Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, January 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1971
1-Month
2.21"
(56.13mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
-1.73"
(-43.95mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1970 1955
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1979
Ties: 1901
Dec 1970–Jan 1971
2-Month
6.00"
(152.40mm)
8.09"
(205.49mm)
-2.09"
(-53.09mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1967 1981
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1979
Nov 1970–Jan 1971
3-Month
11.35"
(288.29mm)
12.25"
(311.15mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1967 1981
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Oct 1970–Jan 1971
4-Month
14.97"
(380.24mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
-0.81"
(-20.57mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1967 2002
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2006
Sep 1970–Jan 1971
5-Month
17.63"
(447.80mm)
19.38"
(492.25mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1967 2002
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Ties: 1949
Aug 1970–Jan 1971
6-Month
22.14"
(562.36mm)
23.42"
(594.87mm)
-1.28"
(-32.51mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1981
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Jul 1970–Jan 1971
7-Month
23.63"
(600.20mm)
26.66"
(677.16mm)
-3.03"
(-76.96mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Ties: 1929
Jun 1970–Jan 1971
8-Month
27.40"
(695.96mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
-2.54"
(-64.52mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
May 1970–Jan 1971
9-Month
30.75"
(781.05mm)
33.40"
(848.36mm)
-2.65"
(-67.31mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1967 1966
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2007
Apr 1970–Jan 1971
10-Month
34.73"
(882.14mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
-2.70"
(-68.58mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Mar 1970–Jan 1971
11-Month
39.41"
(1,001.01mm)
41.65"
(1,057.91mm)
-2.24"
(-56.90mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1967 1966
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1973
Feb 1970–Jan 1971
12-Month
44.79"
(1,137.67mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1973
Aug 1969–Jan 1971
18-Month
71.85"
(1,824.99mm)
68.49"
(1,739.65mm)
3.36"
(85.34mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2007
Feb 1969–Jan 1971
24-Month
92.40"
(2,346.96mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1970 1967
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 1974
Ties: 1977
Feb 1968–Jan 1971
36-Month
134.01"
(3,403.85mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2020
Feb 1967–Jan 1971
48-Month
183.78"
(4,668.01mm)
180.63"
(4,588.00mm)
3.15"
(80.01mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1967
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2012
Feb 1966–Jan 1971
60-Month
219.45"
(5,574.03mm)
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
-6.33"
(-160.78mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1970 1967
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 11, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/