Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, August 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2017
1-Month
1.89"
(48.01mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
-2.16"
(-54.86mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 2007 1984
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1955
Jul–Aug 2017
2-Month
5.49"
(139.45mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
-1.82"
(-46.22mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2016 1907
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1927
Ties: 1962
Jun–Aug 2017
3-Month
9.24"
(234.70mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
-1.38"
(-35.05mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2016 1949
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1922
May–Aug 2017
4-Month
15.57"
(395.48mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2016 1944
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2006
Apr–Aug 2017
5-Month
22.13"
(562.10mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
4.00"
(101.60mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2016 1999
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2006
Mar–Aug 2017
6-Month
25.85"
(656.59mm)
22.34"
(567.44mm)
3.51"
(89.15mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2016 1965
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1998
Feb–Aug 2017
7-Month
28.17"
(715.52mm)
25.78"
(654.81mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2016 1957
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1998
Ties: 1927
Jan–Aug 2017
8-Month
33.01"
(838.45mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
3.29"
(83.56mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2016 1957
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1998
Dec 2016–Aug 2017
9-Month
36.54"
(928.12mm)
33.88"
(860.55mm)
2.66"
(67.57mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2016 1944
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1998
Nov 2016–Aug 2017
10-Month
39.75"
(1,009.65mm)
38.03"
(965.96mm)
1.72"
(43.69mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2016 1944
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1998
Oct 2016–Aug 2017
11-Month
46.07"
(1,170.18mm)
41.56"
(1,055.62mm)
4.51"
(114.56mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2016 1966
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2006
Sep 2016–Aug 2017
12-Month
48.82"
(1,240.03mm)
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
3.66"
(92.97mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2016 1966
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Mar 2016–Aug 2017
18-Month
65.81"
(1,671.57mm)
67.43"
(1,712.72mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2016 1966
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1984
Sep 2015–Aug 2017
24-Month
90.10"
(2,288.54mm)
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2016 1966
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Sep 2014–Aug 2017
36-Month
131.60"
(3,342.64mm)
135.44"
(3,440.18mm)
-3.84"
(-97.54mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2016 1966
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1984
Sep 2013–Aug 2017
48-Month
174.65"
(4,436.11mm)
180.62"
(4,587.75mm)
-5.97"
(-151.64mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2016 1966
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2009
Sep 2012–Aug 2017
60-Month
220.83"
(5,609.08mm)
225.77"
(5,734.56mm)
-4.94"
(-125.48mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1966
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 6, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/