Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, February 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 2002
1-Month
1.91"
(48.51mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
-1.53"
(-38.87mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1987 1987
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2008
Jan–Feb 2002
2-Month
4.85"
(123.19mm)
7.38"
(187.45mm)
-2.53"
(-64.26mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1989 1980
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1979
Dec 2001–Feb 2002
3-Month
7.56"
(192.02mm)
11.53"
(292.86mm)
-3.97"
(-100.84mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1989 1980
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1979
Nov 2001–Feb 2002
4-Month
8.45"
(214.63mm)
15.69"
(398.53mm)
-7.24"
(-183.90mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
127th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1984
Oct 2001–Feb 2002
5-Month
9.97"
(253.24mm)
19.22"
(488.19mm)
-9.25"
(-234.95mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
127th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2006
Sep 2001–Feb 2002
6-Month
12.99"
(329.95mm)
22.82"
(579.63mm)
-9.83"
(-249.68mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1947
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Aug 2001–Feb 2002
7-Month
17.21"
(437.13mm)
26.86"
(682.24mm)
-9.65"
(-245.11mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jul 2001–Feb 2002
8-Month
20.46"
(519.68mm)
30.09"
(764.29mm)
-9.63"
(-244.61mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jun 2001–Feb 2002
9-Month
26.80"
(680.72mm)
33.38"
(847.85mm)
-6.58"
(-167.13mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
May 2001–Feb 2002
10-Month
30.91"
(785.11mm)
36.84"
(935.74mm)
-5.93"
(-150.63mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1973
Apr 2001–Feb 2002
11-Month
32.95"
(836.93mm)
40.87"
(1,038.10mm)
-7.92"
(-201.17mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1967 1966
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1899
Mar 2001–Feb 2002
12-Month
42.78"
(1,086.61mm)
45.08"
(1,145.03mm)
-2.30"
(-58.42mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2000 1966
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1973
Sep 2000–Feb 2002
18-Month
62.32"
(1,582.93mm)
67.88"
(1,724.15mm)
-5.56"
(-141.22mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2007
Mar 2000–Feb 2002
24-Month
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
90.21"
(2,291.33mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2001 1967
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Mar 1999–Feb 2002
36-Month
131.02"
(3,327.91mm)
135.37"
(3,438.40mm)
-4.35"
(-110.49mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1989 1967
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2020
Mar 1998–Feb 2002
48-Month
187.28"
(4,756.91mm)
180.60"
(4,587.24mm)
6.68"
(169.67mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1967
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2012
Mar 1997–Feb 2002
60-Month
234.04"
(5,944.62mm)
225.71"
(5,733.03mm)
8.33"
(211.59mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1998 1967
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/