Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, January 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1974
1-Month
4.41"
(112.01mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
0.47"
(11.93mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1973 1955
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1979
Dec 1973–Jan 1974
2-Month
12.69"
(322.33mm)
8.09"
(205.49mm)
4.60"
(116.84mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1973 1981
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1979
Nov 1973–Jan 1974
3-Month
15.10"
(383.54mm)
12.25"
(311.15mm)
2.85"
(72.39mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1972 1981
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Oct 1973–Jan 1974
4-Month
18.33"
(465.58mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2006
Sep 1973–Jan 1974
5-Month
22.29"
(566.17mm)
19.38"
(492.25mm)
2.91"
(73.92mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Aug 1973–Jan 1974
6-Month
26.16"
(664.46mm)
23.42"
(594.87mm)
2.74"
(69.59mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1972 1981
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jul 1973–Jan 1974
7-Month
30.52"
(775.21mm)
26.66"
(677.16mm)
3.86"
(98.05mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jun 1973–Jan 1974
8-Month
34.55"
(877.57mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
4.61"
(117.09mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
May 1973–Jan 1974
9-Month
38.66"
(981.96mm)
33.40"
(848.36mm)
5.26"
(133.60mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2007
Apr 1973–Jan 1974
10-Month
45.24"
(1,149.10mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
7.81"
(198.38mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Mar 1973–Jan 1974
11-Month
48.51"
(1,232.15mm)
41.65"
(1,057.91mm)
6.86"
(174.24mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1973
Feb 1973–Jan 1974
12-Month
51.94"
(1,319.28mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
6.82"
(173.23mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1973
Aug 1972–Jan 1974
18-Month
83.28"
(2,115.31mm)
68.49"
(1,739.65mm)
14.79"
(375.66mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2007
Feb 1972–Jan 1974
24-Month
116.61"
(2,961.89mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
26.36"
(669.54mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1973 1967
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1974
Feb 1971–Jan 1974
36-Month
156.59"
(3,977.39mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
21.18"
(537.98mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1973 1967
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2011
Feb 1970–Jan 1974
48-Month
201.38"
(5,115.05mm)
180.63"
(4,588.00mm)
20.75"
(527.05mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1973 1967
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2012
Feb 1969–Jan 1974
60-Month
248.99"
(6,324.35mm)
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
23.21"
(589.54mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1973 1967
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/