Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, January 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1973
1-Month
3.52"
(89.41mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1972 1955
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1979
Dec 1972–Jan 1973
2-Month
10.60"
(269.24mm)
8.09"
(205.49mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1972 1981
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1979
Nov 1972–Jan 1973
3-Month
18.65"
(473.71mm)
12.25"
(311.15mm)
6.40"
(162.56mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 1981
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Oct 1972–Jan 1973
4-Month
22.87"
(580.90mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
7.09"
(180.09mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2006
Sep 1972–Jan 1973
5-Month
28.71"
(729.23mm)
19.38"
(492.25mm)
9.33"
(236.98mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1972–Jan 1973
6-Month
31.34"
(796.04mm)
23.42"
(594.87mm)
7.92"
(201.17mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 1981
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Jul 1972–Jan 1973
7-Month
34.50"
(876.30mm)
26.66"
(677.16mm)
7.84"
(199.14mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Jun 1972–Jan 1973
8-Month
42.56"
(1,081.02mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
12.62"
(320.54mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 1972–Jan 1973
9-Month
48.46"
(1,230.88mm)
33.40"
(848.36mm)
15.06"
(382.52mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2007
Apr 1972–Jan 1973
10-Month
52.45"
(1,332.23mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
15.02"
(381.51mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Mar 1972–Jan 1973
11-Month
59.13"
(1,501.90mm)
41.65"
(1,057.91mm)
17.48"
(443.99mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Feb 1972–Jan 1973
12-Month
64.67"
(1,642.62mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Aug 1971–Jan 1973
18-Month
84.32"
(2,141.73mm)
68.49"
(1,739.65mm)
15.83"
(402.08mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2007
Feb 1971–Jan 1973
24-Month
104.65"
(2,658.11mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
14.40"
(365.76mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1974
Feb 1970–Jan 1973
36-Month
149.44"
(3,795.78mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
14.03"
(356.37mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2020
Feb 1969–Jan 1973
48-Month
197.05"
(5,005.07mm)
180.63"
(4,588.00mm)
16.42"
(417.07mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2012
Feb 1968–Jan 1973
60-Month
238.66"
(6,061.96mm)
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
12.88"
(327.15mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 12, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/