Climate at a Glance

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, August 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1974
1-Month
3.09"
(78.49mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
-0.96"
(-24.38mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1972 1984
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1955
Jul–Aug 1974
2-Month
5.06"
(128.52mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
-2.25"
(-57.15mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1907
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1927
Jun–Aug 1974
3-Month
8.00"
(203.20mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
-2.62"
(-66.55mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1971 1949
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1922
May–Aug 1974
4-Month
11.29"
(286.77mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
-2.78"
(-70.61mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1969 1944
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2006
Apr–Aug 1974
5-Month
14.67"
(372.62mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
-3.46"
(-87.88mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1999
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2006
Mar–Aug 1974
6-Month
19.29"
(489.97mm)
22.34"
(567.44mm)
-3.05"
(-77.47mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1998
Feb–Aug 1974
7-Month
22.02"
(559.31mm)
25.78"
(654.81mm)
-3.76"
(-95.50mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1966 1957
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1998
Jan–Aug 1974
8-Month
26.43"
(671.32mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
-3.29"
(-83.57mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1998
Dec 1973–Aug 1974
9-Month
34.71"
(881.63mm)
33.88"
(860.55mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1971 1944
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1998
Nov 1973–Aug 1974
10-Month
37.12"
(942.85mm)
38.03"
(965.96mm)
-0.91"
(-23.11mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1944
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1998
Oct 1973–Aug 1974
11-Month
40.35"
(1,024.89mm)
41.56"
(1,055.62mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2006
Sep 1973–Aug 1974
12-Month
44.31"
(1,125.47mm)
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Mar 1973–Aug 1974
18-Month
70.53"
(1,791.46mm)
67.43"
(1,712.72mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1984
Sep 1972–Aug 1974
24-Month
102.67"
(2,607.82mm)
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
12.44"
(315.98mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Ties: 2001
Sep 1971–Aug 1974
36-Month
155.31"
(3,944.87mm)
135.44"
(3,440.18mm)
19.87"
(504.69mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1973 1966
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1984
Ties: 2012
Sep 1970–Aug 1974
48-Month
196.24"
(4,984.50mm)
180.62"
(4,587.75mm)
15.62"
(396.75mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2009
Sep 1969–Aug 1974
60-Month
247.31"
(6,281.67mm)
225.77"
(5,734.56mm)
21.54"
(547.11mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1973 1966
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 2, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/