Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, December 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1997
1-Month
3.19"
(81.03mm)
4.17"
(105.92mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1955
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1901
Nov–Dec 1997
2-Month
9.31"
(236.47mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
0.99"
(25.14mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1995 2001
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1969
Oct–Dec 1997
3-Month
11.37"
(288.80mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1994 1924
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2005
Sep–Dec 1997
4-Month
12.59"
(319.79mm)
15.43"
(391.92mm)
-2.84"
(-72.13mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1984 1946
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Aug–Dec 1997
5-Month
18.68"
(474.47mm)
19.48"
(494.79mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1988 1965
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jul–Dec 1997
6-Month
20.59"
(522.99mm)
22.73"
(577.34mm)
-2.14"
(-54.35mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1987 1965
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jun–Dec 1997
7-Month
22.24"
(564.90mm)
26.05"
(661.67mm)
-3.81"
(-96.77mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1987 1965
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1927
May–Dec 1997
8-Month
25.08"
(637.03mm)
29.50"
(749.30mm)
-4.42"
(-112.27mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1987 1965
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1972
Apr–Dec 1997
9-Month
29.80"
(756.92mm)
33.56"
(852.42mm)
-3.76"
(-95.50mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1980 1965
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1972
Mar–Dec 1997
10-Month
34.74"
(882.40mm)
37.77"
(959.36mm)
-3.03"
(-76.96mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1972
Feb–Dec 1997
11-Month
36.87"
(936.50mm)
41.21"
(1,046.73mm)
-4.34"
(-110.23mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1972
Jan–Dec 1997
12-Month
40.88"
(1,038.35mm)
45.15"
(1,146.81mm)
-4.27"
(-108.46mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1972
Ties: 2015
Jul 1996–Dec 1997
18-Month
73.50"
(1,866.90mm)
67.87"
(1,723.90mm)
5.63"
(143.00mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2006
Jan 1996–Dec 1997
24-Month
97.34"
(2,472.44mm)
90.28"
(2,293.11mm)
7.06"
(179.33mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2006
Jan 1995–Dec 1997
36-Month
137.53"
(3,493.26mm)
135.39"
(3,438.91mm)
2.14"
(54.35mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Jan 1994–Dec 1997
48-Month
183.53"
(4,661.66mm)
180.53"
(4,585.46mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Jan 1993–Dec 1997
60-Month
227.29"
(5,773.17mm)
225.76"
(5,734.30mm)
1.53"
(38.87mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 8, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/