Climate at a Glance

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, August 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1987
1-Month
3.14"
(79.76mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
-0.91"
(-23.11mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1984 1984
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1955
Jul–Aug 1987
2-Month
4.51"
(114.55mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
-2.80"
(-71.12mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1968 1907
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1927
Jun–Aug 1987
3-Month
6.32"
(160.53mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
-4.30"
(-109.22mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1957 1949
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1922
May–Aug 1987
4-Month
8.28"
(210.31mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
-5.79"
(-147.07mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1964 1944
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2006
Apr–Aug 1987
5-Month
16.57"
(420.88mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
-1.56"
(-39.62mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1981 1999
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2006
Mar–Aug 1987
6-Month
21.33"
(541.78mm)
22.34"
(567.44mm)
-1.01"
(-25.66mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1981 1965
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1998
Feb–Aug 1987
7-Month
21.99"
(558.55mm)
25.78"
(654.81mm)
-3.79"
(-96.26mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1957
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1998
Jan–Aug 1987
8-Month
27.52"
(699.01mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
-2.20"
(-55.88mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1981 1957
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1998
Dec 1986–Aug 1987
9-Month
35.12"
(892.05mm)
33.88"
(860.55mm)
1.24"
(31.50mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1986 1944
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Nov 1986–Aug 1987
10-Month
42.01"
(1,067.05mm)
38.03"
(965.96mm)
3.98"
(101.09mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1986 1944
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Oct 1986–Aug 1987
11-Month
44.82"
(1,138.43mm)
41.56"
(1,055.62mm)
3.26"
(82.81mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2006
Sep 1986–Aug 1987
12-Month
45.78"
(1,162.81mm)
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Mar 1986–Aug 1987
18-Month
67.46"
(1,713.48mm)
67.43"
(1,712.72mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1984
Sep 1985–Aug 1987
24-Month
89.54"
(2,274.32mm)
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
-0.69"
(-17.52mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Sep 1984–Aug 1987
36-Month
130.27"
(3,308.86mm)
135.44"
(3,440.18mm)
-5.17"
(-131.32mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1984
Sep 1983–Aug 1987
48-Month
191.54"
(4,865.12mm)
180.62"
(4,587.75mm)
10.92"
(277.37mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1983 1966
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2009
Sep 1982–Aug 1987
60-Month
244.98"
(6,222.49mm)
225.77"
(5,734.56mm)
19.21"
(487.93mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1985 1966
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 8, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/