Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, August 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1981
1-Month
1.35"
(34.29mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
-2.70"
(-68.58mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1940 1984
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1955
Jul–Aug 1981
2-Month
4.61"
(117.09mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
-2.70"
(-68.58mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1968 1907
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1927
Jun–Aug 1981
3-Month
8.18"
(207.77mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
-2.44"
(-61.98mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1974 1949
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1922
May–Aug 1981
4-Month
10.62"
(269.75mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
-3.45"
(-87.63mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1965 1944
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2006
Apr–Aug 1981
5-Month
14.87"
(377.70mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
-3.26"
(-82.80mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1974 1999
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2006
Mar–Aug 1981
6-Month
15.70"
(398.78mm)
22.34"
(567.44mm)
-6.64"
(-168.66mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1998
Feb–Aug 1981
7-Month
21.60"
(548.64mm)
25.78"
(654.81mm)
-4.18"
(-106.17mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1966 1957
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1998
Ties: 1905
Jan–Aug 1981
8-Month
22.48"
(570.99mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
-7.24"
(-183.90mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1966 1957
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1998
Dec 1980–Aug 1981
9-Month
23.98"
(609.09mm)
33.88"
(860.55mm)
-9.90"
(-251.46mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1944
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1998
Nov 1980–Aug 1981
10-Month
27.84"
(707.14mm)
38.03"
(965.96mm)
-10.19"
(-258.82mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1966 1944
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1998
Oct 1980–Aug 1981
11-Month
32.20"
(817.88mm)
41.56"
(1,055.62mm)
-9.36"
(-237.74mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2006
Sep 1980–Aug 1981
12-Month
33.12"
(841.25mm)
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
-12.04"
(-305.81mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Mar 1980–Aug 1981
18-Month
57.41"
(1,458.21mm)
67.43"
(1,712.72mm)
-10.02"
(-254.51mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1984
Sep 1979–Aug 1981
24-Month
74.17"
(1,883.92mm)
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
-16.06"
(-407.92mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Sep 1978–Aug 1981
36-Month
128.98"
(3,276.09mm)
135.44"
(3,440.18mm)
-6.46"
(-164.09mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1968 1966
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1984
Sep 1977–Aug 1981
48-Month
184.71"
(4,691.63mm)
180.62"
(4,587.75mm)
4.09"
(103.88mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2009
Sep 1976–Aug 1981
60-Month
226.50"
(5,753.10mm)
225.77"
(5,734.56mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 24, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/