Climate at a Glance

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, February 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1979
1-Month
4.12"
(104.65mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1978 1987
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2008
Jan–Feb 1979
2-Month
16.05"
(407.67mm)
7.38"
(187.45mm)
8.67"
(220.22mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1978 1980
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Dec 1978–Feb 1979
3-Month
20.75"
(527.05mm)
11.53"
(292.86mm)
9.22"
(234.19mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1978 1980
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Nov 1978–Feb 1979
4-Month
23.58"
(598.93mm)
15.69"
(398.53mm)
7.89"
(200.40mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Oct 1978–Feb 1979
5-Month
27.16"
(689.86mm)
19.22"
(488.19mm)
7.94"
(201.67mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2006
Sep 1978–Feb 1979
6-Month
29.34"
(745.24mm)
22.82"
(579.63mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1977 1947
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Aug 1978–Feb 1979
7-Month
34.86"
(885.44mm)
26.86"
(682.24mm)
8.00"
(203.20mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jul 1978–Feb 1979
8-Month
38.07"
(966.98mm)
30.10"
(764.54mm)
7.97"
(202.44mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jun 1978–Feb 1979
9-Month
39.77"
(1,010.16mm)
33.38"
(847.85mm)
6.39"
(162.31mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
May 1978–Feb 1979
10-Month
45.44"
(1,154.18mm)
36.84"
(935.74mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1973
Apr 1978–Feb 1979
11-Month
47.62"
(1,209.55mm)
40.87"
(1,038.10mm)
6.75"
(171.45mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1899
Mar 1978–Feb 1979
12-Month
50.78"
(1,289.81mm)
45.08"
(1,145.03mm)
5.70"
(144.78mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1973
Sep 1977–Feb 1979
18-Month
85.07"
(2,160.78mm)
67.88"
(1,724.15mm)
17.19"
(436.63mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2007
Mar 1977–Feb 1979
24-Month
108.65"
(2,759.71mm)
90.21"
(2,291.33mm)
18.44"
(468.38mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1978 1967
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Mar 1976–Feb 1979
36-Month
147.64"
(3,750.06mm)
135.37"
(3,438.40mm)
12.27"
(311.66mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1977 1967
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2020
Mar 1975–Feb 1979
48-Month
200.32"
(5,088.13mm)
180.60"
(4,587.24mm)
19.72"
(500.89mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1978 1967
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2012
Mar 1974–Feb 1979
60-Month
245.69"
(6,240.53mm)
225.71"
(5,733.03mm)
19.98"
(507.50mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1975 1967
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/