Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 1937

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1937
1-Month
2.91"
(73.91mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
-0.53"
(-13.47mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1936 1903
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1948
Ties: 1895
Apr–May 1937
2-Month
7.76"
(197.10mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1936 1942
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1901
Mar–May 1937
3-Month
11.57"
(293.88mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1935 1915
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1901
Feb–May 1937
4-Month
13.43"
(341.12mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
-1.73"
(-43.94mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1935 1915
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1983
Jan–May 1937
5-Month
18.12"
(460.25mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1935 1941
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1983
Dec 1936–May 1937
6-Month
27.48"
(697.99mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
4.23"
(107.44mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1936 1941
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1979
Ties: 2018
Nov 1936–May 1937
7-Month
28.85"
(732.79mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
1.44"
(36.58mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1935 1985
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1984
Oct 1936–May 1937
8-Month
32.26"
(819.40mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
1.32"
(33.52mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1936 1905
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1984
Sep 1936–May 1937
9-Month
38.50"
(977.90mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
3.96"
(100.58mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1936 1966
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Aug 1936–May 1937
10-Month
43.56"
(1,106.42mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
4.98"
(126.49mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1985
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Jul 1936–May 1937
11-Month
45.40"
(1,153.16mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1936 1966
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Jun 1936–May 1937
12-Month
49.00"
(1,244.60mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1936 1966
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2010
Dec 1935–May 1937
18-Month
73.69"
(1,871.73mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
5.32"
(135.13mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1936 1966
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1984
Jun 1935–May 1937
24-Month
94.51"
(2,400.55mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
4.29"
(108.96mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1936 1966
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1984
Jun 1934–May 1937
36-Month
135.07"
(3,430.78mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
-0.34"
(-8.63mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1936 1966
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2007
Jun 1933–May 1937
48-Month
180.86"
(4,593.84mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
0.22"
(5.58mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1935 1967
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2010
Jun 1932–May 1937
60-Month
234.20"
(5,948.68mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
8.41"
(213.61mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1966
48th 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 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/