Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, August 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2003
1-Month
4.79"
(121.67mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2002 1984
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1955
Jul–Aug 2003
2-Month
8.49"
(215.65mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
1.18"
(29.98mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1907
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1927
Jun–Aug 2003
3-Month
14.54"
(369.32mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
3.92"
(99.57mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2002 1949
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1922
May–Aug 2003
4-Month
18.11"
(459.99mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
4.04"
(102.61mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2002 1944
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2006
Ties: 1967
Apr–Aug 2003
5-Month
22.98"
(583.69mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
4.85"
(123.19mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2002 1999
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2006
Mar–Aug 2003
6-Month
28.25"
(717.55mm)
22.34"
(567.44mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2002 1965
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Feb–Aug 2003
7-Month
32.42"
(823.47mm)
25.78"
(654.81mm)
6.64"
(168.66mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2002 1957
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Ties: 1919
Jan–Aug 2003
8-Month
34.75"
(882.65mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2002 1957
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Dec 2002–Aug 2003
9-Month
40.28"
(1,023.11mm)
33.88"
(860.55mm)
6.40"
(162.56mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2002 1944
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Nov 2002–Aug 2003
10-Month
46.23"
(1,174.24mm)
38.03"
(965.96mm)
8.20"
(208.28mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2002 1944
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Oct 2002–Aug 2003
11-Month
50.26"
(1,276.60mm)
41.56"
(1,055.62mm)
8.70"
(220.98mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2006
Sep 2002–Aug 2003
12-Month
55.63"
(1,413.00mm)
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
10.47"
(265.94mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Ties: 1898
Mar 2002–Aug 2003
18-Month
77.35"
(1,964.69mm)
67.43"
(1,712.72mm)
9.92"
(251.97mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1984
Sep 2001–Aug 2003
24-Month
90.34"
(2,294.64mm)
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
0.11"
(2.80mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Sep 2000–Aug 2003
36-Month
139.67"
(3,547.62mm)
135.44"
(3,440.18mm)
4.23"
(107.44mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1984
Sep 1999–Aug 2003
48-Month
193.01"
(4,902.45mm)
180.62"
(4,587.75mm)
12.39"
(314.70mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2009
Sep 1998–Aug 2003
60-Month
230.90"
(5,864.86mm)
225.77"
(5,734.56mm)
5.13"
(130.30mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on July 6, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/