Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, January 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1985
1-Month
1.11"
(28.19mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
-2.83"
(-71.89mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1981 1955
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1979
Dec 1984–Jan 1985
2-Month
4.35"
(110.49mm)
8.09"
(205.49mm)
-3.74"
(-95.00mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1979
Nov 1984–Jan 1985
3-Month
6.70"
(170.18mm)
12.25"
(311.15mm)
-5.55"
(-140.97mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Oct 1984–Jan 1985
4-Month
10.98"
(278.89mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
-4.80"
(-121.92mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1981 2002
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2006
Sep 1984–Jan 1985
5-Month
12.95"
(328.93mm)
19.38"
(492.25mm)
-6.43"
(-163.32mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1981 2002
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Aug 1984–Jan 1985
6-Month
13.69"
(347.73mm)
23.42"
(594.87mm)
-9.73"
(-247.14mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jul 1984–Jan 1985
7-Month
19.44"
(493.78mm)
26.66"
(677.16mm)
-7.22"
(-183.38mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jun 1984–Jan 1985
8-Month
24.86"
(631.44mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
-5.08"
(-129.04mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
May 1984–Jan 1985
9-Month
32.57"
(827.28mm)
33.40"
(848.36mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2007
Apr 1984–Jan 1985
10-Month
37.24"
(945.90mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
-0.19"
(-4.82mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Mar 1984–Jan 1985
11-Month
42.98"
(1,091.69mm)
41.65"
(1,057.91mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1973
Feb 1984–Jan 1985
12-Month
49.36"
(1,253.74mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
4.24"
(107.69mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1983 1966
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1973
Aug 1983–Jan 1985
18-Month
77.91"
(1,978.91mm)
68.49"
(1,739.65mm)
9.42"
(239.26mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1983 1966
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2007
Feb 1983–Jan 1985
24-Month
110.17"
(2,798.32mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
19.92"
(505.97mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1984 1967
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1974
Feb 1982–Jan 1985
36-Month
158.06"
(4,014.72mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
22.65"
(575.31mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1984 1967
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2011
Feb 1981–Jan 1985
48-Month
203.04"
(5,157.22mm)
180.63"
(4,588.00mm)
22.41"
(569.22mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1984 1967
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2012
Feb 1980–Jan 1985
60-Month
239.94"
(6,094.48mm)
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
14.16"
(359.67mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1984 1967
35th 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 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/