Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, December 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1989
1-Month
1.36"
(34.54mm)
4.17"
(105.92mm)
-2.81"
(-71.38mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1988 1955
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1901
Nov–Dec 1989
2-Month
6.87"
(174.50mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1987 2001
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1969
Oct–Dec 1989
3-Month
14.22"
(361.19mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1988 1924
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2005
Sep–Dec 1989
4-Month
18.97"
(481.84mm)
15.43"
(391.92mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1988 1946
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2018
Aug–Dec 1989
5-Month
25.12"
(638.05mm)
19.48"
(494.79mm)
5.64"
(143.26mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1988 1965
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2018
Jul–Dec 1989
6-Month
31.02"
(787.91mm)
22.73"
(577.34mm)
8.29"
(210.57mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1988 1965
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2018
Jun–Dec 1989
7-Month
36.25"
(920.75mm)
26.05"
(661.67mm)
10.20"
(259.08mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1988 1965
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1927
May–Dec 1989
8-Month
41.69"
(1,058.93mm)
29.50"
(749.30mm)
12.19"
(309.63mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1988 1965
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1972
Apr–Dec 1989
9-Month
46.73"
(1,186.94mm)
33.56"
(852.42mm)
13.17"
(334.52mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1988 1965
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1972
Mar–Dec 1989
10-Month
50.61"
(1,285.49mm)
37.77"
(959.36mm)
12.84"
(326.13mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1988 1965
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1972
Feb–Dec 1989
11-Month
53.46"
(1,357.88mm)
41.21"
(1,046.73mm)
12.25"
(311.15mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1988 1965
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1972
Jan–Dec 1989
12-Month
55.00"
(1,397.00mm)
45.15"
(1,146.81mm)
9.85"
(250.19mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1988 1965
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1972
Jul 1988–Dec 1989
18-Month
77.99"
(1,980.95mm)
67.87"
(1,723.90mm)
10.12"
(257.05mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1988 1965
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2006
Jan 1988–Dec 1989
24-Month
97.97"
(2,488.44mm)
90.28"
(2,293.11mm)
7.69"
(195.33mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1988 1966
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2006
Jan 1987–Dec 1989
36-Month
140.86"
(3,577.84mm)
135.39"
(3,438.91mm)
5.47"
(138.93mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1988 1966
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2011
Jan 1986–Dec 1989
48-Month
189.45"
(4,812.03mm)
180.53"
(4,585.46mm)
8.92"
(226.57mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1988 1966
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2011
Jan 1985–Dec 1989
60-Month
231.77"
(5,886.96mm)
225.76"
(5,734.30mm)
6.01"
(152.66mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1988 1966
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 10, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/