Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, August 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1959
1-Month
3.11"
(78.99mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1984
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1955
Jul–Aug 1959
2-Month
8.60"
(218.44mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
1.29"
(32.77mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1957 1907
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1927
Jun–Aug 1959
3-Month
14.31"
(363.47mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
3.69"
(93.72mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1958 1949
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1922
May–Aug 1959
4-Month
16.05"
(407.67mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1957 1944
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2006
Apr–Aug 1959
5-Month
20.04"
(509.02mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
1.91"
(48.52mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1957 1999
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2006
Mar–Aug 1959
6-Month
25.94"
(658.88mm)
22.34"
(567.44mm)
3.60"
(91.44mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1957 1965
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Feb–Aug 1959
7-Month
29.23"
(742.44mm)
25.78"
(654.81mm)
3.45"
(87.63mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Jan–Aug 1959
8-Month
31.62"
(803.15mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Dec 1958–Aug 1959
9-Month
33.31"
(846.07mm)
33.88"
(860.55mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1957 1944
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Nov 1958–Aug 1959
10-Month
36.46"
(926.08mm)
38.03"
(965.96mm)
-1.57"
(-39.88mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1957 1944
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Oct 1958–Aug 1959
11-Month
39.88"
(1,012.95mm)
41.56"
(1,055.62mm)
-1.68"
(-42.67mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1957 1966
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2006
Sep 1958–Aug 1959
12-Month
44.92"
(1,140.97mm)
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
-0.24"
(-6.09mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1957 1966
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Mar 1958–Aug 1959
18-Month
73.19"
(1,859.03mm)
67.43"
(1,712.72mm)
5.76"
(146.31mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1984
Sep 1957–Aug 1959
24-Month
98.43"
(2,500.12mm)
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
8.20"
(208.28mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Sep 1956–Aug 1959
36-Month
132.10"
(3,355.34mm)
135.44"
(3,440.18mm)
-3.34"
(-84.84mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Sep 1955–Aug 1959
48-Month
178.60"
(4,536.44mm)
180.62"
(4,587.75mm)
-2.02"
(-51.31mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1953 1966
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2009
Sep 1954–Aug 1959
60-Month
232.57"
(5,907.28mm)
225.77"
(5,734.56mm)
6.80"
(172.72mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 5, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/