942 1966
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2007
Feb 1948–Jan 1950
24-Month
79.57"
(2,021.08mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
-10.68"
(-271.27mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1945 1967
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1974
Feb 1947–Jan 1950
36-Month
123.17"
(3,128.52mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
-12.24"
(-310.89mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1946 1967
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2020
Feb 1946–Jan 1950
48-Month
162.57"
(4,129.28mm)
180.63"
(4,588.00mm)
-18.06"
(-458.72mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1947 1967
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2012
Feb 1945–Jan 1950
60-Month
207.62"
(5,273.55mm)
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
-18.16"
(-461.26mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1948 1967
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 19, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/