Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, August 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1998
1-Month
3.50"
(88.90mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1996 1984
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1955
Jul–Aug 1998
2-Month
5.99"
(152.15mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
-1.32"
(-33.52mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1907
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1927
Jun–Aug 1998
3-Month
16.84"
(427.74mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
6.22"
(157.99mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1997 1949
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1922
May–Aug 1998
4-Month
22.44"
(569.98mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
8.37"
(212.60mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1944
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2006
Apr–Aug 1998
5-Month
27.73"
(704.34mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
9.60"
(243.84mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 1999
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2006
Mar–Aug 1998
6-Month
33.73"
(856.74mm)
22.34"
(567.44mm)
11.39"
(289.30mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1997 1965
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Feb–Aug 1998
7-Month
39.37"
(1,000.00mm)
25.78"
(654.81mm)
13.59"
(345.19mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jan–Aug 1998
8-Month
45.75"
(1,162.05mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
16.03"
(407.16mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Dec 1997–Aug 1998
9-Month
48.94"
(1,243.08mm)
33.88"
(860.55mm)
15.06"
(382.53mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1997 1944
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Nov 1997–Aug 1998
10-Month
55.06"
(1,398.52mm)
38.03"
(965.96mm)
17.03"
(432.56mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1997 1944
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Oct 1997–Aug 1998
11-Month
57.12"
(1,450.85mm)
41.56"
(1,055.62mm)
15.56"
(395.23mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2006
Sep 1997–Aug 1998
12-Month
58.34"
(1,481.84mm)
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
13.18"
(334.78mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Mar 1997–Aug 1998
18-Month
80.49"
(2,044.45mm)
67.43"
(1,712.72mm)
13.06"
(331.73mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1984
Sep 1996–Aug 1998
24-Month
110.49"
(2,806.45mm)
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
20.26"
(514.61mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Sep 1995–Aug 1998
36-Month
161.21"
(4,094.73mm)
135.44"
(3,440.18mm)
25.77"
(654.55mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Sep 1994–Aug 1998
48-Month
198.16"
(5,033.26mm)
180.62"
(4,587.75mm)
17.54"
(445.51mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2009
Sep 1993–Aug 1998
60-Month
247.15"
(6,277.61mm)
225.77"
(5,734.56mm)
21.38"
(543.05mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on December 1, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/