Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, January 1952

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1952
1-Month
4.67"
(118.62mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1951 1955
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1979
Dec 1951–Jan 1952
2-Month
9.49"
(241.05mm)
8.09"
(205.49mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1951 1981
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1979
Nov 1951–Jan 1952
3-Month
17.23"
(437.64mm)
12.25"
(311.15mm)
4.98"
(126.49mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1951 1981
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2019
Oct 1951–Jan 1952
4-Month
20.51"
(520.95mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
4.73"
(120.14mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2006
Sep 1951–Jan 1952
5-Month
22.51"
(571.75mm)
19.38"
(492.25mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Aug 1951–Jan 1952
6-Month
25.93"
(658.62mm)
23.42"
(594.87mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1981
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jul 1951–Jan 1952
7-Month
27.75"
(704.85mm)
26.66"
(677.16mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Jun 1951–Jan 1952
8-Month
30.02"
(762.51mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Ties: 2016
May 1951–Jan 1952
9-Month
34.23"
(869.44mm)
33.40"
(848.36mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2007
Apr 1951–Jan 1952
10-Month
37.51"
(952.75mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Mar 1951–Jan 1952
11-Month
42.25"
(1,073.15mm)
41.65"
(1,057.91mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1973
Feb 1951–Jan 1952
12-Month
46.12"
(1,171.45mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1973
Aug 1950–Jan 1952
18-Month
67.97"
(1,726.44mm)
68.49"
(1,739.65mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2007
Feb 1950–Jan 1952
24-Month
85.62"
(2,174.75mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
-4.63"
(-117.60mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1951 1967
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1974
Feb 1949–Jan 1952
36-Month
119.64"
(3,038.86mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
-15.77"
(-400.55mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1951 1967
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2011
Feb 1948–Jan 1952
48-Month
165.19"
(4,195.83mm)
180.63"
(4,588.00mm)
-15.44"
(-392.17mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1951 1967
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2012
Feb 1947–Jan 1952
60-Month
208.79"
(5,303.27mm)
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
-16.99"
(-431.54mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1951 1967
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/