Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 1944

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1944
1-Month
0.90"
(22.86mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
-2.54"
(-64.52mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1903 1903
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1948
Apr–May 1944
2-Month
4.94"
(125.48mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
-2.57"
(-65.27mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1942 1942
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1901
Mar–May 1944
3-Month
9.98"
(253.49mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-1.74"
(-44.20mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1941 1915
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1901
Feb–May 1944
4-Month
12.14"
(308.36mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
-3.02"
(-76.70mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1941 1915
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Jan–May 1944
5-Month
14.19"
(360.43mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
-4.91"
(-124.71mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1983
Dec 1943–May 1944
6-Month
15.60"
(396.24mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
-7.65"
(-194.31mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1979
Nov 1943–May 1944
7-Month
19.14"
(486.16mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
-8.27"
(-210.05mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1905 1985
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1984
Oct 1943–May 1944
8-Month
24.07"
(611.38mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
-6.87"
(-174.50mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1941 1905
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1984
Sep 1943–May 1944
9-Month
25.23"
(640.84mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
-9.31"
(-236.48mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1905 1966
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Aug 1943–May 1944
10-Month
27.44"
(696.98mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
-11.14"
(-282.95mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1985
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Jul 1943–May 1944
11-Month
30.66"
(778.76mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
-11.16"
(-283.47mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1966
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Jun 1943–May 1944
12-Month
32.41"
(823.21mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
-12.69"
(-322.33mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1966
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2010
Dec 1942–May 1944
18-Month
54.42"
(1,382.27mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
-13.95"
(-354.33mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1942 1966
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1984
Jun 1942–May 1944
24-Month
78.64"
(1,997.46mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
-11.58"
(-294.13mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1942 1966
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1984
Jun 1941–May 1944
36-Month
117.18"
(2,976.37mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
-18.23"
(-463.04mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1942 1966
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2007
Jun 1940–May 1944
48-Month
150.78"
(3,829.81mm)
180.65"
(4,588.51mm)
-29.87"
(-758.70mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1967
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2010
Jun 1939–May 1944
60-Month
195.29"
(4,960.37mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
-30.50"
(-774.70mm)
6th Driest Driest to Date 1966
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 22, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/