Climate at a Glance

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, December 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1955
1-Month
0.80"
(20.32mm)
4.17"
(105.92mm)
-3.37"
(-85.60mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1955
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1901
Nov–Dec 1955
2-Month
5.97"
(151.64mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
-2.35"
(-59.69mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1952 2001
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1969
Oct–Dec 1955
3-Month
13.74"
(349.00mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
1.92"
(48.77mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1924
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2005
Sep–Dec 1955
4-Month
17.71"
(449.83mm)
15.43"
(391.92mm)
2.28"
(57.91mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1952 1946
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2018
Aug–Dec 1955
5-Month
29.63"
(752.60mm)
19.48"
(494.79mm)
10.15"
(257.81mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1953 1965
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2018
Jul–Dec 1955
6-Month
32.63"
(828.80mm)
22.73"
(577.34mm)
9.90"
(251.46mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1954 1965
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2018
Jun–Dec 1955
7-Month
35.81"
(909.57mm)
26.05"
(661.67mm)
9.76"
(247.90mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1954 1965
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1927
May–Dec 1955
8-Month
37.35"
(948.69mm)
29.50"
(749.30mm)
7.85"
(199.39mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1953 1965
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1972
Apr–Dec 1955
9-Month
40.64"
(1,032.26mm)
33.56"
(852.42mm)
7.08"
(179.84mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1953 1965
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1972
Mar–Dec 1955
10-Month
44.92"
(1,140.97mm)
37.77"
(959.36mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1952 1965
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1972
Feb–Dec 1955
11-Month
49.32"
(1,252.73mm)
41.21"
(1,046.73mm)
8.11"
(206.00mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1952 1965
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1972
Jan–Dec 1955
12-Month
50.10"
(1,272.54mm)
45.15"
(1,146.81mm)
4.95"
(125.73mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1952 1965
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1972
Jul 1954–Dec 1955
18-Month
82.65"
(2,099.31mm)
67.87"
(1,723.90mm)
14.78"
(375.41mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1954 1965
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2019
Jan 1954–Dec 1955
24-Month
104.59"
(2,656.59mm)
90.28"
(2,293.11mm)
14.31"
(363.48mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1953 1966
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Jan 1953–Dec 1955
36-Month
161.42"
(4,100.07mm)
135.39"
(3,438.91mm)
26.03"
(661.16mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan 1952–Dec 1955
48-Month
203.09"
(5,158.49mm)
180.53"
(4,585.46mm)
22.56"
(573.03mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2011
Jan 1951–Dec 1955
60-Month
248.42"
(6,309.87mm)
225.76"
(5,734.30mm)
22.66"
(575.57mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/