Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 1902

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1902
1-Month
1.30"
(33.02mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
-2.14"
(-54.36mm)
9th Driest Driest to Date 1903
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1948
Apr–May 1902
2-Month
5.21"
(132.33mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
-2.30"
(-58.42mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1899 1942
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1901
Ties: 1936
Mar–May 1902
3-Month
11.43"
(290.32mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-0.29"
(-7.37mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1897 1915
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1901
Feb–May 1902
4-Month
17.03"
(432.56mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
1.87"
(47.50mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1899 1915
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1983
Jan–May 1902
5-Month
19.38"
(492.25mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1897 1941
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1983
Dec 1901–May 1902
6-Month
28.86"
(733.04mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
5.61"
(142.49mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1900 1941
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1979
Nov 1901–May 1902
7-Month
31.41"
(797.81mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
4.00"
(101.60mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1900 1985
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1984
Oct 1901–May 1902
8-Month
34.19"
(868.43mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
3.25"
(82.55mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1900 1905
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1984
Sep 1901–May 1902
9-Month
38.34"
(973.84mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
3.80"
(96.52mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1900 1966
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2019
Aug 1901–May 1902
10-Month
41.73"
(1,059.94mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
3.15"
(80.01mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1900 1985
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2019
Jul 1901–May 1902
11-Month
45.61"
(1,158.49mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
3.79"
(96.26mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1900 1966
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2019
Jun 1901–May 1902
12-Month
47.23"
(1,199.64mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1900 1966
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2010
Dec 1900–May 1902
18-Month
76.50"
(1,943.10mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
8.13"
(206.50mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1901 1966
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1984
Jun 1900–May 1902
24-Month
95.91"
(2,436.11mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
5.69"
(144.52mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1901 1966
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1984
Jun 1899–May 1902
36-Month
142.38"
(3,616.45mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
6.97"
(177.04mm)
85th Driest Driest to Date 1966
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2007
Jun 1898–May 1902
48-Month
200.53"
(5,093.46mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
19.89"
(505.20mm)
102nd Driest Driest to Date 1967
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2010
Jun 1897–May 1902
60-Month
255.14"
(6,480.56mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
29.35"
(745.49mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1901 1966
8th 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 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/