Climate at a Glance

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, December 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1986
1-Month
7.60"
(193.04mm)
4.17"
(105.92mm)
3.43"
(87.12mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1985 1955
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1901
Nov–Dec 1986
2-Month
14.49"
(368.05mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1985 2001
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1969
Oct–Dec 1986
3-Month
17.30"
(439.42mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
5.48"
(139.19mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1985 1924
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2005
Sep–Dec 1986
4-Month
18.26"
(463.80mm)
15.43"
(391.92mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1985 1946
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2018
Aug–Dec 1986
5-Month
22.57"
(573.28mm)
19.48"
(494.79mm)
3.09"
(78.49mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2018
Jul–Dec 1986
6-Month
28.34"
(719.84mm)
22.73"
(577.34mm)
5.61"
(142.50mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1919
Jun–Dec 1986
7-Month
32.90"
(835.66mm)
26.05"
(661.67mm)
6.85"
(173.99mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1927
May–Dec 1986
8-Month
34.92"
(886.97mm)
29.50"
(749.30mm)
5.42"
(137.67mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1972
Apr–Dec 1986
9-Month
36.78"
(934.21mm)
33.56"
(852.42mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1972
Mar–Dec 1986
10-Month
39.94"
(1,014.48mm)
37.77"
(959.36mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1972
Feb–Dec 1986
11-Month
43.12"
(1,095.25mm)
41.21"
(1,046.73mm)
1.91"
(48.52mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1972
Jan–Dec 1986
12-Month
48.59"
(1,234.19mm)
45.15"
(1,146.81mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1972
Jul 1985–Dec 1986
18-Month
73.87"
(1,876.30mm)
67.87"
(1,723.90mm)
6.00"
(152.40mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2006
Jan 1985–Dec 1986
24-Month
90.91"
(2,309.11mm)
90.28"
(2,293.11mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2006
Jan 1984–Dec 1986
36-Month
141.57"
(3,595.88mm)
135.39"
(3,438.91mm)
6.18"
(156.97mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2011
Jan 1983–Dec 1986
48-Month
204.57"
(5,196.08mm)
180.53"
(4,585.46mm)
24.04"
(610.62mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1984 1966
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2011
Jan 1982–Dec 1986
60-Month
253.43"
(6,437.12mm)
225.76"
(5,734.30mm)
27.67"
(702.82mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1985 1966
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 6, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/