Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 1923

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1923
1-Month
1.28"
(32.51mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
-2.16"
(-54.87mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1903 1903
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1948
Apr–May 1923
2-Month
7.16"
(181.86mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1918 1942
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1901
Mar–May 1923
3-Month
11.79"
(299.47mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1921 1915
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1901
Feb–May 1923
4-Month
13.74"
(349.00mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
-1.42"
(-36.06mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1918 1915
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1983
Jan–May 1923
5-Month
20.96"
(532.38mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
1.86"
(47.24mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1922 1941
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1983
Dec 1922–May 1923
6-Month
24.58"
(624.33mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1922 1941
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1979
Nov 1922–May 1923
7-Month
25.75"
(654.05mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
-1.66"
(-42.16mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1918 1985
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1984
Oct 1922–May 1923
8-Month
29.00"
(736.60mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
-1.94"
(-49.28mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1922 1905
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1984
Sep 1922–May 1923
9-Month
31.16"
(791.46mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
-3.38"
(-85.86mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1922 1966
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1921 2019
Aug 1922–May 1923
10-Month
40.01"
(1,016.25mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
1.43"
(36.32mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1922 1985
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Jul 1922–May 1923
11-Month
43.97"
(1,116.84mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1922 1966
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Jun 1922–May 1923
12-Month
50.34"
(1,278.64mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
5.24"
(133.10mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1922 1966
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2010
Dec 1921–May 1923
18-Month
70.56"
(1,792.22mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
2.19"
(55.62mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1922 1966
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1921 1984
Jun 1921–May 1923
24-Month
93.02"
(2,362.71mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1922 1966
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1921 1984
Jun 1920–May 1923
36-Month
137.49"
(3,492.25mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
2.08"
(52.84mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1919 1966
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 2007
Jun 1919–May 1923
48-Month
191.56"
(4,865.62mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
10.92"
(277.36mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1922 1967
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2010
Ties: 1998
Jun 1918–May 1923
60-Month
238.45"
(6,056.63mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
12.66"
(321.56mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1922 1966
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/