Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, December 1990

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1990
1-Month
5.21"
(132.33mm)
4.17"
(105.92mm)
1.04"
(26.41mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1989 1955
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1901
Ties: 1915
Nov–Dec 1990
2-Month
7.49"
(190.25mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1989 2001
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1969
Oct–Dec 1990
3-Month
13.71"
(348.23mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
1.89"
(48.00mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1988 1924
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2005
Sep–Dec 1990
4-Month
16.08"
(408.43mm)
15.43"
(391.92mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1988 1946
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2018
Aug–Dec 1990
5-Month
21.50"
(546.10mm)
19.48"
(494.79mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1988 1965
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2018
Jul–Dec 1990
6-Month
26.48"
(672.59mm)
22.73"
(577.34mm)
3.75"
(95.25mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1988 1965
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2018
Jun–Dec 1990
7-Month
27.88"
(708.15mm)
26.05"
(661.67mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1988 1965
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1927
Ties: 1953
May–Dec 1990
8-Month
34.09"
(865.89mm)
29.50"
(749.30mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1988 1965
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1972
Apr–Dec 1990
9-Month
39.38"
(1,000.25mm)
33.56"
(852.42mm)
5.82"
(147.83mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1988 1965
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1972
Mar–Dec 1990
10-Month
41.37"
(1,050.80mm)
37.77"
(959.36mm)
3.60"
(91.44mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1988 1965
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1972
Feb–Dec 1990
11-Month
44.72"
(1,135.89mm)
41.21"
(1,046.73mm)
3.51"
(89.16mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1988 1965
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1972
Jan–Dec 1990
12-Month
49.99"
(1,269.75mm)
45.15"
(1,146.81mm)
4.84"
(122.94mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1988 1965
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1972
Jul 1989–Dec 1990
18-Month
81.01"
(2,057.65mm)
67.87"
(1,723.90mm)
13.14"
(333.75mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1989 1965
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2019
Jan 1989–Dec 1990
24-Month
104.99"
(2,666.75mm)
90.28"
(2,293.11mm)
14.71"
(373.64mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1989 1966
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jan 1988–Dec 1990
36-Month
147.96"
(3,758.18mm)
135.39"
(3,438.91mm)
12.57"
(319.27mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1989 1966
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Jan 1987–Dec 1990
48-Month
190.85"
(4,847.59mm)
180.53"
(4,585.46mm)
10.32"
(262.13mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1989 1966
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2011
Jan 1986–Dec 1990
60-Month
239.44"
(6,081.78mm)
225.76"
(5,734.30mm)
13.68"
(347.48mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1989 1966
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 2, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/