Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 1943

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1943
1-Month
4.12"
(104.65mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1942 1903
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1948
Apr–May 1943
2-Month
7.55"
(191.77mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1942 1942
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1901
Mar–May 1943
3-Month
11.16"
(283.46mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-0.56"
(-14.23mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1942 1915
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1901
Feb–May 1943
4-Month
12.86"
(326.64mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
-2.30"
(-58.42mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1915
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1983
Jan–May 1943
5-Month
16.29"
(413.77mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
-2.81"
(-71.37mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1983
Dec 1942–May 1943
6-Month
22.01"
(559.05mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1942 1941
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1979
Nov 1942–May 1943
7-Month
27.43"
(696.72mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1942 1985
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1984
Oct 1942–May 1943
8-Month
31.11"
(790.19mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
0.17"
(4.31mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1942 1905
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1984
Sep 1942–May 1943
9-Month
33.14"
(841.76mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1942 1966
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019
Aug 1942–May 1943
10-Month
38.27"
(972.06mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1942 1985
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019
Jul 1942–May 1943
11-Month
42.80"
(1,087.12mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1942 1966
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jun 1942–May 1943
12-Month
46.23"
(1,174.24mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1942 1966
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2010
Dec 1941–May 1943
18-Month
67.25"
(1,708.15mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1942 1966
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1984
Jun 1941–May 1943
24-Month
84.77"
(2,153.16mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
-5.45"
(-138.43mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1942 1966
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1984
Jun 1940–May 1943
36-Month
118.37"
(3,006.60mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
-17.04"
(-432.81mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1942 1966
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2007
Jun 1939–May 1943
48-Month
162.88"
(4,137.15mm)
180.65"
(4,588.51mm)
-17.77"
(-451.36mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1932 1967
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2010
Jun 1938–May 1943
60-Month
217.16"
(5,515.86mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
-8.63"
(-219.21mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1942 1966
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2010
Ties: 1949

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 18, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/