Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 1906

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1906
1-Month
4.47"
(113.54mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
1.03"
(26.16mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1905 1903
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1948
Apr–May 1906
2-Month
7.65"
(194.31mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1905 1942
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1904 1901
Mar–May 1906
3-Month
13.45"
(341.63mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
1.73"
(43.94mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1905 1915
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 1901
Feb–May 1906
4-Month
17.20"
(436.88mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
2.04"
(51.82mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1905 1915
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 1983
Jan–May 1906
5-Month
21.02"
(533.91mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
1.92"
(48.77mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1905 1941
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 1983
Dec 1905–May 1906
6-Month
25.51"
(647.95mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1905 1941
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1904 1979
Nov 1905–May 1906
7-Month
28.46"
(722.88mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1905 1985
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1984
Oct 1905–May 1906
8-Month
30.35"
(770.89mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1905 1905
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 1984
Ties: 2014
Sep 1905–May 1906
9-Month
35.76"
(908.30mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
1.22"
(30.98mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1905 1966
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Aug 1905–May 1906
10-Month
39.88"
(1,012.95mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1905 1985
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Jul 1905–May 1906
11-Month
43.03"
(1,092.96mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
1.21"
(30.73mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1905 1966
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Jun 1905–May 1906
12-Month
48.52"
(1,232.41mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
3.42"
(86.87mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1905 1966
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2010
Dec 1904–May 1906
18-Month
65.19"
(1,655.83mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
-3.18"
(-80.77mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1905 1966
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 1984
Jun 1904–May 1906
24-Month
84.04"
(2,134.62mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
-6.18"
(-156.97mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1905 1966
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 1984
Jun 1903–May 1906
36-Month
131.23"
(3,333.24mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
-4.18"
(-106.17mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1905 1966
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 2007
Ties: 1981
Jun 1902–May 1906
48-Month
179.23"
(4,552.44mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
-1.41"
(-35.82mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1905 1967
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 2010
Jun 1901–May 1906
60-Month
226.46"
(5,752.08mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
0.67"
(17.01mm)
54th Driest Driest to Date 1966
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 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/