Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, August 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1947
1-Month
2.23"
(56.64mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
-1.82"
(-46.23mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1944 1984
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1955
Jul–Aug 1947
2-Month
6.47"
(164.34mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
-0.84"
(-21.33mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1945 1907
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1927
Jun–Aug 1947
3-Month
10.41"
(264.41mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
-0.21"
(-5.34mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1945 1949
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1922
May–Aug 1947
4-Month
14.73"
(374.14mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1945 1944
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2006
Apr–Aug 1947
5-Month
19.68"
(499.87mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1999
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2006
Mar–Aug 1947
6-Month
22.67"
(575.82mm)
22.34"
(567.44mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1945 1965
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1998
Feb–Aug 1947
7-Month
24.42"
(620.27mm)
25.78"
(654.81mm)
-1.36"
(-34.54mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1945 1957
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1998
Jan–Aug 1947
8-Month
27.57"
(700.28mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1957
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1998
Dec 1946–Aug 1947
9-Month
31.23"
(793.24mm)
33.88"
(860.55mm)
-2.65"
(-67.31mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1945 1944
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1998
Nov 1946–Aug 1947
10-Month
32.53"
(826.26mm)
38.03"
(965.96mm)
-5.50"
(-139.70mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1944 1944
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1998
Oct 1946–Aug 1947
11-Month
33.11"
(840.99mm)
41.56"
(1,055.62mm)
-8.45"
(-214.63mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2006
Sep 1946–Aug 1947
12-Month
35.62"
(904.75mm)
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
-9.54"
(-242.31mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Mar 1946–Aug 1947
18-Month
61.20"
(1,554.48mm)
67.43"
(1,712.72mm)
-6.23"
(-158.24mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1984
Sep 1945–Aug 1947
24-Month
85.22"
(2,164.59mm)
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
-5.01"
(-127.25mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Sep 1944–Aug 1947
36-Month
132.55"
(3,366.77mm)
135.44"
(3,440.18mm)
-2.89"
(-73.41mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1946 1966
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1984
Sep 1943–Aug 1947
48-Month
163.84"
(4,161.54mm)
180.62"
(4,587.75mm)
-16.78"
(-426.21mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2009
Sep 1942–Aug 1947
60-Month
204.16"
(5,185.66mm)
225.77"
(5,734.56mm)
-21.61"
(-548.90mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 4, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/