Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, January 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1987
1-Month
5.53"
(140.46mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
1.59"
(40.38mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1986 1955
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1979
Dec 1986–Jan 1987
2-Month
13.13"
(333.50mm)
8.09"
(205.49mm)
5.04"
(128.01mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1986 1981
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1979
Nov 1986–Jan 1987
3-Month
20.02"
(508.51mm)
12.25"
(311.15mm)
7.77"
(197.36mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1986 1981
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Oct 1986–Jan 1987
4-Month
22.83"
(579.88mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
7.05"
(179.07mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2006
Sep 1986–Jan 1987
5-Month
23.79"
(604.27mm)
19.38"
(492.25mm)
4.41"
(112.02mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Aug 1986–Jan 1987
6-Month
28.10"
(713.74mm)
23.42"
(594.87mm)
4.68"
(118.87mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1986 1981
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Ties: 1992
Jul 1986–Jan 1987
7-Month
33.87"
(860.30mm)
26.66"
(677.16mm)
7.21"
(183.14mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jun 1986–Jan 1987
8-Month
38.43"
(976.12mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
8.49"
(215.64mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
May 1986–Jan 1987
9-Month
40.45"
(1,027.43mm)
33.40"
(848.36mm)
7.05"
(179.07mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2007
Apr 1986–Jan 1987
10-Month
42.31"
(1,074.67mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
4.88"
(123.95mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Mar 1986–Jan 1987
11-Month
45.47"
(1,154.94mm)
41.65"
(1,057.91mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1973
Feb 1986–Jan 1987
12-Month
48.65"
(1,235.71mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
3.53"
(89.66mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1973
Aug 1985–Jan 1987
18-Month
76.07"
(1,932.18mm)
68.49"
(1,739.65mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2007
Feb 1985–Jan 1987
24-Month
95.33"
(2,421.38mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1983 1967
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1974
Feb 1984–Jan 1987
36-Month
144.69"
(3,675.13mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
9.28"
(235.72mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1983 1967
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2011
Feb 1983–Jan 1987
48-Month
205.50"
(5,219.70mm)
180.63"
(4,588.00mm)
24.87"
(631.70mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1986 1967
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2012
Feb 1982–Jan 1987
60-Month
253.39"
(6,436.11mm)
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
27.61"
(701.30mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1986 1967
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 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/