Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 1896

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1896
1-Month
2.68"
(68.07mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
-0.76"
(-19.31mm)
39th Driest Driest to Date 1903
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1948
Apr–May 1896
2-Month
3.93"
(99.82mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
-3.58"
(-90.93mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 1942
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1901
Mar–May 1896
3-Month
9.54"
(242.32mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-2.18"
(-55.37mm)
31st Driest Driest to Date 1915
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1901
Feb–May 1896
4-Month
15.68"
(398.27mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1895 1915
55th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jan–May 1896
5-Month
17.80"
(452.12mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1895 1941
81st Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Dec 1895–May 1896
6-Month
20.96"
(532.38mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
-2.29"
(-58.17mm)
38th Driest Driest to Date 1941
88th Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Nov 1895–May 1896
7-Month
27.46"
(697.48mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
59th Driest Driest to Date 1985
67th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Ties: 2000
Oct 1895–May 1896
8-Month
34.09"
(865.89mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
3.15"
(80.01mm)
88th Driest Driest to Date 1905
38th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Sep 1895–May 1896
9-Month
36.31"
(922.27mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
1.77"
(44.95mm)
75th Driest Driest to Date 1966
51st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Ties: 1974
Aug 1895–May 1896
10-Month
40.10"
(1,018.54mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
74th Driest Driest to Date 1985
52nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1895–May 1896
11-Month
44.22"
(1,123.19mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
78th Driest Driest to Date 1966
48th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1895–May 1896
12-Month
46.64"
(1,184.66mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
73rd Driest Driest to Date 1966
53rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/