Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1946
1-Month
4.90"
(124.46mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
1.46"
(37.08mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1944 1903
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1948
Apr–May 1946
2-Month
7.48"
(189.99mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1944 1942
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1901
Mar–May 1946
3-Month
9.39"
(238.51mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-2.33"
(-59.18mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1941 1915
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1901
Feb–May 1946
4-Month
12.01"
(305.05mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
-3.15"
(-80.01mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1915
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Jan–May 1946
5-Month
15.47"
(392.94mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
-3.63"
(-92.20mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1944 1941
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Dec 1945–May 1946
6-Month
21.84"
(554.74mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
-1.41"
(-35.81mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1945 1941
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1979
Nov 1945–May 1946
7-Month
28.92"
(734.57mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
1.51"
(38.36mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1945 1985
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1984
Oct 1945–May 1946
8-Month
31.51"
(800.35mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
0.57"
(14.47mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1945 1905
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1984
Sep 1945–May 1946
9-Month
33.41"
(848.61mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
-1.13"
(-28.71mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Aug 1945–May 1946
10-Month
36.77"
(933.96mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
-1.81"
(-45.97mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1944 1985
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Jul 1945–May 1946
11-Month
38.88"
(987.55mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
-2.94"
(-74.68mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Jun 1945–May 1946
12-Month
43.00"
(1,092.20mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
-2.10"
(-53.34mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2010
Dec 1944–May 1946
18-Month
63.43"
(1,611.12mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
-4.94"
(-125.48mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1984
Jun 1944–May 1946
24-Month
86.80"
(2,204.72mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
-3.42"
(-86.87mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1984
Jun 1943–May 1946
36-Month
119.21"
(3,027.93mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
-16.20"
(-411.48mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2007
Jun 1942–May 1946
48-Month
165.44"
(4,202.18mm)
180.65"
(4,588.51mm)
-15.21"
(-386.33mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1945 1967
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2010
Ties: 1911
Jun 1941–May 1946
60-Month
203.98"
(5,181.09mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
-21.81"
(-553.98mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 11, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/