Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 1904

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1904
1-Month
2.73"
(69.34mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
-0.71"
(-18.04mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1903 1903
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1948
Ties: 2010
Apr–May 1904
2-Month
11.28"
(286.51mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
3.77"
(95.76mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1903 1942
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1901
Mar–May 1904
3-Month
14.00"
(355.60mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
2.28"
(57.91mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1903 1915
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1901
Feb–May 1904
4-Month
17.55"
(445.77mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1902 1915
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1983
Jan–May 1904
5-Month
22.41"
(569.21mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
3.31"
(84.07mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1903 1941
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1983
Dec 1903–May 1904
6-Month
25.83"
(656.08mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
2.58"
(65.53mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1899 1941
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1979
Nov 1903–May 1904
7-Month
27.86"
(707.64mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1897 1985
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1984
Oct 1903–May 1904
8-Month
31.78"
(807.21mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
0.84"
(21.33mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1900 1905
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1984
Sep 1903–May 1904
9-Month
32.81"
(833.37mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
-1.73"
(-43.95mm)
40th Driest Driest to Date 1966
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Aug 1903–May 1904
10-Month
37.92"
(963.17mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
48th Driest Driest to Date 1985
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Jul 1903–May 1904
11-Month
41.11"
(1,044.19mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
-0.71"
(-18.04mm)
51st Driest Driest to Date 1966
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Jun 1903–May 1904
12-Month
47.19"
(1,198.63mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
2.09"
(53.09mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1900 1966
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2010
Dec 1902–May 1904
18-Month
75.82"
(1,925.83mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
7.45"
(189.23mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1901 1966
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1984
Jun 1902–May 1904
24-Month
95.19"
(2,417.83mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
4.97"
(126.24mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1901 1966
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1984
Jun 1901–May 1904
36-Month
142.42"
(3,617.47mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
7.01"
(178.06mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1902 1966
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2007
Jun 1900–May 1904
48-Month
191.10"
(4,853.94mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
10.46"
(265.68mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1903 1967
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2010
Jun 1899–May 1904
60-Month
237.57"
(6,034.28mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
11.78"
(299.21mm)
80th Driest Driest to Date 1966
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on December 3, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/