Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, August 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1953
1-Month
3.53"
(89.66mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1951 1984
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1955
Jul–Aug 1953
2-Month
7.97"
(202.44mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
0.66"
(16.77mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1951 1907
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1927
Jun–Aug 1953
3-Month
8.93"
(226.82mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
-1.69"
(-42.93mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1949
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1922
May–Aug 1953
4-Month
12.73"
(323.34mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
-1.34"
(-34.04mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1944
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2006
Apr–Aug 1953
5-Month
18.71"
(475.23mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1951 1999
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2006
Mar–Aug 1953
6-Month
27.51"
(698.75mm)
22.34"
(567.44mm)
5.17"
(131.31mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1952 1965
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1998
Feb–Aug 1953
7-Month
31.89"
(810.01mm)
25.78"
(654.81mm)
6.11"
(155.20mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1952 1957
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1998
Ties: 2006
Jan–Aug 1953
8-Month
37.88"
(962.15mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
8.16"
(207.26mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1952 1957
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1998
Dec 1952–Aug 1953
9-Month
41.57"
(1,055.88mm)
33.88"
(860.55mm)
7.69"
(195.33mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1952 1944
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1998
Nov 1952–Aug 1953
10-Month
43.79"
(1,112.27mm)
38.03"
(965.96mm)
5.76"
(146.31mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1951 1944
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1998
Oct 1952–Aug 1953
11-Month
45.20"
(1,148.08mm)
41.56"
(1,055.62mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2006
Sep 1952–Aug 1953
12-Month
47.12"
(1,196.85mm)
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
1.96"
(49.79mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Mar 1952–Aug 1953
18-Month
71.33"
(1,811.78mm)
67.43"
(1,712.72mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1984
Sep 1951–Aug 1953
24-Month
97.39"
(2,473.71mm)
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
7.16"
(181.87mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Sep 1950–Aug 1953
36-Month
138.35"
(3,514.09mm)
135.44"
(3,440.18mm)
2.91"
(73.91mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1984
Sep 1949–Aug 1953
48-Month
176.09"
(4,472.69mm)
180.62"
(4,587.75mm)
-4.53"
(-115.06mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2009
Sep 1948–Aug 1953
60-Month
212.15"
(5,388.61mm)
225.77"
(5,734.56mm)
-13.62"
(-345.95mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 15, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/