Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 1957

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1957
1-Month
1.78"
(45.21mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
-1.66"
(-42.17mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1955 1903
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1948
Apr–May 1957
2-Month
6.02"
(152.91mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
-1.49"
(-37.84mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1956 1942
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1901
Mar–May 1957
3-Month
9.14"
(232.16mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-2.58"
(-65.53mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1915
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1901
Feb–May 1957
4-Month
10.77"
(273.56mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
-4.39"
(-111.50mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1941 1915
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1983
Jan–May 1957
5-Month
13.07"
(331.98mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
-6.03"
(-153.16mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1983
Dec 1956–May 1957
6-Month
18.15"
(461.01mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
-5.10"
(-129.54mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1944 1941
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1979
Nov 1956–May 1957
7-Month
22.05"
(560.07mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
-5.36"
(-136.14mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1944 1985
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1984
Oct 1956–May 1957
8-Month
25.02"
(635.51mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
-5.92"
(-150.37mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1950 1905
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1984
Sep 1956–May 1957
9-Month
28.47"
(723.14mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
-6.07"
(-154.18mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Aug 1956–May 1957
10-Month
29.89"
(759.21mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
-8.69"
(-220.72mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1944 1985
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Jul 1956–May 1957
11-Month
34.84"
(884.94mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
-6.98"
(-177.29mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1950 1966
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Jun 1956–May 1957
12-Month
37.03"
(940.56mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
-8.07"
(-204.98mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1950 1966
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2010
Dec 1955–May 1957
18-Month
58.06"
(1,474.72mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
-10.31"
(-261.88mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1950 1966
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1984
Jun 1955–May 1957
24-Month
93.07"
(2,363.98mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
2.85"
(72.39mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1984
Jun 1954–May 1957
36-Month
142.06"
(3,608.32mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
6.65"
(168.91mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1953 1966
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2007
Jun 1953–May 1957
48-Month
189.73"
(4,819.14mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
9.09"
(230.88mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1954 1967
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2010
Jun 1952–May 1957
60-Month
240.30"
(6,103.62mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
14.51"
(368.55mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 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/