Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 1909

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1909
1-Month
2.81"
(71.37mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
-0.63"
(-16.01mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1905 1903
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1948
Apr–May 1909
2-Month
8.45"
(214.63mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
0.94"
(23.88mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1908 1942
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 1901
Mar–May 1909
3-Month
12.16"
(308.86mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
0.44"
(11.17mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1908 1915
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 1901
Ties: 1903
Feb–May 1909
4-Month
18.32"
(465.33mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
3.16"
(80.27mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1908 1915
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1983
Ties: 1961
Jan–May 1909
5-Month
22.67"
(575.82mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1908 1941
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1983
Dec 1908–May 1909
6-Month
26.77"
(679.96mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
3.52"
(89.41mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1908 1941
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1979
Nov 1908–May 1909
7-Month
27.92"
(709.17mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
0.51"
(12.96mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1907 1985
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1984
Oct 1908–May 1909
8-Month
32.18"
(817.37mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
1.24"
(31.49mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1907 1905
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1984
Sep 1908–May 1909
9-Month
33.22"
(843.79mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1907 1966
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Aug 1908–May 1909
10-Month
38.92"
(988.57mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1907 1985
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Jul 1908–May 1909
11-Month
41.72"
(1,059.69mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1907 1966
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Jun 1908–May 1909
12-Month
44.04"
(1,118.62mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
-1.06"
(-26.92mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1907 1966
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2010
Dec 1907–May 1909
18-Month
69.64"
(1,768.86mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1908 1966
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 1984
Jun 1907–May 1909
24-Month
92.32"
(2,344.93mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1908 1966
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1904 1984
Jun 1906–May 1909
36-Month
134.15"
(3,407.41mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
-1.26"
(-32.00mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1907 1966
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2007
Jun 1905–May 1909
48-Month
182.67"
(4,639.82mm)
180.65"
(4,588.51mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1908 1967
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 2010
Jun 1904–May 1909
60-Month
218.19"
(5,542.03mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
-7.60"
(-193.04mm)
33rd Driest Driest to Date 1966
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/