Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 1963

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1963
1-Month
4.03"
(102.36mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
0.59"
(14.98mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1962 1903
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1948
Apr–May 1963
2-Month
5.47"
(138.94mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
-2.04"
(-51.81mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1956 1942
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1901
Mar–May 1963
3-Month
9.26"
(235.20mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-2.46"
(-62.49mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1962 1915
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1901
Feb–May 1963
4-Month
12.46"
(316.48mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
-2.70"
(-68.58mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1962 1915
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1983
Jan–May 1963
5-Month
15.73"
(399.54mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
-3.37"
(-85.60mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1957 1941
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1983
Dec 1962–May 1963
6-Month
18.90"
(480.06mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
-4.35"
(-110.49mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1957 1941
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1979
Nov 1962–May 1963
7-Month
23.44"
(595.38mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
-3.97"
(-100.83mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1962 1985
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1984
Oct 1962–May 1963
8-Month
30.87"
(784.10mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1962 1905
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1984
Sep 1962–May 1963
9-Month
34.28"
(870.71mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
-0.26"
(-6.61mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1962 1966
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Aug 1962–May 1963
10-Month
38.05"
(966.47mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1962 1985
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Jul 1962–May 1963
11-Month
39.77"
(1,010.16mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
-2.05"
(-52.07mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1957 1966
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Jun 1962–May 1963
12-Month
44.56"
(1,131.82mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1962 1966
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2010
Dec 1961–May 1963
18-Month
64.42"
(1,636.27mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
-3.95"
(-100.33mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1984
Jun 1961–May 1963
24-Month
86.57"
(2,198.88mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
-3.65"
(-92.71mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1984
Jun 1960–May 1963
36-Month
133.26"
(3,384.80mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1966
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2007
Jun 1959–May 1963
48-Month
182.45"
(4,634.23mm)
180.65"
(4,588.51mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1962 1967
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2010
Jun 1958–May 1963
60-Month
225.87"
(5,737.10mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1961 1966
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/