Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of November 2019. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, December 1959

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Driest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Wettest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1959
1-Month
4.39"
(111.51mm)
4.17"
(105.92mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1955
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1901
Nov–Dec 1959
2-Month
9.16"
(232.66mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
0.84"
(21.33mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1958 2001
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1969
Oct–Dec 1959
3-Month
14.64"
(371.86mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
2.82"
(71.63mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1958 1924
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2005
Sep–Dec 1959
4-Month
15.62"
(396.75mm)
15.43"
(391.92mm)
0.19"
(4.83mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1946
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2018
Aug–Dec 1959
5-Month
18.73"
(475.74mm)
19.48"
(494.79mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1957 1965
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2018
Jul–Dec 1959
6-Month
24.22"
(615.19mm)
22.73"
(577.34mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1958 1965
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2018
Jun–Dec 1959
7-Month
29.93"
(760.22mm)
26.05"
(661.67mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1958 1965
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1927
May–Dec 1959
8-Month
31.67"
(804.42mm)
29.50"
(749.30mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1958 1965
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1972
Ties: 2017
Apr–Dec 1959
9-Month
35.66"
(905.76mm)
33.56"
(852.42mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1957 1965
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1972
Mar–Dec 1959
10-Month
41.56"
(1,055.62mm)
37.77"
(959.36mm)
3.79"
(96.26mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1957 1965
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1972
Feb–Dec 1959
11-Month
44.85"
(1,139.19mm)
41.21"
(1,046.73mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1957 1965
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1972
Jan–Dec 1959
12-Month
47.24"
(1,199.90mm)
45.15"
(1,146.81mm)
2.09"
(53.09mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1957 1965
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1972
Ties: 2014
Jul 1958–Dec 1959
18-Month
70.90"
(1,800.86mm)
67.87"
(1,723.90mm)
3.03"
(76.96mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1957 1965
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2006
Jan 1958–Dec 1959
24-Month
99.57"
(2,529.08mm)
90.28"
(2,293.11mm)
9.29"
(235.97mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2006
Jan 1957–Dec 1959
36-Month
132.32"
(3,360.93mm)
135.39"
(3,438.91mm)
-3.07"
(-77.98mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Jan 1956–Dec 1959
48-Month
176.51"
(4,483.35mm)
180.53"
(4,585.46mm)
-4.02"
(-102.11mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Jan 1955–Dec 1959
60-Month
226.61"
(5,755.89mm)
225.76"
(5,734.30mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1953 1966
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/