Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, September 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1997
1-Month
1.22"
(30.99mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
-2.39"
(-60.70mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2008
Aug–Sep 1997
2-Month
7.31"
(185.67mm)
7.66"
(194.56mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1995 1984
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1954
Jul–Sep 1997
3-Month
9.22"
(234.19mm)
10.91"
(277.11mm)
-1.69"
(-42.92mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1995 2020
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1954
Jun–Sep 1997
4-Month
10.87"
(276.10mm)
14.23"
(361.44mm)
-3.36"
(-85.34mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1995 1957
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1938
May–Sep 1997
5-Month
13.71"
(348.23mm)
17.67"
(448.82mm)
-3.96"
(-100.59mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1995 1957
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1938
Apr–Sep 1997
6-Month
18.43"
(468.12mm)
21.74"
(552.20mm)
-3.31"
(-84.08mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1995 1957
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1938
Mar–Sep 1997
7-Month
23.37"
(593.60mm)
25.95"
(659.13mm)
-2.58"
(-65.53mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1989
Feb–Sep 1997
8-Month
25.50"
(647.70mm)
29.39"
(746.51mm)
-3.89"
(-98.81mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1995 1957
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1998
Jan–Sep 1997
9-Month
29.51"
(749.55mm)
33.33"
(846.58mm)
-3.82"
(-97.03mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1995 1957
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1998
Dec 1996–Sep 1997
10-Month
37.06"
(941.32mm)
37.48"
(951.99mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1995 1957
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1998
Nov 1996–Sep 1997
11-Month
39.70"
(1,008.38mm)
41.64"
(1,057.66mm)
-1.94"
(-49.28mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1995 1957
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1998
Oct 1996–Sep 1997
12-Month
46.89"
(1,191.01mm)
45.17"
(1,147.32mm)
1.72"
(43.69mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1995 1957
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2006
Apr 1996–Sep 1997
18-Month
73.89"
(1,876.81mm)
66.82"
(1,697.23mm)
7.07"
(179.58mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2010
Oct 1995–Sep 1997
24-Month
100.59"
(2,554.99mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
10.34"
(262.64mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2019
Oct 1994–Sep 1997
36-Month
136.98"
(3,479.29mm)
135.45"
(3,440.43mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2008
Oct 1993–Sep 1997
48-Month
185.56"
(4,713.22mm)
180.63"
(4,588.00mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2009
Oct 1992–Sep 1997
60-Month
230.35"
(5,850.89mm)
225.77"
(5,734.56mm)
4.58"
(116.33mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2010
Ties: 2015

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/