Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, January 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2016
1-Month
3.20"
(81.28mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2013 1955
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1979
Dec 2015–Jan 2016
2-Month
8.42"
(213.87mm)
8.09"
(205.49mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2014 1981
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1979
Nov 2015–Jan 2016
3-Month
11.01"
(279.65mm)
12.25"
(311.15mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2013 1981
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Oct 2015–Jan 2016
4-Month
15.03"
(381.76mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2014 2002
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2006
Sep 2015–Jan 2016
5-Month
19.03"
(483.36mm)
19.38"
(492.25mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2014 2002
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Aug 2015–Jan 2016
6-Month
21.56"
(547.62mm)
23.42"
(594.87mm)
-1.86"
(-47.25mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2014 1981
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Jul 2015–Jan 2016
7-Month
24.68"
(626.87mm)
26.66"
(677.16mm)
-1.98"
(-50.29mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2014 1966
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Jun 2015–Jan 2016
8-Month
30.02"
(762.51mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2015 1966
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
Ties: 1952
May 2015–Jan 2016
9-Month
31.05"
(788.67mm)
33.40"
(848.36mm)
-2.35"
(-59.69mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2008 1966
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2007
Apr 2015–Jan 2016
10-Month
33.55"
(852.17mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
-3.88"
(-98.55mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Mar 2015–Jan 2016
11-Month
37.70"
(957.58mm)
41.65"
(1,057.91mm)
-3.95"
(-100.33mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1989 1966
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1973
Feb 2015–Jan 2016
12-Month
40.37"
(1,025.40mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
-4.75"
(-120.65mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 2013 1966
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1973
Aug 2014–Jan 2016
18-Month
63.07"
(1,601.98mm)
68.49"
(1,739.65mm)
-5.42"
(-137.67mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2003 1966
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2007
Feb 2014–Jan 2016
24-Month
88.01"
(2,235.45mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
-2.24"
(-56.90mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2014 1967
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1974
Feb 2013–Jan 2016
36-Month
132.63"
(3,368.80mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
-2.78"
(-70.61mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1967
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011
Feb 2012–Jan 2016
48-Month
172.32"
(4,376.93mm)
180.63"
(4,588.00mm)
-8.31"
(-211.07mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2012
Feb 2011–Jan 2016
60-Month
229.09"
(5,818.89mm)
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
3.31"
(84.08mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1996 1967
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/