Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, January 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1980
1-Month
1.35"
(34.29mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
-2.59"
(-65.79mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1970 1955
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1979
Dec 1979–Jan 1980
2-Month
3.26"
(82.80mm)
8.09"
(205.49mm)
-4.83"
(-122.69mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1981
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1979
Nov 1979–Jan 1980
3-Month
7.67"
(194.82mm)
12.25"
(311.15mm)
-4.58"
(-116.33mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1966 1981
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Oct 1979–Jan 1980
4-Month
11.61"
(294.89mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
-4.17"
(-105.92mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1966 2002
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2006
Sep 1979–Jan 1980
5-Month
15.67"
(398.02mm)
19.38"
(492.25mm)
-3.71"
(-94.23mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Aug 1979–Jan 1980
6-Month
23.24"
(590.30mm)
23.42"
(594.87mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1977 1981
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jul 1979–Jan 1980
7-Month
25.62"
(650.75mm)
26.66"
(677.16mm)
-1.04"
(-26.41mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jun 1979–Jan 1980
8-Month
26.96"
(684.78mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
-2.98"
(-75.70mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
May 1979–Jan 1980
9-Month
33.25"
(844.55mm)
33.40"
(848.36mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2007
Apr 1979–Jan 1980
10-Month
38.35"
(974.09mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Mar 1979–Jan 1980
11-Month
41.14"
(1,044.96mm)
41.65"
(1,057.91mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1973
Feb 1979–Jan 1980
12-Month
45.26"
(1,149.60mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
0.14"
(3.55mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1973
Aug 1978–Jan 1980
18-Month
76.00"
(1,930.40mm)
68.49"
(1,739.65mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2007
Feb 1978–Jan 1980
24-Month
94.36"
(2,396.74mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
4.11"
(104.39mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1977 1967
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1974
Feb 1977–Jan 1980
36-Month
152.52"
(3,874.01mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
17.11"
(434.60mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1979 1967
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2011
Feb 1976–Jan 1980
48-Month
191.61"
(4,866.89mm)
180.63"
(4,588.00mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1977 1967
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2012
Feb 1975–Jan 1980
60-Month
244.92"
(6,220.97mm)
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
19.14"
(486.16mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1979 1967
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 11, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/