Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, February 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 2016
1-Month
5.26"
(133.60mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
1.82"
(46.22mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2015 1987
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2008
Ties: 1988
Jan–Feb 2016
2-Month
8.46"
(214.88mm)
7.38"
(187.45mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2015 1980
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1979
Dec 2015–Feb 2016
3-Month
13.68"
(347.47mm)
11.53"
(292.86mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2015 1980
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1979
Nov 2015–Feb 2016
4-Month
16.27"
(413.26mm)
15.69"
(398.53mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2014 2002
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1984
Ties: 1943
Oct 2015–Feb 2016
5-Month
20.29"
(515.37mm)
19.22"
(488.19mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2014 2002
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2006
Sep 2015–Feb 2016
6-Month
24.29"
(616.97mm)
22.82"
(579.63mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1947
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019
Ties: 1938
Aug 2015–Feb 2016
7-Month
26.82"
(681.23mm)
26.86"
(682.24mm)
-0.04"
(-1.01mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2015 1985
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019
Jul 2015–Feb 2016
8-Month
29.94"
(760.48mm)
30.10"
(764.54mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2014 1966
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Jun 2015–Feb 2016
9-Month
35.28"
(896.11mm)
33.38"
(847.85mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2015 1966
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
May 2015–Feb 2016
10-Month
36.31"
(922.27mm)
36.84"
(935.74mm)
-0.53"
(-13.47mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2015 1966
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1973
Apr 2015–Feb 2016
11-Month
38.81"
(985.77mm)
40.87"
(1,038.10mm)
-2.06"
(-52.33mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1899
Mar 2015–Feb 2016
12-Month
42.96"
(1,091.18mm)
45.08"
(1,145.03mm)
-2.12"
(-53.85mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1973
Sep 2014–Feb 2016
18-Month
65.79"
(1,671.07mm)
67.88"
(1,724.15mm)
-2.09"
(-53.08mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2003 1966
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2007
Mar 2014–Feb 2016
24-Month
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
90.21"
(2,291.33mm)
-1.17"
(-29.71mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2014 1967
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Mar 2013–Feb 2016
36-Month
133.10"
(3,380.74mm)
135.37"
(3,438.40mm)
-2.27"
(-57.66mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1967
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2020
Mar 2012–Feb 2016
48-Month
176.41"
(4,480.81mm)
180.60"
(4,587.24mm)
-4.19"
(-106.43mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1983 1967
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2012
Mar 2011–Feb 2016
60-Month
229.79"
(5,836.67mm)
225.71"
(5,733.03mm)
4.08"
(103.64mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1996 1967
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 7, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/