Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, October 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1981
1-Month
4.27"
(108.46mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1979 1924
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2005
Sep–Oct 1981
2-Month
7.65"
(194.31mm)
7.11"
(180.59mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1980 1921
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2005
Aug–Oct 1981
3-Month
9.00"
(228.60mm)
11.16"
(283.46mm)
-2.16"
(-54.86mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1980 1921
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1955
Jul–Oct 1981
4-Month
12.26"
(311.40mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
-2.16"
(-54.87mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1980 1968
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1955
Jun–Oct 1981
5-Month
15.83"
(402.08mm)
17.74"
(450.60mm)
-1.91"
(-48.52mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1980 1957
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1955
May–Oct 1981
6-Month
18.27"
(464.06mm)
21.18"
(537.97mm)
-2.91"
(-73.91mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1980 1957
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2006
Apr–Oct 1981
7-Month
22.52"
(572.01mm)
25.24"
(641.10mm)
-2.72"
(-69.09mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1957
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1989
Mar–Oct 1981
8-Month
23.35"
(593.09mm)
29.46"
(748.28mm)
-6.11"
(-155.19mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1989
Feb–Oct 1981
9-Month
29.25"
(742.95mm)
32.89"
(835.41mm)
-3.64"
(-92.46mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1989
Jan–Oct 1981
10-Month
30.13"
(765.30mm)
36.84"
(935.74mm)
-6.71"
(-170.44mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1965 1957
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1998
Dec 1980–Oct 1981
11-Month
31.63"
(803.40mm)
40.99"
(1,041.15mm)
-9.36"
(-237.75mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1965 1957
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1998
Nov 1980–Oct 1981
12-Month
35.49"
(901.45mm)
45.14"
(1,146.56mm)
-9.65"
(-245.11mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1966 1957
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1898
May 1980–Oct 1981
18-Month
51.45"
(1,306.83mm)
66.30"
(1,684.02mm)
-14.85"
(-377.19mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1966 1965
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Nov 1979–Oct 1981
24-Month
73.82"
(1,875.03mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
-16.43"
(-417.32mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Nov 1978–Oct 1981
36-Month
130.87"
(3,324.10mm)
135.42"
(3,439.67mm)
-4.55"
(-115.57mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2011
Nov 1977–Oct 1981
48-Month
179.36"
(4,555.74mm)
180.60"
(4,587.24mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2011
Nov 1976–Oct 1981
60-Month
226.49"
(5,752.85mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2009
Ties: 1936

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/