Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, August 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1956
1-Month
1.42"
(36.07mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
-2.63"
(-66.80mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1940 1984
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1955
Jul–Aug 1956
2-Month
6.37"
(161.80mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
-0.94"
(-23.87mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1951 1907
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1927
Jun–Aug 1956
3-Month
8.56"
(217.42mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
-2.06"
(-52.33mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1951 1949
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1922
May–Aug 1956
4-Month
10.58"
(268.73mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
-3.49"
(-88.65mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1949 1944
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2006
Apr–Aug 1956
5-Month
13.82"
(351.03mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
-4.31"
(-109.47mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1949 1999
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2006
Mar–Aug 1956
6-Month
19.68"
(499.87mm)
22.34"
(567.44mm)
-2.66"
(-67.57mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1950 1965
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1998
Ties: 1905
Feb–Aug 1956
7-Month
24.05"
(610.87mm)
25.78"
(654.81mm)
-1.73"
(-43.94mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1951 1957
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1998
Jan–Aug 1956
8-Month
28.79"
(731.27mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1957
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1998
Dec 1955–Aug 1956
9-Month
29.59"
(751.59mm)
33.88"
(860.55mm)
-4.29"
(-108.96mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1950 1944
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1998
Nov 1955–Aug 1956
10-Month
34.76"
(882.90mm)
38.03"
(965.96mm)
-3.27"
(-83.06mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1950 1944
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1998
Oct 1955–Aug 1956
11-Month
42.53"
(1,080.26mm)
41.56"
(1,055.62mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2006
Sep 1955–Aug 1956
12-Month
46.50"
(1,181.10mm)
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
1.34"
(34.04mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Mar 1955–Aug 1956
18-Month
73.71"
(1,872.23mm)
67.43"
(1,712.72mm)
6.28"
(159.51mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1953 1966
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1984
Sep 1954–Aug 1956
24-Month
100.47"
(2,551.94mm)
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
10.24"
(260.10mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Sep 1953–Aug 1956
36-Month
152.33"
(3,869.18mm)
135.44"
(3,440.18mm)
16.89"
(429.00mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1984
Ties: 1979
Sep 1952–Aug 1956
48-Month
199.45"
(5,066.03mm)
180.62"
(4,587.75mm)
18.83"
(478.28mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2009
Sep 1951–Aug 1956
60-Month
249.72"
(6,342.89mm)
225.77"
(5,734.56mm)
23.95"
(608.33mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 19, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/