Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, August 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1955
1-Month
11.92"
(302.77mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
7.87"
(199.90mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1954 1984
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1955
Jul–Aug 1955
2-Month
14.92"
(378.97mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
7.61"
(193.30mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1954 1907
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1927
Jun–Aug 1955
3-Month
18.10"
(459.74mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1954 1949
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1922
May–Aug 1955
4-Month
19.64"
(498.86mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
5.57"
(141.48mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1954 1944
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2006
Apr–Aug 1955
5-Month
22.93"
(582.42mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
4.80"
(121.92mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1953 1999
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2006
Mar–Aug 1955
6-Month
27.21"
(691.13mm)
22.34"
(567.44mm)
4.87"
(123.69mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1965
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1998
Feb–Aug 1955
7-Month
31.61"
(802.89mm)
25.78"
(654.81mm)
5.83"
(148.08mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1954 1957
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1998
Ties: 2009
Jan–Aug 1955
8-Month
32.39"
(822.71mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
2.67"
(67.82mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1951 1957
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1998
Dec 1954–Aug 1955
9-Month
38.29"
(972.57mm)
33.88"
(860.55mm)
4.41"
(112.02mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1954 1944
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1998
Nov 1954–Aug 1955
10-Month
43.36"
(1,101.34mm)
38.03"
(965.96mm)
5.33"
(135.38mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1951 1944
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1998
Oct 1954–Aug 1955
11-Month
45.87"
(1,165.10mm)
41.56"
(1,055.62mm)
4.31"
(109.48mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1953 1966
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2006
Sep 1954–Aug 1955
12-Month
53.97"
(1,370.84mm)
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
8.81"
(223.78mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2019
Mar 1954–Aug 1955
18-Month
81.27"
(2,064.26mm)
67.43"
(1,712.72mm)
13.84"
(351.54mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1984
Sep 1953–Aug 1955
24-Month
105.83"
(2,688.08mm)
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
15.60"
(396.24mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Sep 1952–Aug 1955
36-Month
152.95"
(3,884.93mm)
135.44"
(3,440.18mm)
17.51"
(444.75mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1984
Sep 1951–Aug 1955
48-Month
203.22"
(5,161.79mm)
180.62"
(4,587.75mm)
22.60"
(574.04mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2009
Sep 1950–Aug 1955
60-Month
244.18"
(6,202.17mm)
225.77"
(5,734.56mm)
18.41"
(467.61mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 23, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/