Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 1941

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1941
1-Month
2.56"
(65.02mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
-0.88"
(-22.36mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1939 1903
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1948
Ties: 1914
Apr–May 1941
2-Month
4.18"
(106.17mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
-3.33"
(-84.58mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1932 1942
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1901
Mar–May 1941
3-Month
6.59"
(167.39mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-5.13"
(-130.30mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1927 1915
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1901
Feb–May 1941
4-Month
8.77"
(222.76mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
-6.39"
(-162.30mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1915 1915
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1983
Jan–May 1941
5-Month
11.74"
(298.20mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
-7.36"
(-186.94mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1941
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1983
Dec 1940–May 1941
6-Month
14.40"
(365.76mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
-8.85"
(-224.79mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1941
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1979
Nov 1940–May 1941
7-Month
21.35"
(542.29mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
-6.06"
(-153.92mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1932 1985
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1984
Oct 1940–May 1941
8-Month
23.16"
(588.26mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
-7.78"
(-197.62mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1925 1905
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1984
Sep 1940–May 1941
9-Month
26.37"
(669.80mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
-8.17"
(-207.52mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1932 1966
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019
Aug 1940–May 1941
10-Month
27.56"
(700.02mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
-11.02"
(-279.91mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 1985
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019
Jul 1940–May 1941
11-Month
31.41"
(797.81mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
-10.41"
(-264.42mm)
6th Driest Driest to Date 1966
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019
Jun 1940–May 1941
12-Month
33.60"
(853.44mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
-11.50"
(-292.10mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1966
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2010
Dec 1939–May 1941
18-Month
58.53"
(1,486.66mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
-9.84"
(-249.94mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1931 1966
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1984
Jun 1939–May 1941
24-Month
78.11"
(1,983.99mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
-12.11"
(-307.60mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1932 1966
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1984
Jun 1938–May 1941
36-Month
132.39"
(3,362.71mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
-3.02"
(-76.70mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1936 1966
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2007
Jun 1937–May 1941
48-Month
177.28"
(4,502.91mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
-3.36"
(-85.35mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1934 1967
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2010
Jun 1936–May 1941
60-Month
226.28"
(5,747.51mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
0.49"
(12.44mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 7, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/