Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, January 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2002
1-Month
2.94"
(74.68mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2001 1955
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1979
Dec 2001–Jan 2002
2-Month
5.65"
(143.51mm)
8.09"
(205.49mm)
-2.44"
(-61.98mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1989 1981
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1979
Nov 2001–Jan 2002
3-Month
6.54"
(166.12mm)
12.25"
(311.15mm)
-5.71"
(-145.03mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Oct 2001–Jan 2002
4-Month
8.06"
(204.72mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
-7.72"
(-196.09mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2006
Sep 2001–Jan 2002
5-Month
11.08"
(281.43mm)
19.38"
(492.25mm)
-8.30"
(-210.82mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Aug 2001–Jan 2002
6-Month
15.30"
(388.62mm)
23.42"
(594.87mm)
-8.12"
(-206.25mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1985 1981
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Ties: 1944
Jul 2001–Jan 2002
7-Month
18.55"
(471.17mm)
26.66"
(677.16mm)
-8.11"
(-205.99mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jun 2001–Jan 2002
8-Month
24.89"
(632.21mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
-5.05"
(-128.27mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1988 1966
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
May 2001–Jan 2002
9-Month
29.00"
(736.60mm)
33.40"
(848.36mm)
-4.40"
(-111.76mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1988 1966
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2007
Apr 2001–Jan 2002
10-Month
31.04"
(788.42mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
-6.39"
(-162.30mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Mar 2001–Jan 2002
11-Month
40.87"
(1,038.10mm)
41.65"
(1,057.91mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2000 1966
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1973
Feb 2001–Jan 2002
12-Month
43.39"
(1,102.11mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
-1.73"
(-43.94mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2000 1966
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1973
Aug 2000–Jan 2002
18-Month
63.71"
(1,618.23mm)
68.49"
(1,739.65mm)
-4.78"
(-121.42mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1989 1966
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2007
Feb 2000–Jan 2002
24-Month
91.08"
(2,313.43mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2001 1967
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1974
Feb 1999–Jan 2002
36-Month
134.21"
(3,408.93mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1967
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2011
Feb 1998–Jan 2002
48-Month
191.01"
(4,851.65mm)
180.63"
(4,588.00mm)
10.38"
(263.65mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2001 1967
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2012
Feb 1997–Jan 2002
60-Month
234.26"
(5,950.20mm)
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
8.48"
(215.39mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1998 1967
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/