Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, August 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1961
1-Month
4.23"
(107.44mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1984
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1955
Jul–Aug 1961
2-Month
6.57"
(166.88mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
-0.74"
(-18.79mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1957 1907
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1927
Jun–Aug 1961
3-Month
8.70"
(220.98mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
-1.92"
(-48.77mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1957 1949
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1922
May–Aug 1961
4-Month
13.69"
(347.73mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1960 1944
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2006
Apr–Aug 1961
5-Month
19.81"
(503.17mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
1.68"
(42.67mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1960 1999
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2006
Mar–Aug 1961
6-Month
23.43"
(595.12mm)
22.34"
(567.44mm)
1.09"
(27.68mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1960 1965
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1998
Ties: 2008
Feb–Aug 1961
7-Month
27.02"
(686.31mm)
25.78"
(654.81mm)
1.24"
(31.50mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1960 1957
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1998
Jan–Aug 1961
8-Month
29.53"
(750.06mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
-0.19"
(-4.83mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1960 1957
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1998
Dec 1960–Aug 1961
9-Month
33.71"
(856.23mm)
33.88"
(860.55mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1960 1944
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Nov 1960–Aug 1961
10-Month
36.93"
(938.02mm)
38.03"
(965.96mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1959 1944
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1998
Ties: 1968
Oct 1960–Aug 1961
11-Month
39.64"
(1,006.86mm)
41.56"
(1,055.62mm)
-1.92"
(-48.76mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1966
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2006
Sep 1960–Aug 1961
12-Month
46.56"
(1,182.62mm)
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1960 1966
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Mar 1960–Aug 1961
18-Month
65.91"
(1,674.11mm)
67.43"
(1,712.72mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1957 1966
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1984
Sep 1959–Aug 1961
24-Month
90.27"
(2,292.86mm)
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1960 1966
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Sep 1958–Aug 1961
36-Month
135.19"
(3,433.83mm)
135.44"
(3,440.18mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1959 1966
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1984
Sep 1957–Aug 1961
48-Month
188.70"
(4,792.98mm)
180.62"
(4,587.75mm)
8.08"
(205.23mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1960 1966
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2009
Sep 1956–Aug 1961
60-Month
222.37"
(5,648.20mm)
225.77"
(5,734.56mm)
-3.40"
(-86.36mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1960 1966
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 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/