Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, January 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2020
1-Month
1.50"
(38.10mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
-2.44"
(-61.98mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1985 1955
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1979
Dec 2019–Jan 2020
2-Month
8.80"
(223.52mm)
8.09"
(205.49mm)
0.71"
(18.03mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2018 1981
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1979
Nov 2019–Jan 2020
3-Month
11.92"
(302.77mm)
12.25"
(311.15mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2018 1981
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Oct 2019–Jan 2020
4-Month
18.97"
(481.84mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
3.19"
(81.03mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2006
Sep 2019–Jan 2020
5-Month
20.60"
(523.24mm)
19.38"
(492.25mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2016 2002
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Aug 2019–Jan 2020
6-Month
24.64"
(625.86mm)
23.42"
(594.87mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1981
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jul 2019–Jan 2020
7-Month
29.30"
(744.22mm)
26.66"
(677.16mm)
2.64"
(67.06mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2018 1966
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jun 2019–Jan 2020
8-Month
34.10"
(866.14mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
4.16"
(105.66mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2018 1966
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
May 2019–Jan 2020
9-Month
38.15"
(969.01mm)
33.40"
(848.36mm)
4.75"
(120.65mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2018 1966
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2007
Apr 2019–Jan 2020
10-Month
45.23"
(1,148.84mm)
37.43"
(950.72mm)
7.80"
(198.12mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2018 1966
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Mar 2019–Jan 2020
11-Month
48.68"
(1,236.47mm)
41.65"
(1,057.91mm)
7.03"
(178.56mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2018 1966
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1973
Feb 2019–Jan 2020
12-Month
52.19"
(1,325.63mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
7.07"
(179.58mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2018 1966
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1973
Aug 2018–Jan 2020
18-Month
91.88"
(2,333.75mm)
68.49"
(1,739.65mm)
23.39"
(594.10mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1966
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2007
Feb 2018–Jan 2020
24-Month
116.00"
(2,946.40mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
25.75"
(654.05mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1967
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1974
Feb 2017–Jan 2020
36-Month
166.06"
(4,217.92mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
30.65"
(778.51mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1967
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 2016–Jan 2020
48-Month
208.96"
(5,307.58mm)
180.63"
(4,588.00mm)
28.33"
(719.58mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2019 1967
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2012
Feb 2015–Jan 2020
60-Month
249.33"
(6,332.98mm)
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
23.55"
(598.17mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2019 1967
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 12, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/