Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, December 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1970
1-Month
3.79"
(96.27mm)
4.17"
(105.92mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1966 1955
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1901
Ties: 1926, 1950
Nov–Dec 1970
2-Month
9.14"
(232.16mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1966 2001
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1969
Oct–Dec 1970
3-Month
12.76"
(324.10mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
0.94"
(23.87mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1967 1924
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2005
Sep–Dec 1970
4-Month
15.42"
(391.67mm)
15.43"
(391.92mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1966 1946
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2018
Ties: 1906
Aug–Dec 1970
5-Month
19.93"
(506.22mm)
19.48"
(494.79mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1968 1965
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2018
Jul–Dec 1970
6-Month
21.42"
(544.07mm)
22.73"
(577.34mm)
-1.31"
(-33.27mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1968 1965
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2018
Jun–Dec 1970
7-Month
25.19"
(639.83mm)
26.05"
(661.67mm)
-0.86"
(-21.84mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1965
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1927
Ties: 1921
May–Dec 1970
8-Month
28.54"
(724.92mm)
29.50"
(749.30mm)
-0.96"
(-24.38mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1972
Apr–Dec 1970
9-Month
32.52"
(826.01mm)
33.56"
(852.42mm)
-1.04"
(-26.41mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1965
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1972
Mar–Dec 1970
10-Month
37.20"
(944.88mm)
37.77"
(959.36mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1972
Ties: 1902
Feb–Dec 1970
11-Month
42.58"
(1,081.53mm)
41.21"
(1,046.73mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1968 1965
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1972
Ties: 1903
Jan–Dec 1970
12-Month
43.52"
(1,105.41mm)
45.15"
(1,146.81mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1968 1965
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1972
Jul 1969–Dec 1970
18-Month
73.30"
(1,861.82mm)
67.87"
(1,723.90mm)
5.43"
(137.92mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1969 1965
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Jan 1969–Dec 1970
24-Month
92.06"
(2,338.32mm)
90.28"
(2,293.11mm)
1.78"
(45.21mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jan 1968–Dec 1970
36-Month
135.14"
(3,432.56mm)
135.39"
(3,438.91mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1966
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Jan 1967–Dec 1970
48-Month
183.29"
(4,655.57mm)
180.53"
(4,585.46mm)
2.76"
(70.11mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2011
Jan 1966–Dec 1970
60-Month
220.72"
(5,606.29mm)
225.76"
(5,734.30mm)
-5.04"
(-128.01mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on July 16, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/