Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 1928

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1928
1-Month
1.50"
(38.10mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
-1.94"
(-49.28mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1923 1903
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1948
Ties: 1911
Apr–May 1928
2-Month
6.48"
(164.59mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1927 1942
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1901
Mar–May 1928
3-Month
8.99"
(228.35mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-2.73"
(-69.34mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1927 1915
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 1901
Feb–May 1928
4-Month
12.65"
(321.31mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
-2.51"
(-63.75mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1927 1915
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1983
Jan–May 1928
5-Month
15.37"
(390.40mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
-3.73"
(-94.74mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1927 1941
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1983
Dec 1927–May 1928
6-Month
21.12"
(536.45mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
-2.13"
(-54.10mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1927 1941
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1979
Nov 1927–May 1928
7-Month
27.29"
(693.17mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
-0.12"
(-3.04mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1927 1985
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1984
Oct 1927–May 1928
8-Month
32.41"
(823.21mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
1.47"
(37.33mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1927 1905
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1984
Sep 1927–May 1928
9-Month
36.01"
(914.65mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
1.47"
(37.33mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1927 1966
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2019
Aug 1927–May 1928
10-Month
46.55"
(1,182.37mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
7.97"
(202.44mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1927 1985
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Jul 1927–May 1928
11-Month
51.06"
(1,296.92mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
9.24"
(234.69mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1927 1966
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Jun 1927–May 1928
12-Month
54.83"
(1,392.68mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
9.73"
(247.14mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1927 1966
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2010
Dec 1926–May 1928
18-Month
71.01"
(1,803.65mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
2.64"
(67.05mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1927 1966
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1984
Jun 1926–May 1928
24-Month
93.17"
(2,366.52mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
2.95"
(74.93mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1927 1966
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1984
Jun 1925–May 1928
36-Month
137.56"
(3,494.02mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1927 1966
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2007
Jun 1924–May 1928
48-Month
173.38"
(4,403.85mm)
180.65"
(4,588.51mm)
-7.27"
(-184.66mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1927 1967
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 2010
Jun 1923–May 1928
60-Month
221.00"
(5,613.40mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
-4.79"
(-121.67mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1927 1966
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/