Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, December 2001

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2001
1-Month
2.71"
(68.83mm)
4.17"
(105.92mm)
-1.46"
(-37.09mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1998 1955
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1901
Nov–Dec 2001
2-Month
3.60"
(91.44mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
-4.72"
(-119.89mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2001
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1969
Oct–Dec 2001
3-Month
5.12"
(130.05mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
-6.70"
(-170.18mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1924 1924
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2005
Sep–Dec 2001
4-Month
8.14"
(206.76mm)
15.43"
(391.92mm)
-7.29"
(-185.16mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1946 1946
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2018
Aug–Dec 2001
5-Month
12.36"
(313.94mm)
19.48"
(494.79mm)
-7.12"
(-180.85mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1965 1965
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2018
Jul–Dec 2001
6-Month
15.61"
(396.49mm)
22.73"
(577.34mm)
-7.12"
(-180.85mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1965 1965
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2018
Jun–Dec 2001
7-Month
21.95"
(557.53mm)
26.05"
(661.67mm)
-4.10"
(-104.14mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1987 1965
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1927
May–Dec 2001
8-Month
26.06"
(661.92mm)
29.50"
(749.30mm)
-3.44"
(-87.38mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1997 1965
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1972
Apr–Dec 2001
9-Month
28.10"
(713.74mm)
33.56"
(852.42mm)
-5.46"
(-138.68mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1980 1965
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1972
Mar–Dec 2001
10-Month
37.93"
(963.42mm)
37.77"
(959.36mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1999 1965
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1972
Feb–Dec 2001
11-Month
40.45"
(1,027.43mm)
41.21"
(1,046.73mm)
-0.76"
(-19.30mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1999 1965
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1972
Ties: 2007
Jan–Dec 2001
12-Month
43.24"
(1,098.30mm)
45.15"
(1,146.81mm)
-1.91"
(-48.51mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1997 1965
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1972
Jul 2000–Dec 2001
18-Month
65.16"
(1,655.06mm)
67.87"
(1,723.90mm)
-2.71"
(-68.84mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1999 1965
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Jan 2000–Dec 2001
24-Month
92.08"
(2,338.83mm)
90.28"
(2,293.11mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Jan 1999–Dec 2001
36-Month
138.06"
(3,506.72mm)
135.39"
(3,438.91mm)
2.67"
(67.81mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Jan 1998–Dec 2001
48-Month
194.45"
(4,939.03mm)
180.53"
(4,585.46mm)
13.92"
(353.57mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2000 1966
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2011
Jan 1997–Dec 2001
60-Month
235.33"
(5,977.38mm)
225.76"
(5,734.30mm)
9.57"
(243.08mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/