Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, January 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1959
1-Month
2.39"
(60.71mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1955
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1979
Dec 1958–Jan 1959
2-Month
4.08"
(103.63mm)
8.09"
(205.49mm)
-4.01"
(-101.86mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1944 1981
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1979
Nov 1958–Jan 1959
3-Month
7.23"
(183.64mm)
12.25"
(311.15mm)
-5.02"
(-127.51mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1944 1981
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Oct 1958–Jan 1959
4-Month
10.65"
(270.51mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
-5.13"
(-130.30mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2006
Sep 1958–Jan 1959
5-Month
15.69"
(398.53mm)
19.38"
(492.25mm)
-3.69"
(-93.72mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1953 2002
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Aug 1958–Jan 1959
6-Month
21.24"
(539.50mm)
23.42"
(594.87mm)
-2.18"
(-55.37mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1957 1981
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jul 1958–Jan 1959
7-Month
26.05"
(661.67mm)
26.66"
(677.16mm)
-0.61"
(-15.49mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1957 1966
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jun 1958–Jan 1959
8-Month
28.50"
(723.90mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
-1.44"
(-36.58mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
May 1958–Jan 1959
9-Month
32.75"
(831.85mm)
33.40"
(848.36mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2007
Apr 1958–Jan 1959
10-Month
39.96"
(1,014.98mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Mar 1958–Jan 1959
11-Month
43.96"
(1,116.58mm)
41.65"
(1,057.91mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1973
Feb 1958–Jan 1959
12-Month
47.28"
(1,200.91mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1973
Aug 1957–Jan 1959
18-Month
72.07"
(1,830.58mm)
68.49"
(1,739.65mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2007
Feb 1957–Jan 1959
24-Month
85.17"
(2,163.32mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
-5.08"
(-129.03mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1958 1967
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1974
Feb 1956–Jan 1959
36-Month
126.92"
(3,223.77mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
-8.49"
(-215.64mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1952 1967
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2020
Feb 1955–Jan 1959
48-Month
180.98"
(4,596.89mm)
180.63"
(4,588.00mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1953 1967
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2012
Feb 1954–Jan 1959
60-Month
233.42"
(5,928.87mm)
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
7.64"
(194.06mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1954 1967
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/