Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1959
1-Month
1.74"
(44.20mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1955 1903
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1948
Apr–May 1959
2-Month
5.73"
(145.54mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1942
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1901
Mar–May 1959
3-Month
11.63"
(295.40mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1957 1915
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1901
Feb–May 1959
4-Month
14.92"
(378.97mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
-0.24"
(-6.09mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1915
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Ties: 1931
Jan–May 1959
5-Month
17.31"
(439.67mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
-1.79"
(-45.47mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1957 1941
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Dec 1958–May 1959
6-Month
19.00"
(482.60mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
-4.25"
(-107.95mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1957 1941
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1979
Nov 1958–May 1959
7-Month
22.15"
(562.61mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
-5.26"
(-133.60mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1957 1985
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Oct 1958–May 1959
8-Month
25.57"
(649.48mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
-5.37"
(-136.40mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1957 1905
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Sep 1958–May 1959
9-Month
30.61"
(777.49mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
-3.93"
(-99.83mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1957 1966
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Ties: 1992
Aug 1958–May 1959
10-Month
36.16"
(918.46mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
-2.42"
(-61.47mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1985
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jul 1958–May 1959
11-Month
40.97"
(1,040.64mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1957 1966
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Ties: 1986
Jun 1958–May 1959
12-Month
43.42"
(1,102.87mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
-1.68"
(-42.67mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1966
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2010
Dec 1957–May 1959
18-Month
75.73"
(1,923.54mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
7.36"
(186.94mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1984
Jun 1957–May 1959
24-Month
89.32"
(2,268.73mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1984
Jun 1956–May 1959
36-Month
126.35"
(3,209.29mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
-9.06"
(-230.12mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2007
Jun 1955–May 1959
48-Month
182.39"
(4,632.71mm)
180.65"
(4,588.51mm)
1.74"
(44.20mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1953 1967
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2010
Jun 1954–May 1959
60-Month
231.38"
(5,877.05mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
5.59"
(141.98mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/