Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, January 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1988
1-Month
2.98"
(75.69mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
-0.96"
(-24.39mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1985 1955
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1979
Dec 1987–Jan 1988
2-Month
5.76"
(146.30mm)
8.09"
(205.49mm)
-2.33"
(-59.19mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1985 1981
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1979
Nov 1987–Jan 1988
3-Month
9.19"
(233.43mm)
12.25"
(311.15mm)
-3.06"
(-77.72mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1985 1981
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Oct 1987–Jan 1988
4-Month
12.21"
(310.13mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
-3.57"
(-90.68mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1985 2002
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2006
Sep 1987–Jan 1988
5-Month
18.35"
(466.09mm)
19.38"
(492.25mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1985 2002
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Aug 1987–Jan 1988
6-Month
21.49"
(545.85mm)
23.42"
(594.87mm)
-1.93"
(-49.02mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1981
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jul 1987–Jan 1988
7-Month
22.86"
(580.64mm)
26.66"
(677.16mm)
-3.80"
(-96.52mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1985 1966
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jun 1987–Jan 1988
8-Month
24.67"
(626.62mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
-5.27"
(-133.86mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
May 1987–Jan 1988
9-Month
26.63"
(676.40mm)
33.40"
(848.36mm)
-6.77"
(-171.96mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2007
Apr 1987–Jan 1988
10-Month
34.92"
(886.97mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
-2.51"
(-63.75mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Mar 1987–Jan 1988
11-Month
39.68"
(1,007.87mm)
41.65"
(1,057.91mm)
-1.97"
(-50.04mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1973
Feb 1987–Jan 1988
12-Month
40.34"
(1,024.64mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
-4.78"
(-121.41mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1973
Aug 1986–Jan 1988
18-Month
68.44"
(1,738.38mm)
68.49"
(1,739.65mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2007
Feb 1986–Jan 1988
24-Month
88.99"
(2,260.35mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
-1.26"
(-32.00mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1982 1967
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1974
Feb 1985–Jan 1988
36-Month
135.67"
(3,446.02mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
0.26"
(6.61mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1983 1967
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Feb 1984–Jan 1988
48-Month
185.03"
(4,699.76mm)
180.63"
(4,588.00mm)
4.40"
(111.76mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1983 1967
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2012
Feb 1983–Jan 1988
60-Month
245.84"
(6,244.34mm)
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
20.06"
(509.53mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1985 1967
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/