Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1901
1-Month
6.79"
(172.47mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1900 1903
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1948
Apr–May 1901
2-Month
15.86"
(402.84mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
8.35"
(212.09mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1900 1942
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1901
Mar–May 1901
3-Month
23.27"
(591.06mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1900 1915
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1901
Feb–May 1901
4-Month
24.26"
(616.20mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
9.10"
(231.14mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1900 1915
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jan–May 1901
5-Month
26.47"
(672.34mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
7.37"
(187.20mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1900 1941
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Dec 1900–May 1901
6-Month
29.27"
(743.46mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
6.02"
(152.91mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1900 1941
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Nov 1900–May 1901
7-Month
34.46"
(875.28mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
7.05"
(179.07mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1900 1985
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1984
Oct 1900–May 1901
8-Month
38.35"
(974.09mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1900 1905
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1984
Sep 1900–May 1901
9-Month
41.68"
(1,058.67mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
7.14"
(181.35mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1900 1966
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Aug 1900–May 1901
10-Month
43.90"
(1,115.06mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
5.32"
(135.13mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1900 1985
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jul 1900–May 1901
11-Month
46.52"
(1,181.61mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
4.70"
(119.38mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1900 1966
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jun 1900–May 1901
12-Month
48.68"
(1,236.47mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1900 1966
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2010
Dec 1899–May 1901
18-Month
74.52"
(1,892.81mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1900 1966
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1984
Jun 1899–May 1901
24-Month
95.15"
(2,416.81mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1897 1966
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1984
Jun 1898–May 1901
36-Month
153.30"
(3,893.82mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
17.89"
(454.41mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1898 1966
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2007
Jun 1897–May 1901
48-Month
207.91"
(5,280.91mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
27.27"
(692.65mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1900 1967
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Jun 1896–May 1901
60-Month
252.85"
(6,422.39mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
27.06"
(687.32mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1900 1966
13th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/