Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 1921

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1921
1-Month
3.60"
(91.44mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1918 1903
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1948
Ties: 2000
Apr–May 1921
2-Month
8.02"
(203.71mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
0.51"
(12.96mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1918 1942
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1901
Mar–May 1921
3-Month
11.44"
(290.58mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1918 1915
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1901
Feb–May 1921
4-Month
14.07"
(357.38mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
-1.09"
(-27.68mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1918 1915
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1983
Jan–May 1921
5-Month
16.84"
(427.74mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
-2.26"
(-57.40mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1918 1941
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1983
Dec 1920–May 1921
6-Month
21.98"
(558.29mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
-1.27"
(-32.26mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1918 1941
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1979
Nov 1920–May 1921
7-Month
26.90"
(683.26mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1918 1985
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1984
Ties: 1971
Oct 1920–May 1921
8-Month
28.71"
(729.23mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
-2.23"
(-56.65mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1918 1905
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1984
Sep 1920–May 1921
9-Month
31.33"
(795.78mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
-3.21"
(-81.54mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1918 1966
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Aug 1920–May 1921
10-Month
34.20"
(868.68mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
-4.38"
(-111.25mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1918 1985
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Jul 1920–May 1921
11-Month
37.12"
(942.85mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
-4.70"
(-119.38mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1918 1966
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Jun 1920–May 1921
12-Month
44.47"
(1,129.54mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1918 1966
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2010
Dec 1919–May 1921
18-Month
70.81"
(1,798.57mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
2.44"
(61.97mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1919 1966
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1984
Jun 1919–May 1921
24-Month
98.54"
(2,502.92mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1919 1966
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1984
Jun 1918–May 1921
36-Month
145.43"
(3,693.92mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
10.02"
(254.51mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1920 1966
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2007
Jun 1917–May 1921
48-Month
185.74"
(4,717.80mm)
180.65"
(4,588.51mm)
5.09"
(129.29mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1919 1967
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2010
Jun 1916–May 1921
60-Month
230.68"
(5,859.27mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
4.89"
(124.20mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1920 1966
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/