Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1955
1-Month
1.54"
(39.12mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1944 1903
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1948
Apr–May 1955
2-Month
4.83"
(122.68mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
-2.68"
(-68.07mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1942 1942
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1901
Mar–May 1955
3-Month
9.11"
(231.39mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-2.61"
(-66.30mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1941 1915
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1901
Feb–May 1955
4-Month
13.51"
(343.15mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
-1.65"
(-41.91mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1950 1915
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1983
Ties: 1950
Jan–May 1955
5-Month
14.29"
(362.97mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
-4.81"
(-122.17mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1944 1941
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1983
Dec 1954–May 1955
6-Month
20.19"
(512.83mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
-3.06"
(-77.72mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1950 1941
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1979
Nov 1954–May 1955
7-Month
25.26"
(641.60mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1950 1985
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1984
Oct 1954–May 1955
8-Month
27.77"
(705.36mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
-3.17"
(-80.52mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1950 1905
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1984
Sep 1954–May 1955
9-Month
35.87"
(911.10mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Aug 1954–May 1955
10-Month
44.06"
(1,119.12mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
5.48"
(139.19mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1954 1985
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jul 1954–May 1955
11-Month
46.84"
(1,189.74mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
5.02"
(127.51mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1954–May 1955
12-Month
48.99"
(1,244.35mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2010
Dec 1953–May 1955
18-Month
74.12"
(1,882.65mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
5.75"
(146.05mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1984
Jun 1953–May 1955
24-Month
96.66"
(2,455.16mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
6.44"
(163.57mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1953 1966
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1984
Jun 1952–May 1955
36-Month
147.23"
(3,739.64mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
11.82"
(300.23mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2007
Jun 1951–May 1955
48-Month
192.63"
(4,892.80mm)
180.65"
(4,588.51mm)
11.98"
(304.29mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1954 1967
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2010
Jun 1950–May 1955
60-Month
234.72"
(5,961.89mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
8.93"
(226.82mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/