Climate at a Glance

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, August 1968

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1968
1-Month
1.68"
(42.67mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
-2.37"
(-60.20mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1956 1984
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1955
Jul–Aug 1968
2-Month
3.07"
(77.98mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
-4.24"
(-107.69mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1907
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1927
Jun–Aug 1968
3-Month
8.75"
(222.25mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
-1.87"
(-47.50mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1966 1949
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1922
May–Aug 1968
4-Month
12.58"
(319.53mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
-1.49"
(-37.85mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1966 1944
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2006
Apr–Aug 1968
5-Month
14.27"
(362.46mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
-3.86"
(-98.04mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1966 1999
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2006
Mar–Aug 1968
6-Month
22.16"
(562.86mm)
22.34"
(567.44mm)
-0.18"
(-4.58mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1998
Feb–Aug 1968
7-Month
23.43"
(595.12mm)
25.78"
(654.81mm)
-2.35"
(-59.69mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1966 1957
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1998
Jan–Aug 1968
8-Month
26.77"
(679.96mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
-2.95"
(-74.93mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1966 1957
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1998
Dec 1967–Aug 1968
9-Month
33.61"
(853.69mm)
33.88"
(860.55mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1966 1944
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1998
Nov 1967–Aug 1968
10-Month
36.93"
(938.02mm)
38.03"
(965.96mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1966 1944
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1998
Ties: 1961
Oct 1967–Aug 1968
11-Month
38.89"
(987.81mm)
41.56"
(1,055.62mm)
-2.67"
(-67.81mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2006
Sep 1967–Aug 1968
12-Month
42.44"
(1,077.98mm)
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
-2.72"
(-69.08mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2019
Mar 1967–Aug 1968
18-Month
70.46"
(1,789.68mm)
67.43"
(1,712.72mm)
3.03"
(76.96mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1967 1966
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1984
Sep 1966–Aug 1968
24-Month
89.94"
(2,284.48mm)
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
-0.29"
(-7.36mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1967 1966
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Sep 1965–Aug 1968
36-Month
121.10"
(3,075.94mm)
135.44"
(3,440.18mm)
-14.34"
(-364.24mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1967 1966
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1984
Sep 1964–Aug 1968
48-Month
154.16"
(3,915.66mm)
180.62"
(4,587.75mm)
-26.46"
(-672.09mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1967 1966
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2009
Sep 1963–Aug 1968
60-Month
192.98"
(4,901.69mm)
225.77"
(5,734.56mm)
-32.79"
(-832.87mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1967 1966
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 2, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/