Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, July 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 1972
1-Month
3.16"
(80.26mm)
3.26"
(82.80mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1970 1952
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2009
Ties: 2004
Jun–Jul 1972
2-Month
11.22"
(284.99mm)
6.57"
(166.88mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1971 1949
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2009
May–Jul 1972
3-Month
17.12"
(434.85mm)
10.02"
(254.51mm)
7.10"
(180.34mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2006
Apr–Jul 1972
4-Month
21.11"
(536.19mm)
14.08"
(357.63mm)
7.03"
(178.56mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1971 1999
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1998
Mar–Jul 1972
5-Month
27.79"
(705.87mm)
18.29"
(464.57mm)
9.50"
(241.30mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1971 1915
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1998
Feb–Jul 1972
6-Month
33.33"
(846.58mm)
21.73"
(551.94mm)
11.60"
(294.64mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jan–Jul 1972
7-Month
35.65"
(905.51mm)
25.67"
(652.02mm)
9.98"
(253.49mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Dec 1971–Jul 1972
8-Month
38.39"
(975.11mm)
29.82"
(757.43mm)
8.57"
(217.68mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1971 1944
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Nov 1971–Jul 1972
9-Month
44.20"
(1,122.68mm)
33.98"
(863.09mm)
10.22"
(259.59mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1971 1944
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1984
Oct 1971–Jul 1972
10-Month
47.82"
(1,214.63mm)
37.51"
(952.75mm)
10.31"
(261.88mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Sep 1971–Jul 1972
11-Month
50.01"
(1,270.25mm)
41.11"
(1,044.19mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
12th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1971–Jul 1972
12-Month
52.98"
(1,345.69mm)
45.15"
(1,146.81mm)
7.83"
(198.88mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Feb 1971–Jul 1972
18-Month
73.31"
(1,862.07mm)
66.85"
(1,697.99mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1984
Aug 1970–Jul 1972
24-Month
95.45"
(2,424.43mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
5.23"
(132.84mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2007
Aug 1969–Jul 1972
36-Month
145.16"
(3,687.06mm)
135.47"
(3,440.94mm)
9.69"
(246.12mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2007
Ties: 1920
Aug 1968–Jul 1972
48-Month
185.57"
(4,713.48mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2009
Aug 1967–Jul 1972
60-Month
230.13"
(5,845.30mm)
225.81"
(5,735.57mm)
4.32"
(109.73mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/