Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, December 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2018
1-Month
4.66"
(118.36mm)
4.17"
(105.92mm)
0.49"
(12.44mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2017 1955
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1901
Nov–Dec 2018
2-Month
14.26"
(362.20mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
5.94"
(150.87mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2017 2001
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1969
Oct–Dec 2018
3-Month
20.82"
(528.83mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
9.00"
(228.60mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2017 1924
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2005
Sep–Dec 2018
4-Month
28.73"
(729.74mm)
15.43"
(391.92mm)
13.30"
(337.82mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2017 1946
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Aug–Dec 2018
5-Month
33.27"
(845.06mm)
19.48"
(494.79mm)
13.79"
(350.27mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2017 1965
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jul–Dec 2018
6-Month
35.78"
(908.81mm)
22.73"
(577.34mm)
13.05"
(331.47mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2017 1965
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jun–Dec 2018
7-Month
38.48"
(977.39mm)
26.05"
(661.67mm)
12.43"
(315.72mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2017 1965
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1927
May–Dec 2018
8-Month
40.81"
(1,036.57mm)
29.50"
(749.30mm)
11.31"
(287.27mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2017 1965
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1972
Apr–Dec 2018
9-Month
46.21"
(1,173.73mm)
33.56"
(852.42mm)
12.65"
(321.31mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2017 1965
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1972
Mar–Dec 2018
10-Month
51.71"
(1,313.43mm)
37.77"
(959.36mm)
13.94"
(354.07mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2017 1965
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1972
Feb–Dec 2018
11-Month
57.39"
(1,457.71mm)
41.21"
(1,046.73mm)
16.18"
(410.98mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2017 1965
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1972
Jan–Dec 2018
12-Month
63.18"
(1,604.77mm)
45.15"
(1,146.81mm)
18.03"
(457.96mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2017 1965
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1972
Jul 2017–Dec 2018
18-Month
84.77"
(2,153.16mm)
67.87"
(1,723.90mm)
16.90"
(429.26mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2017 1965
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Jan 2017–Dec 2018
24-Month
112.29"
(2,852.17mm)
90.28"
(2,293.11mm)
22.01"
(559.06mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2019
Jan 2016–Dec 2018
36-Month
153.55"
(3,900.17mm)
135.39"
(3,438.91mm)
18.16"
(461.26mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Jan 2015–Dec 2018
48-Month
194.43"
(4,938.52mm)
180.53"
(4,585.46mm)
13.90"
(353.06mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2011
Jan 2014–Dec 2018
60-Month
241.67"
(6,138.42mm)
225.76"
(5,734.30mm)
15.91"
(404.12mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 21, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/