Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 1954

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1954
1-Month
5.40"
(137.16mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
1.96"
(49.78mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1953 1903
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1948
Apr–May 1954
2-Month
10.43"
(264.92mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1953 1942
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1901
Mar–May 1954
3-Month
14.18"
(360.17mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
2.46"
(62.48mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1915
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1901
Ties: 1919, 1979
Feb–May 1954
4-Month
16.96"
(430.78mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1952 1915
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Jan–May 1954
5-Month
19.79"
(502.67mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1950 1941
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Dec 1953–May 1954
6-Month
25.13"
(638.30mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1941
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1979
Ties: 2020
Nov 1953–May 1954
7-Month
31.29"
(794.77mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
3.88"
(98.56mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1951 1985
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1984
Oct 1953–May 1954
8-Month
36.28"
(921.51mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
5.34"
(135.63mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1953 1905
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1984
Sep 1953–May 1954
9-Month
38.74"
(984.00mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1953 1966
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Aug 1953–May 1954
10-Month
42.27"
(1,073.66mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
3.69"
(93.73mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1952 1985
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jul 1953–May 1954
11-Month
46.71"
(1,186.43mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
4.89"
(124.20mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1953–May 1954
12-Month
47.67"
(1,210.82mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
2.57"
(65.28mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2010
Dec 1952–May 1954
18-Month
80.31"
(2,039.87mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
11.94"
(303.27mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1953 1966
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1984
Jun 1952–May 1954
24-Month
98.24"
(2,495.30mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
8.02"
(203.71mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1953 1966
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1984
Jun 1951–May 1954
36-Month
143.64"
(3,648.46mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
8.23"
(209.05mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1953 1966
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2007
Jun 1950–May 1954
48-Month
185.73"
(4,717.54mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
5.09"
(129.28mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1953 1967
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2010
Jun 1949–May 1954
60-Month
219.44"
(5,573.78mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
-6.35"
(-161.29mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1953 1966
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/