Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, February 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1970
1-Month
5.38"
(136.65mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
1.94"
(49.27mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1969 1987
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2008
Jan–Feb 1970
2-Month
6.32"
(160.53mm)
7.38"
(187.45mm)
-1.06"
(-26.92mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1968 1980
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1979
Dec 1969–Feb 1970
3-Month
15.79"
(401.07mm)
11.53"
(292.86mm)
4.26"
(108.21mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1969 1980
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1979
Nov 1969–Feb 1970
4-Month
22.50"
(571.50mm)
15.69"
(398.53mm)
6.81"
(172.97mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1984
Oct 1969–Feb 1970
5-Month
24.79"
(629.67mm)
19.22"
(488.19mm)
5.57"
(141.48mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2006
Sep 1969–Feb 1970
6-Month
29.29"
(743.97mm)
22.82"
(579.63mm)
6.47"
(164.34mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1969 1947
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Aug 1969–Feb 1970
7-Month
32.44"
(823.98mm)
26.86"
(682.24mm)
5.58"
(141.74mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1969 1985
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Jul 1969–Feb 1970
8-Month
36.10"
(916.94mm)
30.09"
(764.29mm)
6.01"
(152.65mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Jun 1969–Feb 1970
9-Month
37.51"
(952.75mm)
33.38"
(847.85mm)
4.13"
(104.90mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
May 1969–Feb 1970
10-Month
40.51"
(1,028.95mm)
36.84"
(935.74mm)
3.67"
(93.21mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1973
Apr 1969–Feb 1970
11-Month
45.08"
(1,145.03mm)
40.87"
(1,038.10mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1899
Mar 1969–Feb 1970
12-Month
48.40"
(1,229.36mm)
45.08"
(1,145.03mm)
3.32"
(84.33mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1973
Sep 1968–Feb 1970
18-Month
71.17"
(1,807.72mm)
67.88"
(1,724.15mm)
3.29"
(83.57mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2007
Mar 1968–Feb 1970
24-Month
93.33"
(2,370.58mm)
90.21"
(2,291.33mm)
3.12"
(79.25mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Mar 1967–Feb 1970
36-Month
141.63"
(3,597.40mm)
135.37"
(3,438.40mm)
6.26"
(159.00mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2020
Mar 1966–Feb 1970
48-Month
176.52"
(4,483.61mm)
180.60"
(4,587.24mm)
-4.08"
(-103.63mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2012
Mar 1965–Feb 1970
60-Month
205.37"
(5,216.40mm)
225.71"
(5,733.03mm)
-20.34"
(-516.63mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/