Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 1895

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1895
1-Month
2.91"
(73.91mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
-0.53"
(-13.47mm)
47th Driest Driest to Date 1903
79th Wettest Wettest to Date 1948
Ties: 1937
Apr–May 1895
2-Month
7.75"
(196.85mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
76th Driest Driest to Date 1942
50th Wettest Wettest to Date 1901
Mar–May 1895
3-Month
10.91"
(277.11mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-0.81"
(-20.58mm)
47th Driest Driest to Date 1915
79th Wettest Wettest to Date 1901
Feb–May 1895
4-Month
11.86"
(301.24mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
-3.30"
(-83.82mm)
19th Driest Driest to Date 1915
107th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Ties: 1962
Jan–May 1895
5-Month
15.94"
(404.88mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
-3.16"
(-80.26mm)
22nd Driest Driest to Date 1941
104th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/