Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, December 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1979
1-Month
1.91"
(48.51mm)
4.17"
(105.92mm)
-2.26"
(-57.41mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1965 1955
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1901
Nov–Dec 1979
2-Month
6.32"
(160.53mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
-2.00"
(-50.80mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1976 2001
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1969
Oct–Dec 1979
3-Month
10.26"
(260.60mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
-1.56"
(-39.63mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1976 1924
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2005
Sep–Dec 1979
4-Month
14.32"
(363.73mm)
15.43"
(391.92mm)
-1.11"
(-28.19mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1946
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Aug–Dec 1979
5-Month
21.89"
(556.01mm)
19.48"
(494.79mm)
2.41"
(61.22mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1978 1965
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Jul–Dec 1979
6-Month
24.27"
(616.46mm)
22.73"
(577.34mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1978 1965
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Jun–Dec 1979
7-Month
25.61"
(650.49mm)
26.05"
(661.67mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1978 1965
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1927
May–Dec 1979
8-Month
31.90"
(810.26mm)
29.50"
(749.30mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1978 1965
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1972
Ties: 1942
Apr–Dec 1979
9-Month
37.00"
(939.80mm)
33.56"
(852.42mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1978 1965
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1972
Mar–Dec 1979
10-Month
39.79"
(1,010.67mm)
37.77"
(959.36mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1978 1965
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1972
Feb–Dec 1979
11-Month
43.91"
(1,115.31mm)
41.21"
(1,046.73mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1965
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1972
Ties: 1961
Jan–Dec 1979
12-Month
55.84"
(1,418.34mm)
45.15"
(1,146.81mm)
10.69"
(271.53mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1978 1965
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1972
Jul 1978–Dec 1979
18-Month
77.86"
(1,977.64mm)
67.87"
(1,723.90mm)
9.99"
(253.74mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1978 1965
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2006
Jan 1978–Dec 1979
24-Month
102.06"
(2,592.32mm)
90.28"
(2,293.11mm)
11.78"
(299.21mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2006
Jan 1977–Dec 1979
36-Month
154.81"
(3,932.17mm)
135.39"
(3,438.91mm)
19.42"
(493.26mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2011
Jan 1976–Dec 1979
48-Month
196.54"
(4,992.12mm)
180.53"
(4,585.46mm)
16.01"
(406.66mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2011
Jan 1975–Dec 1979
60-Month
249.79"
(6,344.67mm)
225.76"
(5,734.30mm)
24.03"
(610.37mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 10, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/