Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1961
1-Month
4.99"
(126.75mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1960 1903
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1948
Apr–May 1961
2-Month
11.11"
(282.19mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
3.60"
(91.44mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1960 1942
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1901
Mar–May 1961
3-Month
14.73"
(374.14mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
3.01"
(76.45mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1960 1915
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1901
Feb–May 1961
4-Month
18.32"
(465.33mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
3.16"
(80.27mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1960 1915
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Ties: 1909
Jan–May 1961
5-Month
20.83"
(529.08mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
1.73"
(43.94mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1960 1941
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Dec 1960–May 1961
6-Month
25.01"
(635.25mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
1.76"
(44.70mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1960 1941
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1979
Nov 1960–May 1961
7-Month
28.23"
(717.04mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1959 1985
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1984
Oct 1960–May 1961
8-Month
30.94"
(785.88mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1959 1905
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1984
Ties: 1936
Sep 1960–May 1961
9-Month
37.86"
(961.64mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
3.32"
(84.32mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1960 1966
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Aug 1960–May 1961
10-Month
39.62"
(1,006.35mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
1.04"
(26.42mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1960 1985
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jul 1960–May 1961
11-Month
44.91"
(1,140.71mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
3.09"
(78.48mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1960 1966
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jun 1960–May 1961
12-Month
46.69"
(1,185.93mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1959 1966
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2010
Dec 1959–May 1961
18-Month
70.34"
(1,786.64mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
1.97"
(50.04mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1960 1966
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1984
Jun 1959–May 1961
24-Month
95.88"
(2,435.35mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
5.66"
(143.76mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1960 1966
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1984
Jun 1958–May 1961
36-Month
139.30"
(3,538.22mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1960 1966
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2007
Jun 1957–May 1961
48-Month
185.20"
(4,704.08mm)
180.65"
(4,588.51mm)
4.55"
(115.57mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1960 1967
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2010
Ties: 1936
Jun 1956–May 1961
60-Month
222.23"
(5,644.64mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
-3.56"
(-90.43mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 21, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/