Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, September 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1972
1-Month
5.84"
(148.34mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
2.23"
(56.65mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2008
Ties: 1977
Aug–Sep 1972
2-Month
8.47"
(215.14mm)
7.66"
(194.56mm)
0.81"
(20.58mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1971 1984
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1954
Jul–Sep 1972
3-Month
11.63"
(295.40mm)
10.91"
(277.11mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1971 1968
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1954
Jun–Sep 1972
4-Month
19.69"
(500.13mm)
14.23"
(361.44mm)
5.46"
(138.69mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1938
May–Sep 1972
5-Month
25.59"
(649.99mm)
17.67"
(448.82mm)
7.92"
(201.17mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1938
Apr–Sep 1972
6-Month
29.58"
(751.33mm)
21.74"
(552.20mm)
7.84"
(199.13mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1938
Mar–Sep 1972
7-Month
36.26"
(921.00mm)
25.95"
(659.13mm)
10.31"
(261.87mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1989
Feb–Sep 1972
8-Month
41.80"
(1,061.72mm)
29.39"
(746.51mm)
12.41"
(315.21mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jan–Sep 1972
9-Month
44.12"
(1,120.65mm)
33.33"
(846.58mm)
10.79"
(274.07mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Dec 1971–Sep 1972
10-Month
46.86"
(1,190.24mm)
37.48"
(951.99mm)
9.38"
(238.25mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Nov 1971–Sep 1972
11-Month
52.67"
(1,337.82mm)
41.64"
(1,057.66mm)
11.03"
(280.16mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Oct 1971–Sep 1972
12-Month
56.29"
(1,429.77mm)
45.17"
(1,147.32mm)
11.12"
(282.45mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2006
Apr 1971–Sep 1972
18-Month
73.06"
(1,855.72mm)
66.82"
(1,697.23mm)
6.24"
(158.49mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2010
Oct 1970–Sep 1972
24-Month
96.75"
(2,457.45mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Oct 1969–Sep 1972
36-Month
145.98"
(3,707.89mm)
135.45"
(3,440.43mm)
10.53"
(267.46mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2008
Oct 1968–Sep 1972
48-Month
190.66"
(4,842.76mm)
180.63"
(4,588.00mm)
10.03"
(254.76mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2009
Oct 1967–Sep 1972
60-Month
231.25"
(5,873.75mm)
225.77"
(5,734.56mm)
5.48"
(139.19mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/