Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of May 2022. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, August 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2020
1-Month
1.78"
(45.21mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
-2.27"
(-57.66mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 2007 1984
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1955
Ties: 1964
Jul–Aug 2020
2-Month
3.51"
(89.15mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
-3.80"
(-96.52mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1968 1907
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1927
Jun–Aug 2020
3-Month
6.35"
(161.29mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
-4.27"
(-108.46mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1999 1949
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1922
May–Aug 2020
4-Month
9.52"
(241.81mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
-4.55"
(-115.57mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1999 1944
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2006
Apr–Aug 2020
5-Month
14.92"
(378.97mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
-3.21"
(-81.53mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2016 1999
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2006
Mar–Aug 2020
6-Month
19.38"
(492.25mm)
22.34"
(567.44mm)
-2.96"
(-75.19mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2016 1965
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1998
Ties: 1896
Feb–Aug 2020
7-Month
22.68"
(576.07mm)
25.78"
(654.81mm)
-3.10"
(-78.74mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2016 1957
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1998
Jan–Aug 2020
8-Month
24.18"
(614.17mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
-5.54"
(-140.72mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1995 1957
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1998
Dec 2019–Aug 2020
9-Month
31.48"
(799.59mm)
33.88"
(860.55mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2016 1944
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1998
Nov 2019–Aug 2020
10-Month
34.60"
(878.84mm)
38.03"
(965.96mm)
-3.43"
(-87.12mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2016 1944
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1998
Oct 2019–Aug 2020
11-Month
41.65"
(1,057.91mm)
41.56"
(1,055.62mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2016 1966
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2006
Ties: 2013
Sep 2019–Aug 2020
12-Month
43.28"
(1,099.31mm)
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
-1.88"
(-47.75mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1966
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Mar 2019–Aug 2020
18-Month
71.36"
(1,812.54mm)
67.43"
(1,712.72mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1984
Sep 2018–Aug 2020
24-Month
110.02"
(2,794.51mm)
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
19.79"
(502.67mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2018 1966
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Sep 2017–Aug 2020
36-Month
160.57"
(4,078.48mm)
135.44"
(3,440.18mm)
25.13"
(638.30mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2018 1966
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1984
Sep 2016–Aug 2020
48-Month
209.39"
(5,318.51mm)
180.62"
(4,587.75mm)
28.77"
(730.76mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2019 1966
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2009
Sep 2015–Aug 2020
60-Month
250.67"
(6,367.02mm)
225.77"
(5,734.56mm)
24.90"
(632.46mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2019 1966
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2010

Citing This Page

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