Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, October 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1959
1-Month
5.48"
(139.19mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1924
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2005
Ties: 1976
Sep–Oct 1959
2-Month
6.46"
(164.08mm)
7.11"
(180.59mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1921
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2005
Aug–Oct 1959
3-Month
9.57"
(243.08mm)
11.16"
(283.46mm)
-1.59"
(-40.38mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1921
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1955
Jul–Oct 1959
4-Month
15.06"
(382.52mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
0.64"
(16.25mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1957 1968
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1955
Jun–Oct 1959
5-Month
20.77"
(527.56mm)
17.74"
(450.60mm)
3.03"
(76.96mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1955
May–Oct 1959
6-Month
22.51"
(571.75mm)
21.18"
(537.97mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2006
Apr–Oct 1959
7-Month
26.50"
(673.10mm)
25.24"
(641.10mm)
1.26"
(32.00mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1989
Mar–Oct 1959
8-Month
32.40"
(822.96mm)
29.46"
(748.28mm)
2.94"
(74.68mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1957 1965
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1989
Feb–Oct 1959
9-Month
35.69"
(906.53mm)
32.89"
(835.41mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1989
Jan–Oct 1959
10-Month
38.08"
(967.23mm)
36.84"
(935.74mm)
1.24"
(31.49mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Dec 1958–Oct 1959
11-Month
39.77"
(1,010.16mm)
40.99"
(1,041.15mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Nov 1958–Oct 1959
12-Month
42.92"
(1,090.17mm)
45.14"
(1,146.56mm)
-2.22"
(-56.39mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1898
May 1958–Oct 1959
18-Month
68.44"
(1,738.38mm)
66.30"
(1,684.02mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1965
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Nov 1957–Oct 1959
24-Month
100.98"
(2,564.89mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
10.73"
(272.54mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Nov 1956–Oct 1959
36-Month
132.14"
(3,356.36mm)
135.42"
(3,439.67mm)
-3.28"
(-83.31mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Nov 1955–Oct 1959
48-Month
173.32"
(4,402.33mm)
180.60"
(4,587.24mm)
-7.28"
(-184.91mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Nov 1954–Oct 1959
60-Month
228.42"
(5,801.87mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
2.63"
(66.80mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1953 1966
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/