Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, October 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2017
1-Month
7.41"
(188.21mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
3.91"
(99.31mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2016 1924
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2005
Sep–Oct 2017
2-Month
10.57"
(268.48mm)
7.11"
(180.59mm)
3.46"
(87.89mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2016 1921
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2005
Aug–Oct 2017
3-Month
12.46"
(316.48mm)
11.16"
(283.46mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2016 1921
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1955
Jul–Oct 2017
4-Month
16.06"
(407.92mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
1.64"
(41.65mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2016 1968
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1955
Jun–Oct 2017
5-Month
19.81"
(503.17mm)
17.74"
(450.60mm)
2.07"
(52.57mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2016 1957
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1955
May–Oct 2017
6-Month
26.14"
(663.96mm)
21.18"
(537.97mm)
4.96"
(125.99mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1957
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2006
Apr–Oct 2017
7-Month
32.70"
(830.58mm)
25.24"
(641.10mm)
7.46"
(189.48mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2016 1957
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1989
Mar–Oct 2017
8-Month
36.42"
(925.07mm)
29.46"
(748.28mm)
6.96"
(176.79mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1965
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1989
Feb–Oct 2017
9-Month
38.74"
(984.00mm)
32.90"
(835.66mm)
5.84"
(148.34mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2016 1957
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1989
Jan–Oct 2017
10-Month
43.58"
(1,106.93mm)
36.84"
(935.74mm)
6.74"
(171.19mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2016 1957
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1998
Dec 2016–Oct 2017
11-Month
47.11"
(1,196.59mm)
40.99"
(1,041.15mm)
6.12"
(155.44mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2016 1957
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1998
Nov 2016–Oct 2017
12-Month
50.32"
(1,278.13mm)
45.14"
(1,146.56mm)
5.18"
(131.57mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2016 1957
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1898
May 2016–Oct 2017
18-Month
69.73"
(1,771.14mm)
66.30"
(1,684.02mm)
3.43"
(87.12mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2016 1965
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019
Nov 2015–Oct 2017
24-Month
92.65"
(2,353.31mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2016 1966
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019
Nov 2014–Oct 2017
36-Month
136.87"
(3,476.50mm)
135.42"
(3,439.67mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2016 1966
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2011
Ties: 1937
Nov 2013–Oct 2017
48-Month
181.15"
(4,601.21mm)
180.60"
(4,587.24mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2016 1966
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2011
Nov 2012–Oct 2017
60-Month
222.94"
(5,662.68mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
-2.85"
(-72.39mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2016 1966
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/