Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, September 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1973
1-Month
3.96"
(100.58mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2008
Aug–Sep 1973
2-Month
7.83"
(198.88mm)
7.66"
(194.56mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1971 1984
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1954
Ties: 1929
Jul–Sep 1973
3-Month
12.19"
(309.63mm)
10.91"
(277.11mm)
1.28"
(32.52mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1972 1968
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1954
Jun–Sep 1973
4-Month
16.22"
(411.99mm)
14.23"
(361.44mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1938
May–Sep 1973
5-Month
20.33"
(516.38mm)
17.67"
(448.82mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1938
Ties: 2000
Apr–Sep 1973
6-Month
26.91"
(683.51mm)
21.74"
(552.20mm)
5.17"
(131.31mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1938
Mar–Sep 1973
7-Month
30.18"
(766.57mm)
25.95"
(659.13mm)
4.23"
(107.44mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1989
Feb–Sep 1973
8-Month
33.61"
(853.69mm)
29.39"
(746.51mm)
4.22"
(107.18mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1998
Jan–Sep 1973
9-Month
37.13"
(943.10mm)
33.33"
(846.58mm)
3.80"
(96.52mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1998
Dec 1972–Sep 1973
10-Month
44.21"
(1,122.93mm)
37.48"
(951.99mm)
6.73"
(170.94mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1998
Nov 1972–Sep 1973
11-Month
52.26"
(1,327.40mm)
41.64"
(1,057.66mm)
10.62"
(269.74mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1998
Oct 1972–Sep 1973
12-Month
56.48"
(1,434.59mm)
45.17"
(1,147.32mm)
11.31"
(287.27mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2006
Apr 1972–Sep 1973
18-Month
86.06"
(2,185.92mm)
66.82"
(1,697.23mm)
19.24"
(488.69mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Oct 1971–Sep 1973
24-Month
112.77"
(2,864.36mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
22.52"
(572.01mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Oct 1970–Sep 1973
36-Month
153.23"
(3,892.04mm)
135.45"
(3,440.43mm)
17.78"
(451.61mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2008
Oct 1969–Sep 1973
48-Month
202.46"
(5,142.48mm)
180.63"
(4,588.00mm)
21.83"
(554.48mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2009
Oct 1968–Sep 1973
60-Month
247.14"
(6,277.36mm)
225.77"
(5,734.56mm)
21.37"
(542.80mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published March 2020, retrieved on April 1, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/