Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, August 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1962
1-Month
3.77"
(95.76mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1960 1984
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1955
Jul–Aug 1962
2-Month
5.49"
(139.45mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
-1.82"
(-46.22mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1957 1907
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1927
Ties: 2017
Jun–Aug 1962
3-Month
10.28"
(261.11mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1961 1949
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1922
May–Aug 1962
4-Month
12.21"
(310.13mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
-1.86"
(-47.25mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1944
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2006
Apr–Aug 1962
5-Month
15.81"
(401.57mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
-2.32"
(-58.93mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1957 1999
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2006
Ties: 1994
Mar–Aug 1962
6-Month
17.58"
(446.53mm)
22.34"
(567.44mm)
-4.76"
(-120.91mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1957 1965
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1998
Feb–Aug 1962
7-Month
22.14"
(562.36mm)
25.78"
(654.81mm)
-3.64"
(-92.45mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1998
Jan–Aug 1962
8-Month
26.70"
(678.18mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
-3.02"
(-76.71mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1998
Dec 1961–Aug 1962
9-Month
30.14"
(765.56mm)
33.88"
(860.55mm)
-3.74"
(-94.99mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1957 1944
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1998
Nov 1961–Aug 1962
10-Month
33.43"
(849.12mm)
38.03"
(965.96mm)
-4.60"
(-116.84mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1957 1944
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1998
Oct 1961–Aug 1962
11-Month
36.11"
(917.19mm)
41.56"
(1,055.62mm)
-5.45"
(-138.43mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1966
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2006
Sep 1961–Aug 1962
12-Month
43.59"
(1,107.19mm)
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
-1.57"
(-39.87mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1957 1966
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Mar 1961–Aug 1962
18-Month
67.02"
(1,702.31mm)
67.43"
(1,712.72mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1961 1966
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1984
Sep 1960–Aug 1962
24-Month
90.15"
(2,289.81mm)
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1960 1966
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Sep 1959–Aug 1962
36-Month
133.86"
(3,400.04mm)
135.44"
(3,440.18mm)
-1.58"
(-40.14mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1966
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1984
Sep 1958–Aug 1962
48-Month
178.78"
(4,541.01mm)
180.62"
(4,587.75mm)
-1.84"
(-46.74mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1960 1966
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2009
Sep 1957–Aug 1962
60-Month
232.29"
(5,900.17mm)
225.77"
(5,734.56mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1961 1966
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 17, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/