Climate at a Glance

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, February 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1973
1-Month
3.43"
(87.12mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
-0.01"
(-0.26mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1968 1987
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2008
Jan–Feb 1973
2-Month
6.95"
(176.53mm)
7.38"
(187.45mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1970 1980
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1979
Dec 1972–Feb 1973
3-Month
14.03"
(356.36mm)
11.53"
(292.86mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1980
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1979
Nov 1972–Feb 1973
4-Month
22.08"
(560.83mm)
15.69"
(398.53mm)
6.39"
(162.30mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1984
Oct 1972–Feb 1973
5-Month
26.30"
(668.02mm)
19.22"
(488.19mm)
7.08"
(179.83mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2006
Sep 1972–Feb 1973
6-Month
32.14"
(816.36mm)
22.82"
(579.63mm)
9.32"
(236.73mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1947
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1972–Feb 1973
7-Month
34.77"
(883.16mm)
26.86"
(682.24mm)
7.91"
(200.92mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1985
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Jul 1972–Feb 1973
8-Month
37.93"
(963.42mm)
30.09"
(764.29mm)
7.84"
(199.13mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Jun 1972–Feb 1973
9-Month
45.99"
(1,168.15mm)
33.38"
(847.85mm)
12.61"
(320.30mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
May 1972–Feb 1973
10-Month
51.89"
(1,318.01mm)
36.84"
(935.74mm)
15.05"
(382.27mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Apr 1972–Feb 1973
11-Month
55.88"
(1,419.35mm)
40.87"
(1,038.10mm)
15.01"
(381.25mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1899
Mar 1972–Feb 1973
12-Month
62.56"
(1,589.02mm)
45.08"
(1,145.03mm)
17.48"
(443.99mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Sep 1971–Feb 1973
18-Month
84.78"
(2,153.41mm)
67.88"
(1,724.15mm)
16.90"
(429.26mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2007
Mar 1971–Feb 1973
24-Month
102.63"
(2,606.80mm)
90.21"
(2,291.33mm)
12.42"
(315.47mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Mar 1970–Feb 1973
36-Month
147.49"
(3,746.25mm)
135.37"
(3,438.40mm)
12.12"
(307.85mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2020
Mar 1969–Feb 1973
48-Month
195.89"
(4,975.61mm)
180.60"
(4,587.24mm)
15.29"
(388.37mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2012
Mar 1968–Feb 1973
60-Month
240.82"
(6,116.83mm)
225.71"
(5,733.03mm)
15.11"
(383.80mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2010
Ties: 2005

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 16, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/