Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, August 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1971
1-Month
2.97"
(75.44mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1968 1984
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1955
Ties: 1982
Jul–Aug 1971
2-Month
6.49"
(164.85mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
-0.82"
(-20.82mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1970 1907
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1927
Ties: 1984
Jun–Aug 1971
3-Month
7.75"
(196.85mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
-2.87"
(-72.90mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1966 1949
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1922
May–Aug 1971
4-Month
12.04"
(305.82mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
-2.03"
(-51.56mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1969 1944
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2006
Apr–Aug 1971
5-Month
14.58"
(370.33mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
-3.55"
(-90.17mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1999
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2006
Mar–Aug 1971
6-Month
17.85"
(453.39mm)
22.34"
(567.44mm)
-4.49"
(-114.05mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1998
Feb–Aug 1971
7-Month
23.30"
(591.82mm)
25.78"
(654.81mm)
-2.48"
(-62.99mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1966 1957
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1998
Jan–Aug 1971
8-Month
25.51"
(647.95mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
-4.21"
(-106.94mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1966 1957
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1998
Dec 1970–Aug 1971
9-Month
29.30"
(744.22mm)
33.88"
(860.55mm)
-4.58"
(-116.33mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1966 1944
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1998
Nov 1970–Aug 1971
10-Month
34.65"
(880.11mm)
38.03"
(965.96mm)
-3.38"
(-85.85mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1966 1944
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1998
Oct 1970–Aug 1971
11-Month
38.27"
(972.06mm)
41.56"
(1,055.62mm)
-3.29"
(-83.56mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2006
Sep 1970–Aug 1971
12-Month
40.93"
(1,039.62mm)
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
-4.23"
(-107.44mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Mar 1970–Aug 1971
18-Month
62.71"
(1,592.83mm)
67.43"
(1,712.72mm)
-4.72"
(-119.89mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1984
Sep 1969–Aug 1971
24-Month
92.00"
(2,336.80mm)
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
1.77"
(44.96mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Sep 1968–Aug 1971
36-Month
133.88"
(3,400.55mm)
135.44"
(3,440.18mm)
-1.56"
(-39.63mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1984
Sep 1967–Aug 1971
48-Month
176.32"
(4,478.53mm)
180.62"
(4,587.75mm)
-4.30"
(-109.22mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2009
Sep 1966–Aug 1971
60-Month
223.82"
(5,685.03mm)
225.77"
(5,734.56mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on February 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/