Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1962
1-Month
1.93"
(49.02mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
-1.51"
(-38.36mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1959 1903
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1948
Apr–May 1962
2-Month
5.53"
(140.46mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
-1.98"
(-50.29mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1956 1942
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1901
Mar–May 1962
3-Month
7.30"
(185.42mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-4.42"
(-112.27mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1941 1915
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1901
Feb–May 1962
4-Month
11.86"
(301.24mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
-3.30"
(-83.82mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1957 1915
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1983
Ties: 1895
Jan–May 1962
5-Month
16.42"
(417.07mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
-2.68"
(-68.07mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1957 1941
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1983
Dec 1961–May 1962
6-Month
19.86"
(504.44mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
-3.39"
(-86.11mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1959 1941
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1979
Nov 1961–May 1962
7-Month
23.15"
(588.01mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
-4.26"
(-108.20mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1985
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1984
Oct 1961–May 1962
8-Month
25.83"
(656.08mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
-5.11"
(-129.80mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1959 1905
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1984
Sep 1961–May 1962
9-Month
33.31"
(846.07mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
-1.23"
(-31.25mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1959 1966
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Aug 1961–May 1962
10-Month
37.54"
(953.52mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
-1.04"
(-26.41mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1985
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Ties: 1926
Jul 1961–May 1962
11-Month
39.88"
(1,012.95mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
-1.94"
(-49.28mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1957 1966
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Jun 1961–May 1962
12-Month
42.01"
(1,067.05mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
-3.09"
(-78.49mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1966
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2010
Dec 1960–May 1962
18-Month
67.02"
(1,702.31mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1984
Jun 1960–May 1962
24-Month
88.70"
(2,252.98mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1984
Jun 1959–May 1962
36-Month
137.89"
(3,502.41mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
2.48"
(63.00mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1959 1966
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2007
Jun 1958–May 1962
48-Month
181.31"
(4,605.27mm)
180.65"
(4,588.51mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1967
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2010
Jun 1957–May 1962
60-Month
227.21"
(5,771.13mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
1.42"
(36.06mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1961 1966
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/