Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 1945

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1945
1-Month
4.94"
(125.48mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1944 1903
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1948
Apr–May 1945
2-Month
7.81"
(198.37mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1944 1942
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1901
Mar–May 1945
3-Month
10.30"
(261.62mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-1.42"
(-36.07mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1915
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1901
Feb–May 1945
4-Month
14.06"
(357.12mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1944 1915
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1983
Jan–May 1945
5-Month
17.32"
(439.93mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1944 1941
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1983
Dec 1944–May 1945
6-Month
20.43"
(518.92mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
-2.82"
(-71.63mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1944 1941
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1979
Nov 1944–May 1945
7-Month
28.14"
(714.76mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
0.73"
(18.55mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1944 1985
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1984
Oct 1944–May 1945
8-Month
30.39"
(771.91mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1905
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1984
Ties: 2016
Sep 1944–May 1945
9-Month
37.74"
(958.60mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Aug 1944–May 1945
10-Month
39.38"
(1,000.25mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1944 1985
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019
Jul 1944–May 1945
11-Month
40.41"
(1,026.41mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
-1.41"
(-35.82mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Jun 1944–May 1945
12-Month
43.80"
(1,112.52mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2010
Dec 1943–May 1945
18-Month
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
-8.97"
(-227.84mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1984
Jun 1943–May 1945
24-Month
76.21"
(1,935.73mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
-14.01"
(-355.86mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1942 1966
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1984
Jun 1942–May 1945
36-Month
122.44"
(3,109.98mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
-12.97"
(-329.43mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2007
Jun 1941–May 1945
48-Month
160.98"
(4,088.89mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
-19.66"
(-499.37mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1944 1967
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2010
Jun 1940–May 1945
60-Month
194.58"
(4,942.33mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
-31.21"
(-792.74mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 1966
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/