Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, January 1976

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1976
1-Month
6.28"
(159.51mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
2.34"
(59.43mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1975 1955
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1979
Dec 1975–Jan 1976
2-Month
11.13"
(282.70mm)
8.09"
(205.49mm)
3.04"
(77.21mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1975 1981
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1979
Nov 1975–Jan 1976
3-Month
17.55"
(445.77mm)
12.25"
(311.15mm)
5.30"
(134.62mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1975 1981
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Oct 1975–Jan 1976
4-Month
22.96"
(583.18mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
7.18"
(182.37mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1975 2002
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2006
Sep 1975–Jan 1976
5-Month
29.42"
(747.27mm)
19.38"
(492.25mm)
10.04"
(255.02mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1975 2002
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1975–Jan 1976
6-Month
32.88"
(835.15mm)
23.42"
(594.87mm)
9.46"
(240.28mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1975 1981
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Jul 1975–Jan 1976
7-Month
36.35"
(923.29mm)
26.66"
(677.16mm)
9.69"
(246.13mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1975 1966
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Jun 1975–Jan 1976
8-Month
40.65"
(1,032.51mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
10.71"
(272.03mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1975 1966
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
May 1975–Jan 1976
9-Month
43.31"
(1,100.07mm)
33.40"
(848.36mm)
9.91"
(251.71mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1975 1966
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2007
Apr 1975–Jan 1976
10-Month
46.50"
(1,181.10mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
9.07"
(230.38mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1975 1966
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Mar 1975–Jan 1976
11-Month
49.85"
(1,266.19mm)
41.65"
(1,057.91mm)
8.20"
(208.28mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1975 1966
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1973
Feb 1975–Jan 1976
12-Month
53.31"
(1,354.07mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
8.19"
(208.02mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1975 1966
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1973
Aug 1974–Jan 1976
18-Month
79.02"
(2,007.11mm)
68.49"
(1,739.65mm)
10.53"
(267.46mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1975 1966
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2007
Feb 1974–Jan 1976
24-Month
97.95"
(2,487.93mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
7.70"
(195.58mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1975 1967
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1974
Feb 1973–Jan 1976
36-Month
149.89"
(3,807.21mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
14.48"
(367.80mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1973 1967
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2011
Ties: 2005
Feb 1972–Jan 1976
48-Month
214.56"
(5,449.82mm)
180.63"
(4,588.00mm)
33.93"
(861.82mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1975 1967
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2012
Feb 1971–Jan 1976
60-Month
254.54"
(6,465.32mm)
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
28.76"
(730.51mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1975 1967
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/