Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, January 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1979
1-Month
11.93"
(303.02mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
7.99"
(202.94mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1978 1955
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Dec 1978–Jan 1979
2-Month
16.63"
(422.40mm)
8.09"
(205.49mm)
8.54"
(216.91mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1978 1981
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Nov 1978–Jan 1979
3-Month
19.46"
(494.28mm)
12.25"
(311.15mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1981
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Oct 1978–Jan 1979
4-Month
23.04"
(585.22mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
7.26"
(184.41mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2006
Sep 1978–Jan 1979
5-Month
25.22"
(640.59mm)
19.38"
(492.25mm)
5.84"
(148.34mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Aug 1978–Jan 1979
6-Month
30.74"
(780.80mm)
23.42"
(594.87mm)
7.32"
(185.93mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1977 1981
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jul 1978–Jan 1979
7-Month
33.95"
(862.33mm)
26.66"
(677.16mm)
7.29"
(185.17mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jun 1978–Jan 1979
8-Month
35.65"
(905.51mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
5.71"
(145.03mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
May 1978–Jan 1979
9-Month
41.32"
(1,049.53mm)
33.40"
(848.36mm)
7.92"
(201.17mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2007
Apr 1978–Jan 1979
10-Month
43.50"
(1,104.90mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
6.07"
(154.18mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Mar 1978–Jan 1979
11-Month
46.66"
(1,185.16mm)
41.65"
(1,057.91mm)
5.01"
(127.25mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1973
Feb 1978–Jan 1979
12-Month
49.10"
(1,247.14mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
3.98"
(101.09mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1973
Aug 1977–Jan 1979
18-Month
84.75"
(2,152.65mm)
68.49"
(1,739.65mm)
16.26"
(413.00mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2007
Feb 1977–Jan 1979
24-Month
107.26"
(2,724.40mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
17.01"
(432.05mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1978 1967
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1974
Feb 1976–Jan 1979
36-Month
146.35"
(3,717.29mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
10.94"
(277.88mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1977 1967
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2020
Feb 1975–Jan 1979
48-Month
199.66"
(5,071.36mm)
180.63"
(4,588.00mm)
19.03"
(483.36mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1967
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2012
Feb 1974–Jan 1979
60-Month
244.30"
(6,205.22mm)
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
18.52"
(470.41mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1973 1967
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 29, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/