Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, September 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1953
1-Month
2.46"
(62.48mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1952 1941
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2008
Aug–Sep 1953
2-Month
5.99"
(152.15mm)
7.66"
(194.56mm)
-1.67"
(-42.41mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1951 1984
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1954
Ties: 1998
Jul–Sep 1953
3-Month
10.43"
(264.92mm)
10.91"
(277.11mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1951 2020
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1954
Jun–Sep 1953
4-Month
11.39"
(289.31mm)
14.23"
(361.44mm)
-2.84"
(-72.13mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1951 1957
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1938
May–Sep 1953
5-Month
15.19"
(385.83mm)
17.67"
(448.82mm)
-2.48"
(-62.99mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1951 1957
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1938
Apr–Sep 1953
6-Month
21.17"
(537.72mm)
21.74"
(552.20mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1951 1957
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1938
Mar–Sep 1953
7-Month
29.97"
(761.24mm)
25.95"
(659.13mm)
4.02"
(102.11mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1952 1965
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1989
Feb–Sep 1953
8-Month
34.35"
(872.49mm)
29.39"
(746.51mm)
4.96"
(125.98mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1952 1957
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1998
Jan–Sep 1953
9-Month
40.34"
(1,024.64mm)
33.33"
(846.58mm)
7.01"
(178.06mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1952 1957
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1998
Dec 1952–Sep 1953
10-Month
44.03"
(1,118.36mm)
37.48"
(951.99mm)
6.55"
(166.37mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1952 1957
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1998
Nov 1952–Sep 1953
11-Month
46.25"
(1,174.75mm)
41.64"
(1,057.66mm)
4.61"
(117.09mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1951 1957
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1998
Oct 1952–Sep 1953
12-Month
47.66"
(1,210.56mm)
45.17"
(1,147.32mm)
2.49"
(63.24mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1951 1957
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2006
Ties: 1908
Apr 1952–Sep 1953
18-Month
69.40"
(1,762.76mm)
66.82"
(1,697.23mm)
2.58"
(65.53mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2010
Oct 1951–Sep 1953
24-Month
97.85"
(2,485.39mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
7.60"
(193.04mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Oct 1950–Sep 1953
36-Month
139.09"
(3,532.89mm)
135.45"
(3,440.43mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2008
Oct 1949–Sep 1953
48-Month
174.26"
(4,426.20mm)
180.63"
(4,588.00mm)
-6.37"
(-161.80mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2009
Oct 1948–Sep 1953
60-Month
213.54"
(5,423.92mm)
225.77"
(5,734.56mm)
-12.23"
(-310.64mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 6, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/