Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 1900

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1900
1-Month
4.91"
(124.71mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
1.47"
(37.33mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1899 1903
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1948
Apr–May 1900
2-Month
7.57"
(192.28mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
0.06"
(1.53mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1899 1942
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1901
Ties: 1969
Mar–May 1900
3-Month
12.87"
(326.90mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1899 1915
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1901
Feb–May 1900
4-Month
19.69"
(500.13mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
4.53"
(115.07mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1899 1915
10th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jan–May 1900
5-Month
24.18"
(614.17mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1899 1941
12th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Dec 1899–May 1900
6-Month
25.84"
(656.34mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
2.59"
(65.79mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1899 1941
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1979
Nov 1899–May 1900
7-Month
27.89"
(708.41mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
0.48"
(12.20mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1897 1985
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1984
Oct 1899–May 1900
8-Month
30.31"
(769.87mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
-0.63"
(-16.01mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1897 1905
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1984
Sep 1899–May 1900
9-Month
36.71"
(932.43mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
2.17"
(55.11mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1897 1966
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Aug 1899–May 1900
10-Month
40.20"
(1,021.08mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
1.62"
(41.15mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1897 1985
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jul 1899–May 1900
11-Month
43.62"
(1,107.95mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1897 1966
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jun 1899–May 1900
12-Month
46.47"
(1,180.34mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1897 1966
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2010
Ties: 2017
Dec 1898–May 1900
18-Month
70.59"
(1,792.99mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1897 1966
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1984
Jun 1898–May 1900
24-Month
104.62"
(2,657.35mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
14.40"
(365.76mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1898 1966
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1984
Jun 1897–May 1900
36-Month
159.23"
(4,044.44mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
23.82"
(605.03mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1899 1966
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 2007
Jun 1896–May 1900
48-Month
204.17"
(5,185.92mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
23.53"
(597.66mm)
110th Driest Driest to Date 1967
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2010
Jun 1895–May 1900
60-Month
250.81"
(6,370.57mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
25.02"
(635.50mm)
109th Driest Driest to Date 1966
12th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/