Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, January 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1970
1-Month
0.94"
(23.88mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
-3.00"
(-76.20mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1955
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1979
Dec 1969–Jan 1970
2-Month
10.41"
(264.41mm)
8.09"
(205.49mm)
2.32"
(58.92mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1969 1981
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1979
Nov 1969–Jan 1970
3-Month
17.12"
(434.85mm)
12.25"
(311.15mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1969 1981
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Oct 1969–Jan 1970
4-Month
19.41"
(493.01mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
3.63"
(92.20mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2006
Sep 1969–Jan 1970
5-Month
23.91"
(607.31mm)
19.38"
(492.25mm)
4.53"
(115.06mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Aug 1969–Jan 1970
6-Month
27.06"
(687.32mm)
23.42"
(594.87mm)
3.64"
(92.45mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1969 1981
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Jul 1969–Jan 1970
7-Month
30.72"
(780.29mm)
26.66"
(677.16mm)
4.06"
(103.13mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Jun 1969–Jan 1970
8-Month
32.13"
(816.10mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
2.19"
(55.62mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
May 1969–Jan 1970
9-Month
35.13"
(892.30mm)
33.40"
(848.36mm)
1.73"
(43.94mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2007
Apr 1969–Jan 1970
10-Month
39.70"
(1,008.38mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
2.27"
(57.66mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Mar 1969–Jan 1970
11-Month
43.02"
(1,092.71mm)
41.65"
(1,057.91mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1973
Feb 1969–Jan 1970
12-Month
47.61"
(1,209.29mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
2.49"
(63.24mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1973
Aug 1968–Jan 1970
18-Month
67.47"
(1,713.74mm)
68.49"
(1,739.65mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2007
Feb 1968–Jan 1970
24-Month
89.22"
(2,266.19mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1968 1967
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1974
Feb 1967–Jan 1970
36-Month
138.99"
(3,530.35mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
3.58"
(90.94mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2011
Feb 1966–Jan 1970
48-Month
174.66"
(4,436.36mm)
180.63"
(4,588.00mm)
-5.97"
(-151.64mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2012
Feb 1965–Jan 1970
60-Month
203.44"
(5,167.38mm)
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
-22.34"
(-567.43mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 17, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/