Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, August 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1985
1-Month
8.52"
(216.41mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
4.47"
(113.54mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1984 1984
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1955
Jul–Aug 1985
2-Month
11.85"
(300.99mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
4.54"
(115.32mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1984 1907
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1927
Jun–Aug 1985
3-Month
16.48"
(418.59mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
5.86"
(148.84mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1984 1949
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1922
May–Aug 1985
4-Month
21.32"
(541.53mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
7.25"
(184.15mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1984 1944
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2006
Apr–Aug 1985
5-Month
22.84"
(580.14mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
4.71"
(119.64mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1981 1999
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2006
Mar–Aug 1985
6-Month
25.83"
(656.08mm)
22.34"
(567.44mm)
3.49"
(88.64mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1965
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Feb–Aug 1985
7-Month
27.78"
(705.61mm)
25.78"
(654.81mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1981 1957
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Jan–Aug 1985
8-Month
28.89"
(733.81mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1957
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Dec 1984–Aug 1985
9-Month
32.13"
(816.10mm)
33.88"
(860.55mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1944
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Nov 1984–Aug 1985
10-Month
34.48"
(875.79mm)
38.03"
(965.96mm)
-3.55"
(-90.17mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1981 1944
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Oct 1984–Aug 1985
11-Month
38.76"
(984.50mm)
41.56"
(1,055.62mm)
-2.80"
(-71.12mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2006
Sep 1984–Aug 1985
12-Month
40.73"
(1,034.54mm)
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
-4.43"
(-112.52mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Mar 1984–Aug 1985
18-Month
70.76"
(1,797.30mm)
67.43"
(1,712.72mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Ties: 1989
Sep 1983–Aug 1985
24-Month
102.00"
(2,590.80mm)
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
11.77"
(298.96mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Sep 1982–Aug 1985
36-Month
155.44"
(3,948.18mm)
135.44"
(3,440.18mm)
20.00"
(508.00mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1983 1966
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Sep 1981–Aug 1985
48-Month
209.22"
(5,314.19mm)
180.62"
(4,587.75mm)
28.60"
(726.44mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1984 1966
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 2009
Sep 1980–Aug 1985
60-Month
242.34"
(6,155.44mm)
225.77"
(5,734.56mm)
16.57"
(420.88mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1983 1966
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 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/