Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, August 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1951
1-Month
3.42"
(86.87mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1949 1984
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1955
Jul–Aug 1951
2-Month
5.24"
(133.10mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
-2.07"
(-52.57mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1949 1907
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1927
Jun–Aug 1951
3-Month
7.51"
(190.75mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
-3.11"
(-79.00mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1949 1949
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1922
May–Aug 1951
4-Month
11.72"
(297.69mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
-2.35"
(-59.69mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1950 1944
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2006
Apr–Aug 1951
5-Month
15.00"
(381.00mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
-3.13"
(-79.50mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1950 1999
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2006
Mar–Aug 1951
6-Month
19.74"
(501.40mm)
22.34"
(567.44mm)
-2.60"
(-66.04mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1950 1965
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Ties: 1932
Feb–Aug 1951
7-Month
23.61"
(599.69mm)
25.78"
(654.81mm)
-2.17"
(-55.12mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1950 1957
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Ties: 1976
Jan–Aug 1951
8-Month
27.49"
(698.25mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
-2.23"
(-56.64mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1950 1957
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Dec 1950–Aug 1951
9-Month
31.28"
(794.51mm)
33.88"
(860.55mm)
-2.60"
(-66.04mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1950 1944
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Nov 1950–Aug 1951
10-Month
37.24"
(945.90mm)
38.03"
(965.96mm)
-0.79"
(-20.06mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1950 1944
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Oct 1950–Aug 1951
11-Month
39.24"
(996.70mm)
41.56"
(1,055.62mm)
-2.32"
(-58.92mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1950 1966
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2006
Sep 1950–Aug 1951
12-Month
40.96"
(1,040.38mm)
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
-4.20"
(-106.68mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1950 1966
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2019
Mar 1950–Aug 1951
18-Month
59.24"
(1,504.70mm)
67.43"
(1,712.72mm)
-8.19"
(-208.02mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1950 1966
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1984
Sep 1949–Aug 1951
24-Month
78.70"
(1,998.98mm)
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
-11.53"
(-292.86mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1950 1966
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Sep 1948–Aug 1951
36-Month
114.76"
(2,914.90mm)
135.44"
(3,440.18mm)
-20.68"
(-525.28mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1984
Sep 1947–Aug 1951
48-Month
161.86"
(4,111.24mm)
180.62"
(4,587.75mm)
-18.76"
(-476.51mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1950 1966
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2009
Sep 1946–Aug 1951
60-Month
197.48"
(5,015.99mm)
225.77"
(5,734.56mm)
-28.29"
(-718.57mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/