Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of August 2019. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 1952

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Driest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Wettest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1952
1-Month
3.65"
(92.71mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1950 1903
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1948
Apr–May 1952
2-Month
7.44"
(188.98mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
-0.07"
(-1.77mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1950 1942
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1901
Ties: 1914, 2016
Mar–May 1952
3-Month
11.83"
(300.48mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1950 1915
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1901
Feb–May 1952
4-Month
15.38"
(390.65mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1950 1915
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1983
Jan–May 1952
5-Month
20.05"
(509.27mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1951 1941
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1983
Dec 1951–May 1952
6-Month
24.87"
(631.70mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
1.62"
(41.15mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1951 1941
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1979
Nov 1951–May 1952
7-Month
32.61"
(828.29mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
5.20"
(132.08mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1951 1985
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1984
Oct 1951–May 1952
8-Month
35.89"
(911.61mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
4.95"
(125.73mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1951 1905
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1984
Sep 1951–May 1952
9-Month
37.89"
(962.41mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2019
Aug 1951–May 1952
10-Month
41.31"
(1,049.27mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
2.73"
(69.34mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1985
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Jul 1951–May 1952
11-Month
43.13"
(1,095.50mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
1.31"
(33.27mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2019
Jun 1951–May 1952
12-Month
45.40"
(1,153.16mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2010
Dec 1950–May 1952
18-Month
69.17"
(1,756.92mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1984
Jun 1950–May 1952
24-Month
87.49"
(2,222.25mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
-2.73"
(-69.34mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1984
Jun 1949–May 1952
36-Month
121.20"
(3,078.48mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
-14.21"
(-360.93mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2007
Jun 1948–May 1952
48-Month
161.76"
(4,108.70mm)
180.65"
(4,588.51mm)
-18.89"
(-479.81mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1947 1967
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2010
Jun 1947–May 1952
60-Month
210.16"
(5,338.06mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
-15.63"
(-397.01mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
106th 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 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/