Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1898
1-Month
4.92"
(124.97mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1897 1903
20th Wettest Wettest to Date 1948
Apr–May 1898
2-Month
10.52"
(267.21mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
3.01"
(76.46mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1897 1942
20th Wettest Wettest to Date 1901
Mar–May 1898
3-Month
13.40"
(340.36mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
1.68"
(42.67mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1897 1915
39th Wettest Wettest to Date 1901
Feb–May 1898
4-Month
18.81"
(477.77mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
3.65"
(92.71mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1897 1915
18th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Ties: 1948
Jan–May 1898
5-Month
23.61"
(599.69mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1897 1941
14th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Dec 1897–May 1898
6-Month
28.78"
(731.01mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
5.53"
(140.46mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1897 1941
13th Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Nov 1897–May 1898
7-Month
36.86"
(936.24mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
9.45"
(240.03mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1897 1985
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Oct 1897–May 1898
8-Month
37.76"
(959.10mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
6.82"
(173.22mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1897 1905
16th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Sep 1897–May 1898
9-Month
39.92"
(1,013.97mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
5.38"
(136.65mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1897 1966
26th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1897–May 1898
10-Month
44.80"
(1,137.92mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
6.22"
(157.99mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1897 1985
22nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1897–May 1898
11-Month
51.04"
(1,296.42mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
9.22"
(234.19mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1897 1966
15th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Ties: 2005
Jun 1897–May 1898
12-Month
54.61"
(1,387.09mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
9.51"
(241.55mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1897 1966
13th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Dec 1896–May 1898
18-Month
75.37"
(1,914.40mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1897 1966
33rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Jun 1896–May 1898
24-Month
99.55"
(2,528.57mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
9.33"
(236.98mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1897 1966
25th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Jun 1895–May 1898
36-Month
146.19"
(3,713.23mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
10.78"
(273.82mm)
94th Driest Driest to Date 1966
31st Wettest Wettest to Date 2007

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 24, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/