Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 1912

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1912
1-Month
4.37"
(111.00mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
0.93"
(23.62mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1911 1903
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1948
Apr–May 1912
2-Month
8.39"
(213.11mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
0.88"
(22.36mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1911 1942
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1901
Ties: 1913
Mar–May 1912
3-Month
16.28"
(413.51mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
4.56"
(115.82mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1911 1915
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1901
Feb–May 1912
4-Month
19.35"
(491.49mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
4.19"
(106.43mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1911 1915
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1983
Jan–May 1912
5-Month
23.00"
(584.20mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1911 1941
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1983
Dec 1911–May 1912
6-Month
26.90"
(683.26mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
3.65"
(92.71mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1911 1941
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1979
Nov 1911–May 1912
7-Month
33.85"
(859.79mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
6.44"
(163.58mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1911 1985
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1984
Oct 1911–May 1912
8-Month
37.83"
(960.88mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
6.89"
(175.00mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1911 1905
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1984
Sep 1911–May 1912
9-Month
40.36"
(1,025.14mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
5.82"
(147.82mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1911 1966
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Aug 1911–May 1912
10-Month
45.55"
(1,156.97mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
6.97"
(177.04mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1911 1985
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jul 1911–May 1912
11-Month
49.38"
(1,254.25mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1911 1966
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jun 1911–May 1912
12-Month
51.75"
(1,314.45mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
6.65"
(168.91mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1911 1966
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2010
Dec 1910–May 1912
18-Month
69.54"
(1,766.32mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1911 1966
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1984
Jun 1910–May 1912
24-Month
88.56"
(2,249.42mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
-1.66"
(-42.17mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1911 1966
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1984
Jun 1909–May 1912
36-Month
124.87"
(3,171.70mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
-10.54"
(-267.71mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1911 1966
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2007
Jun 1908–May 1912
48-Month
168.91"
(4,290.31mm)
180.65"
(4,588.51mm)
-11.74"
(-298.20mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1911 1967
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2010
Jun 1907–May 1912
60-Month
217.19"
(5,516.63mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
-8.60"
(-218.44mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1911 1966
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/