Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 1931

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1931
1-Month
3.96"
(100.58mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
0.52"
(13.20mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1930 1903
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1948
Ties: 1999
Apr–May 1931
2-Month
6.69"
(169.93mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
-0.82"
(-20.82mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1930 1942
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1901
Ties: 1981
Mar–May 1931
3-Month
12.64"
(321.06mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1930 1915
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1901
Feb–May 1931
4-Month
14.92"
(378.97mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
-0.24"
(-6.09mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1930 1915
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1983
Ties: 1959
Jan–May 1931
5-Month
18.41"
(467.61mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1930 1941
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1983
Dec 1930–May 1931
6-Month
21.45"
(544.83mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1930 1941
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1979
Nov 1930–May 1931
7-Month
25.19"
(639.83mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
-2.22"
(-56.38mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1930 1985
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1984
Oct 1930–May 1931
8-Month
29.22"
(742.19mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
-1.72"
(-43.69mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1930 1905
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1984
Sep 1930–May 1931
9-Month
30.25"
(768.35mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
-4.29"
(-108.97mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1930 1966
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Aug 1930–May 1931
10-Month
32.64"
(829.06mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
-5.94"
(-150.87mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1930 1985
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Jul 1930–May 1931
11-Month
35.82"
(909.83mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
-6.00"
(-152.40mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1930 1966
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Jun 1930–May 1931
12-Month
38.12"
(968.25mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
-6.98"
(-177.29mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1930 1966
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2010
Dec 1929–May 1931
18-Month
55.88"
(1,419.35mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
-12.49"
(-317.25mm)
7th Driest Driest to Date 1966
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1984
Jun 1929–May 1931
24-Month
73.57"
(1,868.68mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
-16.65"
(-422.91mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1911 1966
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1984
Jun 1928–May 1931
36-Month
121.25"
(3,079.75mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
-14.16"
(-359.66mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1927 1966
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2007
Jun 1927–May 1931
48-Month
176.08"
(4,472.43mm)
180.65"
(4,588.51mm)
-4.57"
(-116.08mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1928 1967
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2010
Jun 1926–May 1931
60-Month
214.42"
(5,446.27mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
-11.37"
(-288.80mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1919 1966
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 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/