Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, August 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1988
1-Month
1.33"
(33.78mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
-2.72"
(-69.09mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1984 1984
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1955
Ties: 1907
Jul–Aug 1988
2-Month
8.17"
(207.52mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
0.86"
(21.85mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1987 1907
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1927
Jun–Aug 1988
3-Month
9.84"
(249.94mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1987 1949
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1922
Ties: 1896
May–Aug 1988
4-Month
12.91"
(327.91mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
-1.16"
(-29.47mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1987 1944
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2006
Apr–Aug 1988
5-Month
15.79"
(401.07mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
-2.34"
(-59.43mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1981 1999
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2006
Ties: 1969
Mar–Aug 1988
6-Month
19.91"
(505.71mm)
22.34"
(567.44mm)
-2.43"
(-61.73mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1981 1965
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1998
Feb–Aug 1988
7-Month
25.17"
(639.32mm)
25.78"
(654.81mm)
-0.61"
(-15.49mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1987 1957
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1998
Jan–Aug 1988
8-Month
28.15"
(715.01mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
-1.57"
(-39.88mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1987 1957
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1998
Dec 1987–Aug 1988
9-Month
30.93"
(785.62mm)
33.88"
(860.55mm)
-2.95"
(-74.93mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1944
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1998
Nov 1987–Aug 1988
10-Month
34.36"
(872.74mm)
38.03"
(965.96mm)
-3.67"
(-93.22mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1944
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1998
Oct 1987–Aug 1988
11-Month
37.38"
(949.45mm)
41.56"
(1,055.62mm)
-4.18"
(-106.17mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2006
Sep 1987–Aug 1988
12-Month
43.52"
(1,105.41mm)
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
-1.64"
(-41.65mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1985 1966
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Mar 1987–Aug 1988
18-Month
64.85"
(1,647.19mm)
67.43"
(1,712.72mm)
-2.58"
(-65.53mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1984
Sep 1986–Aug 1988
24-Month
89.30"
(2,268.22mm)
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Sep 1985–Aug 1988
36-Month
133.06"
(3,379.72mm)
135.44"
(3,440.18mm)
-2.38"
(-60.46mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1987 1966
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1984
Sep 1984–Aug 1988
48-Month
173.79"
(4,414.27mm)
180.62"
(4,587.75mm)
-6.83"
(-173.48mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2009
Sep 1983–Aug 1988
60-Month
235.06"
(5,970.52mm)
225.77"
(5,734.56mm)
9.29"
(235.96mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 29, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/