Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, October 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1979
1-Month
3.94"
(100.08mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1978 1924
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2005
Ties: 1948
Sep–Oct 1979
2-Month
8.00"
(203.20mm)
7.11"
(180.59mm)
0.89"
(22.61mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1978 1921
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2005
Aug–Oct 1979
3-Month
15.57"
(395.48mm)
11.16"
(283.46mm)
4.41"
(112.02mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1978 1921
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1955
Ties: 2004
Jul–Oct 1979
4-Month
17.95"
(455.93mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
3.53"
(89.66mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1978 1968
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1955
Jun–Oct 1979
5-Month
19.29"
(489.97mm)
17.74"
(450.60mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1955
May–Oct 1979
6-Month
25.58"
(649.73mm)
21.18"
(537.97mm)
4.40"
(111.76mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2006
Apr–Oct 1979
7-Month
30.68"
(779.27mm)
25.24"
(641.10mm)
5.44"
(138.17mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1989
Mar–Oct 1979
8-Month
33.47"
(850.14mm)
29.46"
(748.28mm)
4.01"
(101.86mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1978 1965
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1989
Feb–Oct 1979
9-Month
37.59"
(954.79mm)
32.89"
(835.41mm)
4.70"
(119.38mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1989
Jan–Oct 1979
10-Month
49.52"
(1,257.81mm)
36.84"
(935.74mm)
12.68"
(322.07mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1998
Dec 1978–Oct 1979
11-Month
54.22"
(1,377.19mm)
40.99"
(1,041.15mm)
13.23"
(336.04mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1998
Nov 1978–Oct 1979
12-Month
57.05"
(1,449.07mm)
45.14"
(1,146.56mm)
11.91"
(302.51mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1898
May 1978–Oct 1979
18-Month
78.91"
(2,004.31mm)
66.30"
(1,684.02mm)
12.61"
(320.29mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1978 1965
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Nov 1977–Oct 1979
24-Month
105.54"
(2,680.72mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
15.29"
(388.37mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Nov 1976–Oct 1979
36-Month
152.67"
(3,877.82mm)
135.42"
(3,439.67mm)
17.25"
(438.15mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2011
Nov 1975–Oct 1979
48-Month
201.49"
(5,117.85mm)
180.60"
(4,587.24mm)
20.89"
(530.61mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2011
Nov 1974–Oct 1979
60-Month
250.14"
(6,353.56mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
24.35"
(618.49mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/