Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, August 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1997
1-Month
6.09"
(154.69mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
2.04"
(51.82mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1996 1984
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1955
Jul–Aug 1997
2-Month
8.00"
(203.20mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1995 1907
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1927
Jun–Aug 1997
3-Month
9.65"
(245.11mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1995 1949
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1922
May–Aug 1997
4-Month
12.49"
(317.25mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1995 1944
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2006
Apr–Aug 1997
5-Month
17.21"
(437.13mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1995 1999
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2006
Mar–Aug 1997
6-Month
22.15"
(562.61mm)
22.34"
(567.44mm)
-0.19"
(-4.83mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1998
Feb–Aug 1997
7-Month
24.28"
(616.71mm)
25.78"
(654.81mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1995 1957
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1998
Jan–Aug 1997
8-Month
28.29"
(718.57mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1995 1957
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1998
Dec 1996–Aug 1997
9-Month
35.84"
(910.34mm)
33.88"
(860.55mm)
1.96"
(49.79mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1996 1944
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1998
Nov 1996–Aug 1997
10-Month
38.48"
(977.39mm)
38.03"
(965.96mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1995 1944
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1998
Oct 1996–Aug 1997
11-Month
45.67"
(1,160.02mm)
41.56"
(1,055.62mm)
4.11"
(104.40mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2006
Sep 1996–Aug 1997
12-Month
52.15"
(1,324.61mm)
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
6.99"
(177.55mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2019
Mar 1996–Aug 1997
18-Month
75.63"
(1,921.00mm)
67.43"
(1,712.72mm)
8.20"
(208.28mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1984
Sep 1995–Aug 1997
24-Month
102.87"
(2,612.90mm)
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
12.64"
(321.06mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2019
Sep 1994–Aug 1997
36-Month
139.82"
(3,551.43mm)
135.44"
(3,440.18mm)
4.38"
(111.25mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1984
Sep 1993–Aug 1997
48-Month
188.81"
(4,795.77mm)
180.62"
(4,587.75mm)
8.19"
(208.02mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2009
Sep 1992–Aug 1997
60-Month
233.71"
(5,936.23mm)
225.77"
(5,734.56mm)
7.94"
(201.67mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
53rd 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/