Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, October 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1973
1-Month
3.23"
(82.04mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1969 1924
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2005
Sep–Oct 1973
2-Month
7.19"
(182.63mm)
7.11"
(180.59mm)
0.08"
(2.04mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1921
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2005
Aug–Oct 1973
3-Month
11.06"
(280.92mm)
11.16"
(283.46mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1971 1921
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1955
Jul–Oct 1973
4-Month
15.42"
(391.67mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1971 1968
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1955
Ties: 1953
Jun–Oct 1973
5-Month
19.45"
(494.03mm)
17.74"
(450.60mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1955
May–Oct 1973
6-Month
23.56"
(598.42mm)
21.18"
(537.97mm)
2.38"
(60.45mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2006
Apr–Oct 1973
7-Month
30.14"
(765.56mm)
25.24"
(641.10mm)
4.90"
(124.46mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1989
Mar–Oct 1973
8-Month
33.41"
(848.61mm)
29.46"
(748.28mm)
3.95"
(100.33mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1989
Ties: 1991
Feb–Oct 1973
9-Month
36.84"
(935.74mm)
32.89"
(835.41mm)
3.95"
(100.33mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1989
Jan–Oct 1973
10-Month
40.36"
(1,025.14mm)
36.84"
(935.74mm)
3.52"
(89.40mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1998
Dec 1972–Oct 1973
11-Month
47.44"
(1,204.98mm)
40.99"
(1,041.15mm)
6.45"
(163.83mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1998
Nov 1972–Oct 1973
12-Month
55.49"
(1,409.45mm)
45.14"
(1,146.56mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1898
May 1972–Oct 1973
18-Month
85.30"
(2,166.62mm)
66.30"
(1,684.02mm)
19.00"
(482.60mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2019
Nov 1971–Oct 1973
24-Month
112.38"
(2,854.45mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
22.13"
(562.10mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Nov 1970–Oct 1973
36-Month
152.84"
(3,882.14mm)
135.42"
(3,439.67mm)
17.42"
(442.47mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Nov 1969–Oct 1973
48-Month
203.40"
(5,166.36mm)
180.60"
(4,587.24mm)
22.80"
(579.12mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Nov 1968–Oct 1973
60-Month
248.17"
(6,303.52mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
22.38"
(568.45mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/