Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, August 2009

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2009
1-Month
3.08"
(78.23mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2007 1984
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1955
Jul–Aug 2009
2-Month
13.40"
(340.36mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
6.09"
(154.69mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2008 1907
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1927
Jun–Aug 2009
3-Month
17.93"
(455.42mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2008 1949
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1922
May–Aug 2009
4-Month
21.37"
(542.80mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
7.30"
(185.42mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2008 1944
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2006
Apr–Aug 2009
5-Month
26.92"
(683.77mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
8.79"
(223.27mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2008 1999
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2006
Mar–Aug 2009
6-Month
29.65"
(753.11mm)
22.34"
(567.44mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2008 1965
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Feb–Aug 2009
7-Month
31.61"
(802.89mm)
25.78"
(654.81mm)
5.83"
(148.08mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2008 1957
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1998
Ties: 1955
Jan–Aug 2009
8-Month
35.42"
(899.67mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
5.70"
(144.78mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2008 1957
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1998
Dec 2008–Aug 2009
9-Month
43.03"
(1,092.96mm)
33.88"
(860.55mm)
9.15"
(232.41mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2008 1944
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Nov 2008–Aug 2009
10-Month
47.45"
(1,205.23mm)
38.03"
(965.96mm)
9.42"
(239.27mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2008 1944
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1998
Oct 2008–Aug 2009
11-Month
49.62"
(1,260.35mm)
41.56"
(1,055.62mm)
8.06"
(204.73mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2008 1966
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2006
Sep 2008–Aug 2009
12-Month
58.85"
(1,494.79mm)
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
13.69"
(347.73mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2008 1966
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2019
Mar 2008–Aug 2009
18-Month
82.28"
(2,089.91mm)
67.43"
(1,712.72mm)
14.85"
(377.19mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2008 1966
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1984
Sep 2007–Aug 2009
24-Month
105.19"
(2,671.83mm)
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
14.96"
(379.99mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2008 1966
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
Sep 2006–Aug 2009
36-Month
155.63"
(3,953.00mm)
135.44"
(3,440.18mm)
20.19"
(512.82mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2005 1966
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1984
Sep 2005–Aug 2009
48-Month
221.02"
(5,613.91mm)
180.62"
(4,587.75mm)
40.40"
(1,026.16mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2008 1966
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2009
Sep 2004–Aug 2009
60-Month
270.00"
(6,858.00mm)
225.77"
(5,734.56mm)
44.23"
(1,123.44mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2008 1966
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 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/