Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, December 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1953
1-Month
5.34"
(135.64mm)
4.17"
(105.92mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1952 1955
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1901
Nov–Dec 1953
2-Month
11.50"
(292.10mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
3.18"
(80.77mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1952 2001
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1969
Oct–Dec 1953
3-Month
16.49"
(418.85mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
4.67"
(118.62mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1952 1924
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2005
Sep–Dec 1953
4-Month
18.95"
(481.33mm)
15.43"
(391.92mm)
3.52"
(89.41mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1946
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2018
Aug–Dec 1953
5-Month
22.48"
(570.99mm)
19.48"
(494.79mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1952 1965
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2018
Jul–Dec 1953
6-Month
26.92"
(683.77mm)
22.73"
(577.34mm)
4.19"
(106.43mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1952 1965
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2018
Jun–Dec 1953
7-Month
27.88"
(708.15mm)
26.05"
(661.67mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1952 1965
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1927
Ties: 1990
May–Dec 1953
8-Month
31.68"
(804.67mm)
29.50"
(749.30mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1952 1965
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1972
Apr–Dec 1953
9-Month
37.66"
(956.56mm)
33.56"
(852.42mm)
4.10"
(104.14mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1965
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1972
Mar–Dec 1953
10-Month
46.46"
(1,180.08mm)
37.77"
(959.36mm)
8.69"
(220.72mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1952 1965
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1972
Ties: 2003
Feb–Dec 1953
11-Month
50.84"
(1,291.34mm)
41.21"
(1,046.73mm)
9.63"
(244.61mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1952 1965
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1972
Jan–Dec 1953
12-Month
56.83"
(1,443.48mm)
45.15"
(1,146.81mm)
11.68"
(296.67mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1952 1965
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1972
Jul 1952–Dec 1953
18-Month
75.28"
(1,912.11mm)
67.87"
(1,723.90mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1952 1965
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2006
Jan 1952–Dec 1953
24-Month
98.50"
(2,501.90mm)
90.28"
(2,293.11mm)
8.22"
(208.79mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2006
Jan 1951–Dec 1953
36-Month
143.83"
(3,653.28mm)
135.39"
(3,438.91mm)
8.44"
(214.37mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Jan 1950–Dec 1953
48-Month
183.04"
(4,649.22mm)
180.53"
(4,585.46mm)
2.51"
(63.76mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2011
Jan 1949–Dec 1953
60-Month
218.03"
(5,537.96mm)
225.76"
(5,734.30mm)
-7.73"
(-196.34mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/