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Barrington, RI Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Barrington is about the same as Rhode Island average and is lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Barrington is about the same as Rhode Island average and is much lower than the national average.

Topics:Earthquake IndexVolcano IndexTornado IndexOther Weather Extremes EventsVolcanos NearbyHistorical Earthquake EventsHistorical Tornado Events

Earthquake Index, #27

Barrington, RI
0.70
Rhode Island
0.70
U.S.
1.81

The earthquake index value is calculated based on historical earthquake events data using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the earthquake level in a region. A higher earthquake index value means a higher chance of an earthquake.

Volcano Index, #1

Barrington, RI
0.0000
Rhode Island
0.0000
U.S.
0.0023

The volcano index value is calculated based on the currently known volcanoes using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the possibility of a region being affected by a possible volcano eruption. A higher volcano index value means a higher chance of being affected.

Tornado Index, #37

Barrington, RI
45.31
Rhode Island
49.34
U.S.
136.45

The tornado index value is calculated based on historical tornado events data using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the tornado level in a region. A higher tornado index value means a higher chance of tornado events.

Other Weather Extremes Events

A total of 2,524 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Barrington, RI were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:2Cold:8Dense Fog:1Drought:0
Dust Storm:0Flood:378Hail:459Heat:9Heavy Snow:67
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:3Landslide:0Strong Wind:142
Thunderstorm Winds:895Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:24Winter Weather:0
Other:536 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Barrington, RI.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Barrington, RI.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Barrington, RI.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 13 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Barrington, RI.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
7.21986-08-07241°46'N / 71°27'W41°49'N / 71°26'W4.00 Miles1000 Yards0202.5M0Providence
21.91953-06-09342°03'N / 71°14'W42°03'N / 71°12'W012.5M0Bristol
23.11953-06-09342°06'N / 71°29'W42°03'N / 71°14'W13.10 Miles667 Yards0152.5M0Norfolk
23.71970-08-28241°36'N / 70°54'W1.00 Mile33 Yards0025K0Bristol
26.61967-11-18241°58'N / 70°54'W0.10 Mile17 Yards000K0Plymouth
30.41956-11-21242°10'N / 71°10'W0.10 Mile17 Yards003K0Norfolk
31.31953-06-09342°10'N / 71°46'W42°06'N / 71°29'W14.90 Miles667 Yards012.5M0Worcester
40.41962-10-12242°08'N / 71°58'W42°05'N / 71°54'W4.10 Miles133 Yards0025K0Worcester
45.71966-08-31242°18'N / 71°48'W1.00 Mile67 Yards000K0Worcester
47.71963-05-20242°24'N / 71°36'W0.30 Mile50 Yards003K0Worcester
48.21951-12-18241°22'N / 70°32'W000K0Dukes
49.51956-11-21242°24'N / 71°42'W0.10 Mile17 Yards002.5M0Worcester
49.51963-05-20242°24'N / 71°42'W1.50 Miles33 Yards0025K0Worcester


* The information on this page is based on the global volcano database, the U.S. earthquake database of 1638-1985, and the U.S. Tornado and Weather Extremes database of 1950-2010.


 
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