Eastern Plymouth Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 5:37 am EDT on October 1, 2014

...September was a dry month in southeast New England...

Last month was the second driest September on record in Providence. Rainfall for September 2014 totaled 0.74 inches. Previously the second driest September was in 1959 when the area received 0.77 inches. The driest September in Providence was in 1914 when the area received 0.48 inches.

Boston fell short of its list of ten driest septembers thanks to rainfall that fell on Tuesday...the last day of the month. The rainfall total for September 2014 was 0.70 inches. Meanwhile the tenth driest September in Boston occurred in 1915 when 0.69 inches fell on the area.