Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, January 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1960
1-Month
3.32"
(84.33mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1959 1955
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1979
Dec 1959–Jan 1960
2-Month
7.71"
(195.83mm)
8.09"
(205.49mm)
-0.38"
(-9.66mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1959 1981
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1979
Nov 1959–Jan 1960
3-Month
12.48"
(316.99mm)
12.25"
(311.15mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1959 1981
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Oct 1959–Jan 1960
4-Month
17.96"
(456.18mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2006
Sep 1959–Jan 1960
5-Month
18.94"
(481.08mm)
19.38"
(492.25mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Aug 1959–Jan 1960
6-Month
22.05"
(560.07mm)
23.42"
(594.87mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1959 1981
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jul 1959–Jan 1960
7-Month
27.54"
(699.52mm)
26.66"
(677.16mm)
0.88"
(22.36mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1959 1966
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Jun 1959–Jan 1960
8-Month
33.25"
(844.55mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
3.31"
(84.07mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1966
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
May 1959–Jan 1960
9-Month
34.99"
(888.75mm)
33.40"
(848.36mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1959 1966
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2007
Apr 1959–Jan 1960
10-Month
38.98"
(990.09mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Mar 1959–Jan 1960
11-Month
44.88"
(1,139.95mm)
41.65"
(1,057.91mm)
3.23"
(82.04mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1959 1966
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1973
Ties: 1962
Feb 1959–Jan 1960
12-Month
48.17"
(1,223.52mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1959 1966
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1973
Aug 1958–Jan 1960
18-Month
69.41"
(1,763.01mm)
68.49"
(1,739.65mm)
0.92"
(23.36mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2007
Feb 1958–Jan 1960
24-Month
95.45"
(2,424.43mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
5.20"
(132.08mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1959 1967
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1974
Feb 1957–Jan 1960
36-Month
133.34"
(3,386.84mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
-2.07"
(-52.57mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1959 1967
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Feb 1956–Jan 1960
48-Month
175.09"
(4,447.29mm)
180.63"
(4,588.00mm)
-5.54"
(-140.71mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1953 1967
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2012
Feb 1955–Jan 1960
60-Month
229.15"
(5,820.41mm)
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
3.37"
(85.60mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1954 1967
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/