Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, December 2019

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2019
1-Month
7.30"
(185.42mm)
4.17"
(105.92mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2018 1955
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1901
Nov–Dec 2019
2-Month
10.42"
(264.67mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2017 2001
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1969
Oct–Dec 2019
3-Month
17.47"
(443.74mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
5.65"
(143.51mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2017 1924
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2005
Sep–Dec 2019
4-Month
19.10"
(485.14mm)
15.43"
(391.92mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2017 1946
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2018
Aug–Dec 2019
5-Month
23.14"
(587.76mm)
19.48"
(494.79mm)
3.66"
(92.97mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2017 1965
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2018
Ties: 1919
Jul–Dec 2019
6-Month
27.82"
(706.63mm)
22.73"
(577.34mm)
5.09"
(129.29mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2017 1965
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2018
Jun–Dec 2019
7-Month
32.62"
(828.55mm)
26.05"
(661.67mm)
6.57"
(166.88mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2017 1965
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1927
May–Dec 2019
8-Month
36.67"
(931.42mm)
29.50"
(749.30mm)
7.17"
(182.12mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2017 1965
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1972
Apr–Dec 2019
9-Month
43.75"
(1,111.25mm)
33.56"
(852.42mm)
10.19"
(258.83mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2017 1965
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1972
Mar–Dec 2019
10-Month
47.20"
(1,198.88mm)
37.77"
(959.36mm)
9.43"
(239.52mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2017 1965
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1972
Feb–Dec 2019
11-Month
50.71"
(1,288.03mm)
41.21"
(1,046.73mm)
9.50"
(241.30mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2017 1965
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1972
Jan–Dec 2019
12-Month
57.13"
(1,451.10mm)
45.15"
(1,146.81mm)
11.98"
(304.29mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2017 1965
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1972
Jul 2018–Dec 2019
18-Month
92.91"
(2,359.91mm)
67.87"
(1,723.90mm)
25.04"
(636.01mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 1965
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan 2018–Dec 2019
24-Month
120.31"
(3,055.87mm)
90.28"
(2,293.11mm)
30.03"
(762.76mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 1966
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan 2017–Dec 2019
36-Month
169.42"
(4,303.27mm)
135.39"
(3,438.91mm)
34.03"
(864.36mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1966
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan 2016–Dec 2019
48-Month
210.68"
(5,351.27mm)
180.53"
(4,585.46mm)
30.15"
(765.81mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2018 1966
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Jan 2015–Dec 2019
60-Month
251.56"
(6,389.62mm)
225.76"
(5,734.30mm)
25.80"
(655.32mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2018 1966
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/