Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, September 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1998
1-Month
2.49"
(63.25mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
-1.12"
(-28.44mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1997 1941
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2008
Aug–Sep 1998
2-Month
5.99"
(152.15mm)
7.66"
(194.56mm)
-1.67"
(-42.41mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1995 1984
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1954
Ties: 1953
Jul–Sep 1998
3-Month
8.48"
(215.39mm)
10.91"
(277.11mm)
-2.43"
(-61.72mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1995 2020
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1954
Jun–Sep 1998
4-Month
19.33"
(490.98mm)
14.23"
(361.44mm)
5.10"
(129.54mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1938
May–Sep 1998
5-Month
24.93"
(633.22mm)
17.67"
(448.82mm)
7.26"
(184.40mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1938
Apr–Sep 1998
6-Month
30.22"
(767.59mm)
21.74"
(552.20mm)
8.48"
(215.39mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1938
Mar–Sep 1998
7-Month
36.22"
(919.99mm)
25.95"
(659.13mm)
10.27"
(260.86mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1965
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1989
Feb–Sep 1998
8-Month
41.86"
(1,063.24mm)
29.39"
(746.51mm)
12.47"
(316.73mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jan–Sep 1998
9-Month
48.24"
(1,225.30mm)
33.33"
(846.58mm)
14.91"
(378.72mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Dec 1997–Sep 1998
10-Month
51.43"
(1,306.32mm)
37.48"
(951.99mm)
13.95"
(354.33mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Nov 1997–Sep 1998
11-Month
57.55"
(1,461.77mm)
41.64"
(1,057.66mm)
15.91"
(404.11mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Oct 1997–Sep 1998
12-Month
59.61"
(1,514.09mm)
45.17"
(1,147.32mm)
14.44"
(366.77mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2006
Apr 1997–Sep 1998
18-Month
78.04"
(1,982.22mm)
66.82"
(1,697.23mm)
11.22"
(284.99mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2010
Oct 1996–Sep 1998
24-Month
106.50"
(2,705.10mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
16.25"
(412.75mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Oct 1995–Sep 1998
36-Month
160.20"
(4,069.08mm)
135.45"
(3,440.43mm)
24.75"
(628.65mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2008
Oct 1994–Sep 1998
48-Month
196.59"
(4,993.39mm)
180.63"
(4,588.00mm)
15.96"
(405.39mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 2009
Ties: 1954
Oct 1993–Sep 1998
60-Month
245.17"
(6,227.32mm)
225.77"
(5,734.56mm)
19.40"
(492.76mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 24, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/