Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of December 2019. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, January 1972

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Driest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Wettest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1972
1-Month
2.32"
(58.93mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1971 1955
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1979
Dec 1971–Jan 1972
2-Month
5.06"
(128.52mm)
8.09"
(205.49mm)
-3.03"
(-76.97mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1967 1981
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1979
Nov 1971–Jan 1972
3-Month
10.87"
(276.10mm)
12.25"
(311.15mm)
-1.38"
(-35.05mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1967 1981
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Oct 1971–Jan 1972
4-Month
14.49"
(368.05mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
-1.29"
(-32.76mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1967 2002
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2006
Sep 1971–Jan 1972
5-Month
16.68"
(423.67mm)
19.38"
(492.25mm)
-2.70"
(-68.58mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1966 2002
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Aug 1971–Jan 1972
6-Month
19.65"
(499.11mm)
23.42"
(594.87mm)
-3.77"
(-95.76mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1967 1981
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Jul 1971–Jan 1972
7-Month
23.17"
(588.52mm)
26.66"
(677.16mm)
-3.49"
(-88.64mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Jun 1971–Jan 1972
8-Month
24.43"
(620.52mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
-5.51"
(-139.96mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1967 1966
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
May 1971–Jan 1972
9-Month
28.72"
(729.49mm)
33.40"
(848.36mm)
-4.68"
(-118.87mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1967 1966
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2007
Apr 1971–Jan 1972
10-Month
31.26"
(794.00mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
-6.17"
(-156.72mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1967 1966
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Mar 1971–Jan 1972
11-Month
34.53"
(877.06mm)
41.65"
(1,057.91mm)
-7.12"
(-180.85mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1967 1966
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1973
Feb 1971–Jan 1972
12-Month
39.98"
(1,015.49mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
-5.14"
(-130.56mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1967 1966
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1973
Aug 1970–Jan 1972
18-Month
62.12"
(1,577.85mm)
68.49"
(1,739.65mm)
-6.37"
(-161.80mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1967 1966
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2007
Feb 1970–Jan 1972
24-Month
84.77"
(2,153.16mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
-5.48"
(-139.19mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1967 1967
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1974
Feb 1969–Jan 1972
36-Month
132.38"
(3,362.45mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
-3.03"
(-76.96mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2011
Feb 1968–Jan 1972
48-Month
173.99"
(4,419.35mm)
180.63"
(4,588.00mm)
-6.64"
(-168.65mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2012
Feb 1967–Jan 1972
60-Month
223.76"
(5,683.50mm)
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
-2.02"
(-51.31mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/