Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, September 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1987
1-Month
6.14"
(155.96mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
2.53"
(64.27mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2008
Aug–Sep 1987
2-Month
9.28"
(235.71mm)
7.66"
(194.56mm)
1.62"
(41.15mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1986 1984
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1954
Jul–Sep 1987
3-Month
10.65"
(270.51mm)
10.91"
(277.11mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1984 2020
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1954
Jun–Sep 1987
4-Month
12.46"
(316.48mm)
14.23"
(361.44mm)
-1.77"
(-44.96mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1983 1957
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1938
May–Sep 1987
5-Month
14.42"
(366.27mm)
17.67"
(448.82mm)
-3.25"
(-82.55mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1983 1957
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1938
Apr–Sep 1987
6-Month
22.71"
(576.83mm)
21.74"
(552.20mm)
0.97"
(24.63mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1986 1957
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1938
Mar–Sep 1987
7-Month
27.47"
(697.74mm)
25.95"
(659.13mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1986 1965
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1989
Feb–Sep 1987
8-Month
28.13"
(714.50mm)
29.39"
(746.51mm)
-1.26"
(-32.01mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1986 1957
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1998
Ties: 1947
Jan–Sep 1987
9-Month
33.66"
(854.96mm)
33.33"
(846.58mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1986 1957
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Dec 1986–Sep 1987
10-Month
41.26"
(1,048.00mm)
37.48"
(951.99mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1986 1957
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Nov 1986–Sep 1987
11-Month
48.15"
(1,223.01mm)
41.64"
(1,057.66mm)
6.51"
(165.35mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1986 1957
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Oct 1986–Sep 1987
12-Month
50.96"
(1,294.38mm)
45.17"
(1,147.32mm)
5.79"
(147.06mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1986 1957
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2006
Apr 1986–Sep 1987
18-Month
70.44"
(1,789.18mm)
66.82"
(1,697.23mm)
3.62"
(91.95mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
Oct 1985–Sep 1987
24-Month
93.03"
(2,362.96mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Oct 1984–Sep 1987
36-Month
134.44"
(3,414.78mm)
135.45"
(3,440.43mm)
-1.01"
(-25.65mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2008
Oct 1983–Sep 1987
48-Month
195.94"
(4,976.88mm)
180.63"
(4,588.00mm)
15.31"
(388.88mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1983 1966
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2009
Oct 1982–Sep 1987
60-Month
247.73"
(6,292.34mm)
225.77"
(5,734.56mm)
21.96"
(557.78mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1966
20th 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 February 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/