Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1950
1-Month
3.02"
(76.71mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1903
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1948
Apr–May 1950
2-Month
6.12"
(155.45mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
-1.39"
(-35.30mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1944 1942
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1901
Mar–May 1950
3-Month
9.64"
(244.86mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-2.08"
(-52.83mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1946 1915
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1901
Feb–May 1950
4-Month
13.51"
(343.15mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
-1.65"
(-41.91mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1946 1915
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1983
Ties: 1955
Jan–May 1950
5-Month
17.10"
(434.34mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
-2.00"
(-50.80mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1946 1941
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1983
Dec 1949–May 1950
6-Month
19.76"
(501.90mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
-3.49"
(-88.65mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1944 1941
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1979
Nov 1949–May 1950
7-Month
22.99"
(583.95mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
-4.42"
(-112.26mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1947 1985
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1984
Oct 1949–May 1950
8-Month
24.81"
(630.17mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
-6.13"
(-155.71mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1947 1905
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1984
Sep 1949–May 1950
9-Month
29.10"
(739.14mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
-5.44"
(-138.18mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Aug 1949–May 1950
10-Month
32.04"
(813.82mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
-6.54"
(-166.11mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1944 1985
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jul 1949–May 1950
11-Month
33.56"
(852.42mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
-8.26"
(-209.81mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jun 1949–May 1950
12-Month
33.71"
(856.23mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
-11.39"
(-289.31mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2010
Dec 1948–May 1950
18-Month
54.59"
(1,386.59mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
-13.78"
(-350.01mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1984
Jun 1948–May 1950
24-Month
74.27"
(1,886.46mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
-15.95"
(-405.13mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1942 1966
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1984
Jun 1947–May 1950
36-Month
122.67"
(3,115.82mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
-12.74"
(-323.59mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1946 1966
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2007
Jun 1946–May 1950
48-Month
164.07"
(4,167.38mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
-16.57"
(-420.88mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1947 1967
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2010
Jun 1945–May 1950
60-Month
207.07"
(5,259.58mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
-18.72"
(-475.49mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/