Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, October 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1986
1-Month
2.81"
(71.37mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1985 1924
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2005
Sep–Oct 1986
2-Month
3.77"
(95.76mm)
7.11"
(180.59mm)
-3.34"
(-84.83mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1952 1921
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2005
Aug–Oct 1986
3-Month
8.08"
(205.23mm)
11.16"
(283.46mm)
-3.08"
(-78.23mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1984 1921
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1955
Jul–Oct 1986
4-Month
13.85"
(351.79mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1984 1968
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1955
Jun–Oct 1986
5-Month
18.41"
(467.61mm)
17.74"
(450.60mm)
0.67"
(17.01mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1984 1957
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1955
May–Oct 1986
6-Month
20.43"
(518.92mm)
21.18"
(537.97mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1983 1957
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2006
Apr–Oct 1986
7-Month
22.29"
(566.17mm)
25.24"
(641.10mm)
-2.95"
(-74.93mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1980 1957
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1989
Mar–Oct 1986
8-Month
25.45"
(646.43mm)
29.46"
(748.28mm)
-4.01"
(-101.85mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1965
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1989
Feb–Oct 1986
9-Month
28.63"
(727.20mm)
32.90"
(835.66mm)
-4.27"
(-108.46mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1968 1957
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1989
Jan–Oct 1986
10-Month
34.10"
(866.14mm)
36.84"
(935.74mm)
-2.74"
(-69.60mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1985 1957
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Ties: 1993
Dec 1985–Oct 1986
11-Month
35.34"
(897.64mm)
40.99"
(1,041.15mm)
-5.65"
(-143.51mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1981 1957
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1998
Nov 1985–Oct 1986
12-Month
42.82"
(1,087.63mm)
45.14"
(1,146.56mm)
-2.32"
(-58.93mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1985 1957
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1898
May 1985–Oct 1986
18-Month
68.85"
(1,748.79mm)
66.30"
(1,684.02mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Nov 1984–Oct 1986
24-Month
82.01"
(2,083.05mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
-8.24"
(-209.30mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Nov 1983–Oct 1986
36-Month
142.90"
(3,629.66mm)
135.42"
(3,439.67mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1983 1966
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2011
Nov 1982–Oct 1986
48-Month
196.41"
(4,988.81mm)
180.60"
(4,587.24mm)
15.81"
(401.57mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1983 1966
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2011
Nov 1981–Oct 1986
60-Month
249.10"
(6,327.14mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
23.31"
(592.07mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1985 1966
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 17, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/