Climate at a Glance

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, February 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1978
1-Month
2.44"
(61.98mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1968 1987
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2008
Ties: 1911
Jan–Feb 1978
2-Month
11.49"
(291.85mm)
7.38"
(187.45mm)
4.11"
(104.40mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1980
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1979
Dec 1977–Feb 1978
3-Month
17.94"
(455.68mm)
11.53"
(292.86mm)
6.41"
(162.82mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1980
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1979
Nov 1977–Feb 1978
4-Month
21.29"
(540.77mm)
15.69"
(398.53mm)
5.60"
(142.24mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1984
Oct 1977–Feb 1978
5-Month
28.45"
(722.63mm)
19.22"
(488.19mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Sep 1977–Feb 1978
6-Month
34.29"
(870.97mm)
22.82"
(579.63mm)
11.47"
(291.34mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1947
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1977–Feb 1978
7-Month
38.09"
(967.49mm)
26.86"
(682.24mm)
11.23"
(285.25mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Jul 1977–Feb 1978
8-Month
40.49"
(1,028.45mm)
30.10"
(764.54mm)
10.39"
(263.91mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Jun 1977–Feb 1978
9-Month
45.14"
(1,146.56mm)
33.38"
(847.85mm)
11.76"
(298.71mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
May 1977–Feb 1978
10-Month
48.27"
(1,226.06mm)
36.84"
(935.74mm)
11.43"
(290.32mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1973
Apr 1977–Feb 1978
11-Month
52.25"
(1,327.15mm)
40.87"
(1,038.10mm)
11.38"
(289.05mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1899
Mar 1977–Feb 1978
12-Month
57.87"
(1,469.90mm)
45.08"
(1,145.03mm)
12.79"
(324.87mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1973
Sep 1976–Feb 1978
18-Month
76.08"
(1,932.43mm)
67.88"
(1,724.15mm)
8.20"
(208.28mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2007
Mar 1976–Feb 1978
24-Month
96.86"
(2,460.24mm)
90.21"
(2,291.33mm)
6.65"
(168.91mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1977 1967
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Mar 1975–Feb 1978
36-Month
149.54"
(3,798.32mm)
135.37"
(3,438.40mm)
14.17"
(359.92mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1977 1967
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2020
Mar 1974–Feb 1978
48-Month
194.91"
(4,950.71mm)
180.60"
(4,587.24mm)
14.31"
(363.47mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1967
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2012
Mar 1973–Feb 1978
60-Month
246.15"
(6,252.21mm)
225.71"
(5,733.03mm)
20.44"
(519.18mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1975 1967
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 30, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/