Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, January 1982

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1982
1-Month
5.57"
(141.48mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
1.63"
(41.40mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1981 1955
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1979
Dec 1981–Jan 1982
2-Month
12.27"
(311.66mm)
8.09"
(205.49mm)
4.18"
(106.17mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1979
Nov 1981–Jan 1982
3-Month
15.73"
(399.54mm)
12.25"
(311.15mm)
3.48"
(88.39mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Oct 1981–Jan 1982
4-Month
20.00"
(508.00mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1981 2002
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2006
Sep 1981–Jan 1982
5-Month
23.38"
(593.85mm)
19.38"
(492.25mm)
4.00"
(101.60mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1981 2002
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Aug 1981–Jan 1982
6-Month
24.73"
(628.14mm)
23.42"
(594.87mm)
1.31"
(33.27mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Ties: 2004
Jul 1981–Jan 1982
7-Month
27.99"
(710.95mm)
26.66"
(677.16mm)
1.33"
(33.79mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jun 1981–Jan 1982
8-Month
31.56"
(801.62mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
1.62"
(41.14mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
May 1981–Jan 1982
9-Month
34.00"
(863.60mm)
33.40"
(848.36mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2007
Ties: 1917
Apr 1981–Jan 1982
10-Month
38.25"
(971.55mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Mar 1981–Jan 1982
11-Month
39.08"
(992.63mm)
41.65"
(1,057.91mm)
-2.57"
(-65.28mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1973
Feb 1981–Jan 1982
12-Month
44.98"
(1,142.49mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1973
Aug 1980–Jan 1982
18-Month
58.49"
(1,485.65mm)
68.49"
(1,739.65mm)
-10.00"
(-254.00mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1967 1966
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2007
Feb 1980–Jan 1982
24-Month
81.88"
(2,079.75mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
-8.37"
(-212.60mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1967 1967
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1974
Feb 1979–Jan 1982
36-Month
127.14"
(3,229.36mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
-8.27"
(-210.05mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2011
Feb 1978–Jan 1982
48-Month
176.24"
(4,476.50mm)
180.63"
(4,588.00mm)
-4.39"
(-111.50mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2012
Feb 1977–Jan 1982
60-Month
234.40"
(5,953.76mm)
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
8.62"
(218.95mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1967
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/