Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, January 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1978
1-Month
9.05"
(229.87mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
5.11"
(129.79mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1955
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1979
Dec 1977–Jan 1978
2-Month
15.50"
(393.70mm)
8.09"
(205.49mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1981
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Nov 1977–Jan 1978
3-Month
18.85"
(478.79mm)
12.25"
(311.15mm)
6.60"
(167.64mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1977 1981
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Oct 1977–Jan 1978
4-Month
26.01"
(660.65mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
10.23"
(259.84mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Sep 1977–Jan 1978
5-Month
31.85"
(808.99mm)
19.38"
(492.25mm)
12.47"
(316.74mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1977–Jan 1978
6-Month
35.65"
(905.51mm)
23.42"
(594.87mm)
12.23"
(310.64mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1981
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1977–Jan 1978
7-Month
38.05"
(966.47mm)
26.66"
(677.16mm)
11.39"
(289.31mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2019
Jun 1977–Jan 1978
8-Month
42.70"
(1,084.58mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
12.76"
(324.10mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 1977–Jan 1978
9-Month
45.83"
(1,164.08mm)
33.40"
(848.36mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2007
Apr 1977–Jan 1978
10-Month
49.81"
(1,265.17mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
12.38"
(314.45mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Mar 1977–Jan 1978
11-Month
55.43"
(1,407.92mm)
41.65"
(1,057.91mm)
13.78"
(350.01mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1973
Feb 1977–Jan 1978
12-Month
58.16"
(1,477.26mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
13.04"
(331.21mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1973
Aug 1976–Jan 1978
18-Month
80.77"
(2,051.56mm)
68.49"
(1,739.65mm)
12.28"
(311.91mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2007
Feb 1976–Jan 1978
24-Month
97.25"
(2,470.15mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1967
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1974
Feb 1975–Jan 1978
36-Month
150.56"
(3,824.22mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
15.15"
(384.81mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1967
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2011
Feb 1974–Jan 1978
48-Month
195.20"
(4,958.08mm)
180.63"
(4,588.00mm)
14.57"
(370.08mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1967
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2012
Feb 1973–Jan 1978
60-Month
247.14"
(6,277.36mm)
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
21.36"
(542.55mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1975 1967
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/