Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, October 2015

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2015
1-Month
4.02"
(102.11mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2013 1924
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2005
Sep–Oct 2015
2-Month
8.02"
(203.71mm)
7.11"
(180.59mm)
0.91"
(23.12mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2014 1921
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2005
Aug–Oct 2015
3-Month
10.55"
(267.97mm)
11.16"
(283.46mm)
-0.61"
(-15.49mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2014 1921
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1955
Jul–Oct 2015
4-Month
13.67"
(347.22mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2014 1968
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1955
Ties: 1987
Jun–Oct 2015
5-Month
19.01"
(482.85mm)
17.74"
(450.60mm)
1.27"
(32.25mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2014 1957
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1955
May–Oct 2015
6-Month
20.04"
(509.02mm)
21.18"
(537.97mm)
-1.14"
(-28.95mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2014 1957
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2006
Ties: 1903
Apr–Oct 2015
7-Month
22.54"
(572.52mm)
25.24"
(641.10mm)
-2.70"
(-68.58mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1989
Mar–Oct 2015
8-Month
26.69"
(677.93mm)
29.46"
(748.28mm)
-2.77"
(-70.35mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1965
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1989
Feb–Oct 2015
9-Month
29.36"
(745.74mm)
32.89"
(835.41mm)
-3.53"
(-89.67mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1989
Jan–Oct 2015
10-Month
33.07"
(839.98mm)
36.84"
(935.74mm)
-3.77"
(-95.76mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1998
Dec 2014–Oct 2015
11-Month
39.08"
(992.63mm)
40.99"
(1,041.15mm)
-1.91"
(-48.52mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2012 1957
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1998
Nov 2014–Oct 2015
12-Month
44.22"
(1,123.19mm)
45.14"
(1,146.56mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2013 1957
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1898
May 2014–Oct 2015
18-Month
62.29"
(1,582.17mm)
66.30"
(1,684.02mm)
-4.01"
(-101.85mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2002 1965
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
Nov 2013–Oct 2015
24-Month
88.50"
(2,247.90mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2014 1966
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019
Nov 2012–Oct 2015
36-Month
130.29"
(3,309.37mm)
135.42"
(3,439.67mm)
-5.13"
(-130.30mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2014 1966
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2011
Nov 2011–Oct 2015
48-Month
173.12"
(4,397.25mm)
180.60"
(4,587.24mm)
-7.48"
(-189.99mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1988 1966
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011
Nov 2010–Oct 2015
60-Month
230.01"
(5,842.25mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
4.22"
(107.18mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/