Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, August 2019

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2019
1-Month
4.04"
(102.62mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2017 1984
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1955
Jul–Aug 2019
2-Month
8.70"
(220.98mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
1.39"
(35.31mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2018 1907
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1927
Jun–Aug 2019
3-Month
13.50"
(342.90mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2018 1949
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1922
May–Aug 2019
4-Month
17.55"
(445.77mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
3.48"
(88.39mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2018 1944
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2006
Apr–Aug 2019
5-Month
24.63"
(625.60mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2018 1999
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2006
Mar–Aug 2019
6-Month
28.08"
(713.23mm)
22.34"
(567.44mm)
5.74"
(145.79mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2018 1965
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1998
Feb–Aug 2019
7-Month
31.59"
(802.39mm)
25.78"
(654.81mm)
5.81"
(147.58mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2018 1957
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1998
Ties: 1958
Jan–Aug 2019
8-Month
38.01"
(965.45mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
8.29"
(210.56mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2018 1957
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1998
Dec 2018–Aug 2019
9-Month
42.67"
(1,083.82mm)
33.88"
(860.55mm)
8.79"
(223.27mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2018 1944
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1998
Ties: 1982
Nov 2018–Aug 2019
10-Month
52.27"
(1,327.66mm)
38.03"
(965.96mm)
14.24"
(361.70mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1944
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Oct 2018–Aug 2019
11-Month
58.83"
(1,494.28mm)
41.56"
(1,055.62mm)
17.27"
(438.66mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1966
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2006
Sep 2018–Aug 2019
12-Month
66.74"
(1,695.20mm)
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
21.58"
(548.14mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 1966
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Mar 2018–Aug 2019
18-Month
89.72"
(2,278.89mm)
67.43"
(1,712.72mm)
22.29"
(566.17mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 1966
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Sep 2017–Aug 2019
24-Month
117.29"
(2,979.17mm)
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
27.06"
(687.33mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 1966
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Sep 2016–Aug 2019
36-Month
166.11"
(4,219.19mm)
135.44"
(3,440.18mm)
30.67"
(779.01mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1966
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Sep 2015–Aug 2019
48-Month
207.39"
(5,267.71mm)
180.62"
(4,587.75mm)
26.77"
(679.96mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2018 1966
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2009
Sep 2014–Aug 2019
60-Month
248.89"
(6,321.81mm)
225.77"
(5,734.56mm)
23.12"
(587.25mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2018 1966
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on December 1, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/