Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, December 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1956
1-Month
5.08"
(129.03mm)
4.17"
(105.92mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1955 1955
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1901
Nov–Dec 1956
2-Month
8.98"
(228.09mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1955 2001
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1969
Oct–Dec 1956
3-Month
11.95"
(303.53mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1952 1924
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2005
Sep–Dec 1956
4-Month
15.40"
(391.16mm)
15.43"
(391.92mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1952 1946
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2018
Aug–Dec 1956
5-Month
16.82"
(427.23mm)
19.48"
(494.79mm)
-2.66"
(-67.56mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1949 1965
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2018
Jul–Dec 1956
6-Month
21.77"
(552.96mm)
22.73"
(577.34mm)
-0.96"
(-24.38mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1965
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2018
Jun–Dec 1956
7-Month
23.96"
(608.58mm)
26.05"
(661.67mm)
-2.09"
(-53.09mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1952 1965
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1927
May–Dec 1956
8-Month
25.98"
(659.89mm)
29.50"
(749.30mm)
-3.52"
(-89.41mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1952 1965
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1972
Apr–Dec 1956
9-Month
29.22"
(742.19mm)
33.56"
(852.42mm)
-4.34"
(-110.23mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1965
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1972
Mar–Dec 1956
10-Month
35.08"
(891.03mm)
37.77"
(959.36mm)
-2.69"
(-68.33mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1952 1965
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1972
Ties: 1900
Feb–Dec 1956
11-Month
39.45"
(1,002.03mm)
41.21"
(1,046.73mm)
-1.76"
(-44.70mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1965
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1972
Jan–Dec 1956
12-Month
44.19"
(1,122.43mm)
45.15"
(1,146.81mm)
-0.96"
(-24.38mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1965
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1972
Jul 1955–Dec 1956
18-Month
76.82"
(1,951.23mm)
67.87"
(1,723.90mm)
8.95"
(227.33mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1953 1965
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Jan 1955–Dec 1956
24-Month
94.29"
(2,394.97mm)
90.28"
(2,293.11mm)
4.01"
(101.86mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Jan 1954–Dec 1956
36-Month
148.78"
(3,779.01mm)
135.39"
(3,438.91mm)
13.39"
(340.10mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1953 1966
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Jan 1953–Dec 1956
48-Month
205.61"
(5,222.49mm)
180.53"
(4,585.46mm)
25.08"
(637.03mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
12th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jan 1952–Dec 1956
60-Month
247.28"
(6,280.91mm)
225.76"
(5,734.30mm)
21.52"
(546.61mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 15, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/