Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1942
1-Month
1.96"
(49.78mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
-1.48"
(-37.60mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1903
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1948
Ties: 1987
Apr–May 1942
2-Month
2.81"
(71.37mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
-4.70"
(-119.38mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1942
128th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1901
Mar–May 1942
3-Month
10.37"
(263.40mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1941 1915
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1901
Feb–May 1942
4-Month
13.59"
(345.19mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
-1.57"
(-39.87mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1941 1915
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1983
Jan–May 1942
5-Month
17.68"
(449.07mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
-1.42"
(-36.07mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1983
Dec 1941–May 1942
6-Month
21.02"
(533.91mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
-2.23"
(-56.64mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1979
Nov 1941–May 1942
7-Month
23.82"
(605.03mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
-3.59"
(-91.18mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1941 1985
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1984
Oct 1941–May 1942
8-Month
25.97"
(659.64mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
-4.97"
(-126.24mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1905
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1984
Sep 1941–May 1942
9-Month
26.68"
(677.67mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
-7.86"
(-199.65mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1941 1966
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019
Aug 1941–May 1942
10-Month
29.30"
(744.22mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
-9.28"
(-235.71mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1941 1985
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019
Jul 1941–May 1942
11-Month
33.41"
(848.61mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
-8.41"
(-213.62mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1941 1966
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019
Jun 1941–May 1942
12-Month
38.54"
(978.92mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
-6.56"
(-166.62mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1941 1966
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2010
Dec 1940–May 1942
18-Month
52.94"
(1,344.68mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
-15.43"
(-391.92mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1966
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1984
Jun 1940–May 1942
24-Month
72.14"
(1,832.36mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
-18.08"
(-459.23mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1966
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1984
Jun 1939–May 1942
36-Month
116.65"
(2,962.91mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
-18.76"
(-476.50mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1932 1966
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2007
Jun 1938–May 1942
48-Month
170.93"
(4,341.62mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
-9.71"
(-246.64mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1933 1967
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2010
Jun 1937–May 1942
60-Month
215.82"
(5,481.83mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
-9.97"
(-253.24mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1934 1966
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/