Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, August 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1996
1-Month
2.79"
(70.87mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
-1.26"
(-32.00mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1995 1984
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1955
Jul–Aug 1996
2-Month
8.76"
(222.50mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1995 1907
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1927
Jun–Aug 1996
3-Month
11.00"
(279.40mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1995 1949
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1922
Ties: 1967
May–Aug 1996
4-Month
14.36"
(364.74mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
0.29"
(7.36mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1944
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 2006
Apr–Aug 1996
5-Month
20.52"
(521.21mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1995 1999
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2006
Mar–Aug 1996
6-Month
23.48"
(596.39mm)
22.34"
(567.44mm)
1.14"
(28.95mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1998
Feb–Aug 1996
7-Month
26.62"
(676.15mm)
25.78"
(654.81mm)
0.84"
(21.34mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1995 1957
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1998
Ties: 1929
Jan–Aug 1996
8-Month
32.60"
(828.04mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1995 1957
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1998
Dec 1995–Aug 1996
9-Month
35.16"
(893.06mm)
33.88"
(860.55mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1995 1944
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1998
Nov 1995–Aug 1996
10-Month
40.37"
(1,025.40mm)
38.03"
(965.96mm)
2.34"
(59.44mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1944
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1998
Oct 1995–Aug 1996
11-Month
47.22"
(1,199.39mm)
41.56"
(1,055.62mm)
5.66"
(143.77mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2006
Sep 1995–Aug 1996
12-Month
50.72"
(1,288.29mm)
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
5.56"
(141.23mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2019
Mar 1995–Aug 1996
18-Month
66.05"
(1,677.67mm)
67.43"
(1,712.72mm)
-1.38"
(-35.05mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1984
Sep 1994–Aug 1996
24-Month
87.67"
(2,226.82mm)
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
-2.56"
(-65.02mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2019
Sep 1993–Aug 1996
36-Month
136.66"
(3,471.16mm)
135.44"
(3,440.18mm)
1.22"
(30.98mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1984
Sep 1992–Aug 1996
48-Month
181.56"
(4,611.62mm)
180.62"
(4,587.75mm)
0.94"
(23.87mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2009
Sep 1991–Aug 1996
60-Month
227.56"
(5,780.02mm)
225.77"
(5,734.56mm)
1.79"
(45.46mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 20, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/