Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, August 1899

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1899
1-Month
3.49"
(88.65mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1896 1984
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1955
Ties: 1938
Jul–Aug 1899
2-Month
6.91"
(175.51mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1896 1907
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1927
Jun–Aug 1899
3-Month
9.76"
(247.90mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
-0.86"
(-21.85mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1899 1949
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1922
May–Aug 1899
4-Month
11.52"
(292.61mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1899 1944
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2006
Apr–Aug 1899
5-Month
13.73"
(348.74mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
-4.40"
(-111.76mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1899 1999
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2006
Mar–Aug 1899
6-Month
21.56"
(547.62mm)
22.34"
(567.44mm)
-0.78"
(-19.82mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1896 1965
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1998
Feb–Aug 1899
7-Month
26.31"
(668.27mm)
25.78"
(654.81mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1896 1957
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1998
Ties: 1977
Jan–Aug 1899
8-Month
31.34"
(796.04mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
1.62"
(41.15mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1896 1957
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1998
Dec 1898–Aug 1899
9-Month
33.88"
(860.55mm)
33.88"
(860.55mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1896 1944
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1998
Nov 1898–Aug 1899
10-Month
41.20"
(1,046.48mm)
38.03"
(965.96mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1897 1944
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1998
Oct 1898–Aug 1899
11-Month
49.85"
(1,266.19mm)
41.56"
(1,055.62mm)
8.29"
(210.57mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1897 1966
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2006
Sep 1898–Aug 1899
12-Month
52.20"
(1,325.88mm)
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1897 1966
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2019
Mar 1898–Aug 1899
18-Month
81.31"
(2,065.27mm)
67.43"
(1,712.72mm)
13.88"
(352.55mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1897 1966
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1984
Sep 1897–Aug 1899
24-Month
107.83"
(2,738.88mm)
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
17.60"
(447.04mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1898 1966
10th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Sep 1896–Aug 1899
36-Month
157.62"
(4,003.55mm)
135.44"
(3,440.18mm)
22.18"
(563.37mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1898 1966
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Sep 1895–Aug 1899
48-Month
203.77"
(5,175.76mm)
180.62"
(4,587.75mm)
23.15"
(588.01mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1899 1966
14th Wettest Wettest to Date 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 2, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/