Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1951
1-Month
4.21"
(106.93mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
0.77"
(19.55mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1950 1903
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1948
Ties: 1924
Apr–May 1951
2-Month
7.49"
(190.25mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
-0.02"
(-0.50mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1950 1942
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1901
Mar–May 1951
3-Month
12.23"
(310.64mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1950 1915
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1901
Feb–May 1951
4-Month
16.10"
(408.94mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
0.94"
(23.88mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1950 1915
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1983
Jan–May 1951
5-Month
19.98"
(507.49mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1950 1941
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1983
Dec 1950–May 1951
6-Month
23.77"
(603.76mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1950 1941
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1979
Nov 1950–May 1951
7-Month
29.73"
(755.14mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1950 1985
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1984
Oct 1950–May 1951
8-Month
31.73"
(805.94mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
0.79"
(20.06mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1950 1905
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1984
Sep 1950–May 1951
9-Month
33.45"
(849.63mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
-1.09"
(-27.69mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1950 1966
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2019
Aug 1950–May 1951
10-Month
37.95"
(963.93mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1950 1985
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2019
Jul 1950–May 1951
11-Month
39.68"
(1,007.87mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
-2.14"
(-54.36mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1950 1966
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2019
Jun 1950–May 1951
12-Month
42.09"
(1,069.09mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
-3.01"
(-76.45mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1950 1966
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2010
Dec 1949–May 1951
18-Month
61.85"
(1,570.99mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
-6.52"
(-165.61mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1950 1966
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1984
Jun 1949–May 1951
24-Month
75.80"
(1,925.32mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
-14.42"
(-366.27mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1950 1966
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1984
Jun 1948–May 1951
36-Month
116.36"
(2,955.54mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
-19.05"
(-483.87mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1932 1966
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2007
Jun 1947–May 1951
48-Month
164.76"
(4,184.90mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
-15.88"
(-403.36mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1950 1967
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2010
Jun 1946–May 1951
60-Month
206.16"
(5,236.46mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
-19.63"
(-498.61mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1946 1966
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/