Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, September 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1981
1-Month
3.38"
(85.85mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1980 1941
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2008
Aug–Sep 1981
2-Month
4.73"
(120.14mm)
7.66"
(194.56mm)
-2.93"
(-74.42mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1980 1984
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1954
Jul–Sep 1981
3-Month
7.99"
(202.95mm)
10.91"
(277.11mm)
-2.92"
(-74.16mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1980 2020
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1954
Jun–Sep 1981
4-Month
11.56"
(293.62mm)
14.23"
(361.44mm)
-2.67"
(-67.82mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1957
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1938
May–Sep 1981
5-Month
14.00"
(355.60mm)
17.67"
(448.82mm)
-3.67"
(-93.22mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1980 1957
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1938
Apr–Sep 1981
6-Month
18.25"
(463.55mm)
21.74"
(552.20mm)
-3.49"
(-88.65mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1980 1957
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1938
Mar–Sep 1981
7-Month
19.08"
(484.63mm)
25.95"
(659.13mm)
-6.87"
(-174.50mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1965 1965
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1989
Feb–Sep 1981
8-Month
24.98"
(634.49mm)
29.39"
(746.51mm)
-4.41"
(-112.02mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1966 1957
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1998
Jan–Sep 1981
9-Month
25.86"
(656.84mm)
33.33"
(846.58mm)
-7.47"
(-189.74mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1965 1957
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1998
Dec 1980–Sep 1981
10-Month
27.36"
(694.94mm)
37.48"
(951.99mm)
-10.12"
(-257.05mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1965 1957
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1998
Nov 1980–Sep 1981
11-Month
31.22"
(792.99mm)
41.64"
(1,057.66mm)
-10.42"
(-264.67mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1966 1957
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1998
Oct 1980–Sep 1981
12-Month
35.58"
(903.73mm)
45.17"
(1,147.32mm)
-9.59"
(-243.59mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1966 1957
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2006
Apr 1980–Sep 1981
18-Month
52.70"
(1,338.58mm)
66.82"
(1,697.23mm)
-14.12"
(-358.65mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2010
Oct 1979–Sep 1981
24-Month
73.49"
(1,866.65mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
-16.76"
(-425.70mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Oct 1978–Sep 1981
36-Month
130.18"
(3,306.57mm)
135.45"
(3,440.43mm)
-5.27"
(-133.86mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1968 1966
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2008
Oct 1977–Sep 1981
48-Month
182.25"
(4,629.15mm)
180.63"
(4,588.00mm)
1.62"
(41.15mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2009
Oct 1976–Sep 1981
60-Month
227.70"
(5,783.58mm)
225.77"
(5,734.56mm)
1.93"
(49.02mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 5, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/