Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, January 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1981
1-Month
0.88"
(22.35mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
-3.06"
(-77.73mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1955
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1979
Dec 1980–Jan 1981
2-Month
2.38"
(60.45mm)
8.09"
(205.49mm)
-5.71"
(-145.04mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1981
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1979
Nov 1980–Jan 1981
3-Month
6.24"
(158.50mm)
12.25"
(311.15mm)
-6.01"
(-152.65mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1981
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Oct 1980–Jan 1981
4-Month
10.60"
(269.24mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
-5.18"
(-131.57mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1966 2002
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2006
Sep 1980–Jan 1981
5-Month
11.52"
(292.61mm)
19.38"
(492.25mm)
-7.86"
(-199.64mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Aug 1980–Jan 1981
6-Month
13.51"
(343.15mm)
23.42"
(594.87mm)
-9.91"
(-251.72mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1981
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jul 1980–Jan 1981
7-Month
17.17"
(436.12mm)
26.66"
(677.16mm)
-9.49"
(-241.04mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jun 1980–Jan 1981
8-Month
20.48"
(520.19mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
-9.46"
(-240.29mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
May 1980–Jan 1981
9-Month
22.20"
(563.88mm)
33.40"
(848.36mm)
-11.20"
(-284.48mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2007
Apr 1980–Jan 1981
10-Month
27.72"
(704.09mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
-9.71"
(-246.63mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Mar 1980–Jan 1981
11-Month
35.81"
(909.57mm)
41.65"
(1,057.91mm)
-5.84"
(-148.34mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1973
Feb 1980–Jan 1981
12-Month
36.90"
(937.26mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
-8.22"
(-208.79mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1967 1966
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1973
Aug 1979–Jan 1981
18-Month
60.14"
(1,527.56mm)
68.49"
(1,739.65mm)
-8.35"
(-212.09mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1967 1966
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2007
Feb 1979–Jan 1981
24-Month
82.16"
(2,086.86mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
-8.09"
(-205.49mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1967 1967
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1974
Feb 1978–Jan 1981
36-Month
131.26"
(3,334.00mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
-4.15"
(-105.41mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020
Feb 1977–Jan 1981
48-Month
189.42"
(4,811.27mm)
180.63"
(4,588.00mm)
8.79"
(223.27mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1977 1967
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2012
Feb 1976–Jan 1981
60-Month
228.51"
(5,804.15mm)
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
2.73"
(69.34mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/