Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 1916

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1916
1-Month
4.15"
(105.41mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
0.71"
(18.03mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1915 1903
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1948
Apr–May 1916
2-Month
8.14"
(206.76mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
0.63"
(16.01mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1915 1942
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1913 1901
Mar–May 1916
3-Month
11.80"
(299.72mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1915 1915
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1913 1901
Ties: 1899
Feb–May 1916
4-Month
17.05"
(433.07mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1915 1915
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1983
Jan–May 1916
5-Month
18.63"
(473.20mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1915 1941
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 1983
Dec 1915–May 1916
6-Month
23.84"
(605.54mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
0.59"
(14.99mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1915 1941
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 1979
Nov 1915–May 1916
7-Month
26.55"
(674.37mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
-0.86"
(-21.84mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1915 1985
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 1984
Oct 1915–May 1916
8-Month
30.01"
(762.25mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
-0.93"
(-23.63mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1915 1905
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1914 1984
Sep 1915–May 1916
9-Month
32.00"
(812.80mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
-2.54"
(-64.52mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1915 1966
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1914 2019
Aug 1915–May 1916
10-Month
38.57"
(979.68mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1915 1985
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 2019
Jul 1915–May 1916
11-Month
42.51"
(1,079.75mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
0.69"
(17.52mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1915 1966
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
Jun 1915–May 1916
12-Month
44.15"
(1,121.41mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1915 1966
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2010
Dec 1914–May 1916
18-Month
66.59"
(1,691.39mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1915 1966
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1914 1984
Jun 1914–May 1916
24-Month
81.24"
(2,063.50mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
-8.98"
(-228.09mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1915 1966
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 1984
Jun 1913–May 1916
36-Month
124.90"
(3,172.46mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
-10.51"
(-266.95mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1915 1966
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 2007
Jun 1912–May 1916
48-Month
166.66"
(4,233.16mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
-13.98"
(-355.10mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1913 1967
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2010
Jun 1911–May 1916
60-Month
218.41"
(5,547.61mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
-7.38"
(-187.46mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1915 1966
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 14, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/