Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, August 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1960
1-Month
1.76"
(44.70mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
-2.29"
(-58.17mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1956 1984
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1955
Jul–Aug 1960
2-Month
7.05"
(179.07mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1957 1907
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1927
Ties: 1914, 2018
Jun–Aug 1960
3-Month
8.83"
(224.28mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
-1.79"
(-45.47mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1957 1949
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1922
May–Aug 1960
4-Month
12.72"
(323.09mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1957 1944
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2006
Apr–Aug 1960
5-Month
16.21"
(411.73mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
-1.92"
(-48.77mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1957 1999
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2006
Mar–Aug 1960
6-Month
19.35"
(491.49mm)
22.34"
(567.44mm)
-2.99"
(-75.95mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1957 1965
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1998
Feb–Aug 1960
7-Month
24.77"
(629.16mm)
25.78"
(654.81mm)
-1.01"
(-25.65mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1998
Jan–Aug 1960
8-Month
28.09"
(713.49mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1998
Dec 1959–Aug 1960
9-Month
32.48"
(824.99mm)
33.88"
(860.55mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1957 1944
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1998
Nov 1959–Aug 1960
10-Month
37.25"
(946.15mm)
38.03"
(965.96mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1959 1944
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Oct 1959–Aug 1960
11-Month
42.73"
(1,085.34mm)
41.56"
(1,055.62mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1959 1966
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2006
Sep 1959–Aug 1960
12-Month
43.71"
(1,110.23mm)
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1957 1966
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Ties: 1900
Mar 1959–Aug 1960
18-Month
69.65"
(1,769.11mm)
67.43"
(1,712.72mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1984
Sep 1958–Aug 1960
24-Month
88.63"
(2,251.20mm)
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Sep 1957–Aug 1960
36-Month
142.14"
(3,610.36mm)
135.44"
(3,440.18mm)
6.70"
(170.18mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1959 1966
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1984
Sep 1956–Aug 1960
48-Month
175.81"
(4,465.57mm)
180.62"
(4,587.75mm)
-4.81"
(-122.18mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2009
Sep 1955–Aug 1960
60-Month
222.31"
(5,646.67mm)
225.77"
(5,734.56mm)
-3.46"
(-87.89mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1953 1966
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2010

Citing This Page

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