Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, February 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1980
1-Month
1.09"
(27.69mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
-2.35"
(-59.69mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1901 1987
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2008
Jan–Feb 1980
2-Month
2.44"
(61.98mm)
7.38"
(187.45mm)
-4.94"
(-125.47mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1980
127th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1979
Dec 1979–Feb 1980
3-Month
4.35"
(110.49mm)
11.53"
(292.86mm)
-7.18"
(-182.37mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1980
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1979
Nov 1979–Feb 1980
4-Month
8.76"
(222.50mm)
15.69"
(398.53mm)
-6.93"
(-176.03mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1984
Oct 1979–Feb 1980
5-Month
12.70"
(322.58mm)
19.22"
(488.19mm)
-6.52"
(-165.61mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2006
Sep 1979–Feb 1980
6-Month
16.76"
(425.70mm)
22.82"
(579.63mm)
-6.06"
(-153.93mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1966 1947
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Aug 1979–Feb 1980
7-Month
24.33"
(617.98mm)
26.86"
(682.24mm)
-2.53"
(-64.26mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1985
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jul 1979–Feb 1980
8-Month
26.71"
(678.43mm)
30.09"
(764.29mm)
-3.38"
(-85.86mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Ties: 1936
Jun 1979–Feb 1980
9-Month
28.05"
(712.47mm)
33.38"
(847.85mm)
-5.33"
(-135.38mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1967 1966
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
May 1979–Feb 1980
10-Month
34.34"
(872.24mm)
36.84"
(935.74mm)
-2.50"
(-63.50mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1973
Apr 1979–Feb 1980
11-Month
39.44"
(1,001.78mm)
40.87"
(1,038.10mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1899
Mar 1979–Feb 1980
12-Month
42.23"
(1,072.64mm)
45.08"
(1,145.03mm)
-2.85"
(-72.39mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1973
Sep 1978–Feb 1980
18-Month
71.57"
(1,817.88mm)
67.88"
(1,724.15mm)
3.69"
(93.73mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2007
Mar 1978–Feb 1980
24-Month
93.01"
(2,362.45mm)
90.21"
(2,291.33mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1977 1967
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Mar 1977–Feb 1980
36-Month
150.88"
(3,832.35mm)
135.37"
(3,438.40mm)
15.51"
(393.95mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1979 1967
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2020
Mar 1976–Feb 1980
48-Month
189.87"
(4,822.70mm)
180.60"
(4,587.24mm)
9.27"
(235.46mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1977 1967
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2012
Mar 1975–Feb 1980
60-Month
242.55"
(6,160.77mm)
225.71"
(5,733.03mm)
16.84"
(427.74mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1973 1967
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 16, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/