Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, October 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2018
1-Month
6.56"
(166.62mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
3.06"
(77.72mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2016 1924
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2005
Sep–Oct 2018
2-Month
14.47"
(367.54mm)
7.11"
(180.59mm)
7.36"
(186.95mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2017 1921
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2005
Aug–Oct 2018
3-Month
19.01"
(482.85mm)
11.16"
(283.46mm)
7.85"
(199.39mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2017 1921
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1955
Jul–Oct 2018
4-Month
21.52"
(546.61mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
7.10"
(180.34mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2017 1968
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1955
Jun–Oct 2018
5-Month
24.22"
(615.19mm)
17.74"
(450.60mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2017 1957
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1955
May–Oct 2018
6-Month
26.55"
(674.37mm)
21.18"
(537.97mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2017 1957
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2006
Apr–Oct 2018
7-Month
31.95"
(811.53mm)
25.24"
(641.10mm)
6.71"
(170.43mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2016 1957
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1989
Mar–Oct 2018
8-Month
37.45"
(951.23mm)
29.46"
(748.28mm)
7.99"
(202.95mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2017 1965
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1989
Feb–Oct 2018
9-Month
43.13"
(1,095.50mm)
32.89"
(835.41mm)
10.24"
(260.09mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2017 1957
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1989
Jan–Oct 2018
10-Month
48.92"
(1,242.57mm)
36.84"
(935.74mm)
12.08"
(306.83mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2017 1957
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1998
Dec 2017–Oct 2018
11-Month
51.70"
(1,313.18mm)
40.99"
(1,041.15mm)
10.71"
(272.03mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2017 1957
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1998
Nov 2017–Oct 2018
12-Month
54.45"
(1,383.03mm)
45.14"
(1,146.56mm)
9.31"
(236.47mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2017 1957
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1898
May 2017–Oct 2018
18-Month
80.59"
(2,046.99mm)
66.30"
(1,684.02mm)
14.29"
(362.97mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2017 1965
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Nov 2016–Oct 2018
24-Month
104.77"
(2,661.16mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
14.52"
(368.81mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Nov 2015–Oct 2018
36-Month
147.10"
(3,736.34mm)
135.42"
(3,439.67mm)
11.68"
(296.67mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2011
Nov 2014–Oct 2018
48-Month
191.32"
(4,859.53mm)
180.60"
(4,587.24mm)
10.72"
(272.29mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2011
Nov 2013–Oct 2018
60-Month
235.60"
(5,984.24mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
9.81"
(249.17mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 11, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/