Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, October 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1998
1-Month
4.28"
(108.71mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1997 1924
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2005
Ties: 1984
Sep–Oct 1998
2-Month
6.77"
(171.96mm)
7.11"
(180.59mm)
-0.34"
(-8.63mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1997 1921
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2005
Aug–Oct 1998
3-Month
10.27"
(260.86mm)
11.16"
(283.46mm)
-0.89"
(-22.60mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1997 1921
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1955
Jul–Oct 1998
4-Month
12.76"
(324.10mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
-1.66"
(-42.17mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1997 1968
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1955
Jun–Oct 1998
5-Month
23.61"
(599.69mm)
17.74"
(450.60mm)
5.87"
(149.09mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1955
May–Oct 1998
6-Month
29.21"
(741.93mm)
21.18"
(537.97mm)
8.03"
(203.96mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2006
Apr–Oct 1998
7-Month
34.50"
(876.30mm)
25.24"
(641.10mm)
9.26"
(235.20mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1989
Mar–Oct 1998
8-Month
40.50"
(1,028.70mm)
29.46"
(748.28mm)
11.04"
(280.42mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1997 1965
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1989
Feb–Oct 1998
9-Month
46.14"
(1,171.96mm)
32.89"
(835.41mm)
13.25"
(336.55mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1989
Jan–Oct 1998
10-Month
52.52"
(1,334.01mm)
36.84"
(935.74mm)
15.68"
(398.27mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Dec 1997–Oct 1998
11-Month
55.71"
(1,415.03mm)
40.99"
(1,041.15mm)
14.72"
(373.88mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Nov 1997–Oct 1998
12-Month
61.83"
(1,570.48mm)
45.14"
(1,146.56mm)
16.69"
(423.92mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1898
May 1997–Oct 1998
18-Month
77.60"
(1,971.04mm)
66.30"
(1,684.02mm)
11.30"
(287.02mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1997 1965
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2019
Nov 1996–Oct 1998
24-Month
103.59"
(2,631.19mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
13.34"
(338.84mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2019
Nov 1995–Oct 1998
36-Month
157.63"
(4,003.80mm)
135.42"
(3,439.67mm)
22.21"
(564.13mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Nov 1994–Oct 1998
48-Month
200.28"
(5,087.11mm)
180.60"
(4,587.24mm)
19.68"
(499.87mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2011
Nov 1993–Oct 1998
60-Month
245.71"
(6,241.03mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
19.92"
(505.96mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on February 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/