Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1960
1-Month
3.89"
(98.81mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1959 1903
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1948
Apr–May 1960
2-Month
7.38"
(187.45mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1959 1942
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1901
Mar–May 1960
3-Month
10.52"
(267.21mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1957 1915
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1901
Feb–May 1960
4-Month
15.94"
(404.88mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
0.78"
(19.82mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1959 1915
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Jan–May 1960
5-Month
19.26"
(489.20mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1959 1941
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Dec 1959–May 1960
6-Month
23.65"
(600.71mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1941
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1979
Nov 1959–May 1960
7-Month
28.42"
(721.87mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
1.01"
(25.66mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1959 1985
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Oct 1959–May 1960
8-Month
33.90"
(861.06mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
2.96"
(75.18mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1959 1905
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Sep 1959–May 1960
9-Month
34.88"
(885.95mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
0.34"
(8.63mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1959 1966
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Aug 1959–May 1960
10-Month
37.99"
(964.95mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
-0.59"
(-14.98mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1959 1985
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jul 1959–May 1960
11-Month
43.48"
(1,104.39mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
1.66"
(42.16mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1966
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Ties: 1994
Jun 1959–May 1960
12-Month
49.19"
(1,249.43mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
4.09"
(103.89mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1966
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2010
Dec 1958–May 1960
18-Month
68.19"
(1,732.03mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1984
Jun 1958–May 1960
24-Month
92.61"
(2,352.29mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
2.39"
(60.70mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1959 1966
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1984
Jun 1957–May 1960
36-Month
138.51"
(3,518.15mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1959 1966
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2007
Jun 1956–May 1960
48-Month
175.54"
(4,458.72mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
-5.10"
(-129.54mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1953 1967
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2010
Jun 1955–May 1960
60-Month
231.58"
(5,882.13mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
5.79"
(147.06mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1959 1966
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 19, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/