Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, December 2009

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2009
1-Month
6.03"
(153.16mm)
4.17"
(105.92mm)
1.86"
(47.24mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2007 1955
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1901
Nov–Dec 2009
2-Month
9.61"
(244.09mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
1.29"
(32.76mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2007 2001
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1969
Ties: 1940
Oct–Dec 2009
3-Month
16.38"
(416.05mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
4.56"
(115.82mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2008 1924
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2005
Ties: 1907
Sep–Dec 2009
4-Month
18.60"
(472.44mm)
15.43"
(391.92mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2007 1946
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2018
Aug–Dec 2009
5-Month
21.68"
(550.67mm)
19.48"
(494.79mm)
2.20"
(55.88mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2007 1965
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2018
Jul–Dec 2009
6-Month
32.00"
(812.80mm)
22.73"
(577.34mm)
9.27"
(235.46mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2008 1965
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2018
Jun–Dec 2009
7-Month
36.53"
(927.86mm)
26.05"
(661.67mm)
10.48"
(266.19mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2008 1965
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1927
May–Dec 2009
8-Month
39.97"
(1,015.24mm)
29.50"
(749.30mm)
10.47"
(265.94mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2008 1965
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1972
Apr–Dec 2009
9-Month
45.52"
(1,156.21mm)
33.56"
(852.42mm)
11.96"
(303.79mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2008 1965
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1972
Mar–Dec 2009
10-Month
48.25"
(1,225.55mm)
37.77"
(959.36mm)
10.48"
(266.19mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2008 1965
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1972
Feb–Dec 2009
11-Month
50.21"
(1,275.33mm)
41.21"
(1,046.73mm)
9.00"
(228.60mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2007 1965
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1972
Jan–Dec 2009
12-Month
54.02"
(1,372.11mm)
45.15"
(1,146.81mm)
8.87"
(225.30mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2007 1965
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1972
Jul 2008–Dec 2009
18-Month
85.76"
(2,178.30mm)
67.87"
(1,723.90mm)
17.89"
(454.40mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2008 1965
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2019
Jan 2008–Dec 2009
24-Month
110.72"
(2,812.29mm)
90.28"
(2,293.11mm)
20.44"
(519.18mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2008 1966
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2019
Jan 2007–Dec 2009
36-Month
155.18"
(3,941.57mm)
135.39"
(3,438.91mm)
19.79"
(502.66mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2004 1966
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2019
Jan 2006–Dec 2009
48-Month
211.88"
(5,381.75mm)
180.53"
(4,585.46mm)
31.35"
(796.29mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2007 1966
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2011
Jan 2005–Dec 2009
60-Month
269.71"
(6,850.63mm)
225.76"
(5,734.30mm)
43.95"
(1,116.33mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2008 1966
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/