Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, February 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 2020
1-Month
3.30"
(83.82mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2017 1987
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2008
Jan–Feb 2020
2-Month
4.80"
(121.92mm)
7.38"
(187.45mm)
-2.58"
(-65.53mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 2012 1980
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1979
Dec 2019–Feb 2020
3-Month
12.10"
(307.34mm)
11.53"
(292.86mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2017 1980
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1979
Nov 2019–Feb 2020
4-Month
15.22"
(386.59mm)
15.69"
(398.53mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2017 2002
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1984
Oct 2019–Feb 2020
5-Month
22.27"
(565.66mm)
19.22"
(488.19mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2017 2002
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2006
Sep 2019–Feb 2020
6-Month
23.90"
(607.06mm)
22.82"
(579.63mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2017 1947
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Aug 2019–Feb 2020
7-Month
27.94"
(709.68mm)
26.86"
(682.24mm)
1.08"
(27.44mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2017 1985
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jul 2019–Feb 2020
8-Month
32.60"
(828.04mm)
30.10"
(764.54mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jun 2019–Feb 2020
9-Month
37.40"
(949.96mm)
33.38"
(847.85mm)
4.02"
(102.11mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2018 1966
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
May 2019–Feb 2020
10-Month
41.45"
(1,052.83mm)
36.84"
(935.74mm)
4.61"
(117.09mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1973
Apr 2019–Feb 2020
11-Month
48.53"
(1,232.66mm)
40.87"
(1,038.10mm)
7.66"
(194.56mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1899
Ties: 2005
Mar 2019–Feb 2020
12-Month
51.98"
(1,320.29mm)
45.08"
(1,145.03mm)
6.90"
(175.26mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1973
Sep 2018–Feb 2020
18-Month
90.64"
(2,302.26mm)
67.88"
(1,724.15mm)
22.76"
(578.11mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1966
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2007
Mar 2018–Feb 2020
24-Month
113.62"
(2,885.95mm)
90.21"
(2,291.33mm)
23.41"
(594.62mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1967
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Mar 2017–Feb 2020
36-Month
167.04"
(4,242.82mm)
135.37"
(3,438.40mm)
31.67"
(804.42mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1967
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Mar 2016–Feb 2020
48-Month
207.00"
(5,257.80mm)
180.60"
(4,587.24mm)
26.40"
(670.56mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2019 1967
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2012
Mar 2015–Feb 2020
60-Month
249.96"
(6,348.98mm)
225.71"
(5,733.03mm)
24.25"
(615.95mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2019 1967
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/