Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, August 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1986
1-Month
4.31"
(109.47mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
0.26"
(6.60mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1984 1984
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1955
Jul–Aug 1986
2-Month
10.08"
(256.03mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
2.77"
(70.36mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1984 1907
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1927
Jun–Aug 1986
3-Month
14.64"
(371.86mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
4.02"
(102.11mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1984 1949
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1922
May–Aug 1986
4-Month
16.66"
(423.16mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
2.59"
(65.78mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1983 1944
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2006
Apr–Aug 1986
5-Month
18.52"
(470.41mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1999
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2006
Mar–Aug 1986
6-Month
21.68"
(550.67mm)
22.34"
(567.44mm)
-0.66"
(-16.77mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1981 1965
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1998
Feb–Aug 1986
7-Month
24.86"
(631.44mm)
25.78"
(654.81mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1981 1957
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1998
Jan–Aug 1986
8-Month
30.33"
(770.38mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1985 1957
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Dec 1985–Aug 1986
9-Month
31.57"
(801.88mm)
33.88"
(860.55mm)
-2.31"
(-58.67mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1981 1944
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1998
Nov 1985–Aug 1986
10-Month
39.05"
(991.87mm)
38.03"
(965.96mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1985 1944
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Oct 1985–Aug 1986
11-Month
41.11"
(1,044.19mm)
41.56"
(1,055.62mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1985 1966
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2006
Sep 1985–Aug 1986
12-Month
43.76"
(1,111.50mm)
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1985 1966
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Mar 1985–Aug 1986
18-Month
69.59"
(1,767.59mm)
67.43"
(1,712.72mm)
2.16"
(54.87mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1984
Sep 1984–Aug 1986
24-Month
84.49"
(2,146.05mm)
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
-5.74"
(-145.79mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Sep 1983–Aug 1986
36-Month
145.76"
(3,702.30mm)
135.44"
(3,440.18mm)
10.32"
(262.12mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1983 1966
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1984
Sep 1982–Aug 1986
48-Month
199.20"
(5,059.68mm)
180.62"
(4,587.75mm)
18.58"
(471.93mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1983 1966
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2009
Sep 1981–Aug 1986
60-Month
252.98"
(6,425.69mm)
225.77"
(5,734.56mm)
27.21"
(691.13mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1985 1966
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 20, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/