Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, August 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1989
1-Month
6.15"
(156.21mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1988 1984
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1955
Jul–Aug 1989
2-Month
12.05"
(306.07mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1988 1907
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1927
Jun–Aug 1989
3-Month
17.28"
(438.91mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
6.66"
(169.16mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1988 1949
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1922
May–Aug 1989
4-Month
22.72"
(577.09mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
8.65"
(219.71mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1988 1944
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1922 2006
Apr–Aug 1989
5-Month
27.76"
(705.10mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
9.63"
(244.60mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1988 1999
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Mar–Aug 1989
6-Month
31.64"
(803.66mm)
22.34"
(567.44mm)
9.30"
(236.22mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1988 1965
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1998
Feb–Aug 1989
7-Month
34.49"
(876.05mm)
25.78"
(654.81mm)
8.71"
(221.24mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1988 1957
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Jan–Aug 1989
8-Month
36.03"
(915.16mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
6.31"
(160.27mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1988 1957
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Dec 1988–Aug 1989
9-Month
37.37"
(949.20mm)
33.88"
(860.55mm)
3.49"
(88.65mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1988 1944
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Ties: 2000
Nov 1988–Aug 1989
10-Month
45.75"
(1,162.05mm)
38.03"
(965.96mm)
7.72"
(196.09mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1988 1944
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Oct 1988–Aug 1989
11-Month
48.46"
(1,230.88mm)
41.56"
(1,055.62mm)
6.90"
(175.26mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1988 1966
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2006
Sep 1988–Aug 1989
12-Month
50.85"
(1,291.59mm)
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
5.69"
(144.53mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1988 1966
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Mar 1988–Aug 1989
18-Month
70.76"
(1,797.30mm)
67.43"
(1,712.72mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1988 1966
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1984
Ties: 1985
Sep 1987–Aug 1989
24-Month
94.37"
(2,397.00mm)
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
4.14"
(105.16mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1988 1966
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Sep 1986–Aug 1989
36-Month
140.15"
(3,559.81mm)
135.44"
(3,440.18mm)
4.71"
(119.63mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1988 1966
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1984
Sep 1985–Aug 1989
48-Month
183.91"
(4,671.31mm)
180.62"
(4,587.75mm)
3.29"
(83.56mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1988 1966
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2009
Sep 1984–Aug 1989
60-Month
224.64"
(5,705.86mm)
225.77"
(5,734.56mm)
-1.13"
(-28.70mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 19, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/