Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, August 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1970
1-Month
4.51"
(114.55mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1969 1984
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1955
Jul–Aug 1970
2-Month
6.00"
(152.40mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
-1.31"
(-33.27mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1907
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1927
Jun–Aug 1970
3-Month
9.77"
(248.16mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1949
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1922
Ties: 1918
May–Aug 1970
4-Month
13.12"
(333.25mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1969 1944
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2006
Apr–Aug 1970
5-Month
17.10"
(434.34mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1969 1999
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2006
Mar–Aug 1970
6-Month
21.78"
(553.21mm)
22.34"
(567.44mm)
-0.56"
(-14.23mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1969 1965
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1998
Feb–Aug 1970
7-Month
27.16"
(689.86mm)
25.78"
(654.81mm)
1.38"
(35.05mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1969 1957
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1998
Jan–Aug 1970
8-Month
28.10"
(713.74mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1969 1957
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1998
Dec 1969–Aug 1970
9-Month
37.57"
(954.28mm)
33.88"
(860.55mm)
3.69"
(93.73mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1944
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Nov 1969–Aug 1970
10-Month
44.28"
(1,124.71mm)
38.03"
(965.96mm)
6.25"
(158.75mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1944
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Oct 1969–Aug 1970
11-Month
46.57"
(1,182.88mm)
41.56"
(1,055.62mm)
5.01"
(127.26mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2006
Ties: 1976
Sep 1969–Aug 1970
12-Month
51.07"
(1,297.18mm)
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
5.91"
(150.12mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Mar 1969–Aug 1970
18-Month
70.18"
(1,782.57mm)
67.43"
(1,712.72mm)
2.75"
(69.85mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1984
Sep 1968–Aug 1970
24-Month
92.95"
(2,360.93mm)
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
2.72"
(69.09mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Sep 1967–Aug 1970
36-Month
135.39"
(3,438.91mm)
135.44"
(3,440.18mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1984
Sep 1966–Aug 1970
48-Month
182.89"
(4,645.41mm)
180.62"
(4,587.75mm)
2.27"
(57.66mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2009
Sep 1965–Aug 1970
60-Month
214.05"
(5,436.87mm)
225.77"
(5,734.56mm)
-11.72"
(-297.69mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/