Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 1903

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1903
1-Month
0.71"
(18.03mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
-2.73"
(-69.35mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1903
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1948
Apr–May 1903
2-Month
4.67"
(118.62mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
-2.84"
(-72.13mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1899 1942
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1901
Mar–May 1903
3-Month
12.16"
(308.86mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
0.44"
(11.17mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1902 1915
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1901
Ties: 1909
Feb–May 1903
4-Month
17.80"
(452.12mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
2.64"
(67.06mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1902 1915
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1983
Jan–May 1903
5-Month
22.23"
(564.64mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1902 1941
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1983
Dec 1902–May 1903
6-Month
28.63"
(727.20mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
5.38"
(136.65mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1900 1941
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1979
Nov 1902–May 1903
7-Month
30.23"
(767.84mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
2.82"
(71.63mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1900 1985
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1984
Ties: 2018
Oct 1902–May 1903
8-Month
34.97"
(888.24mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1902 1905
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1984
Sep 1902–May 1903
9-Month
39.20"
(995.68mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1902 1966
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2019
Aug 1902–May 1903
10-Month
41.05"
(1,042.67mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
2.47"
(62.74mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1900 1985
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2019
Jul 1902–May 1903
11-Month
44.30"
(1,125.22mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
2.48"
(62.99mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1900 1966
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2019
Jun 1902–May 1903
12-Month
48.00"
(1,219.20mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
2.90"
(73.66mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1902 1966
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2010
Dec 1901–May 1903
18-Month
76.86"
(1,952.24mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
8.49"
(215.64mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1902 1966
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1984
Jun 1901–May 1903
24-Month
95.23"
(2,418.84mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
5.01"
(127.25mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1901 1966
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1984
Jun 1900–May 1903
36-Month
143.91"
(3,655.31mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
8.50"
(215.90mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1902 1966
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2007
Jun 1899–May 1903
48-Month
190.38"
(4,835.65mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
9.74"
(247.39mm)
84th Driest Driest to Date 1967
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2010
Jun 1898–May 1903
60-Month
248.53"
(6,312.66mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
22.74"
(577.59mm)
104th Driest Driest to Date 1966
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/