Climate at a Glance

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 1966

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1966
1-Month
4.42"
(112.27mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1965 1903
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1948
Apr–May 1966
2-Month
5.77"
(146.56mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
-1.74"
(-44.19mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1965 1942
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1901
Mar–May 1966
3-Month
8.18"
(207.77mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-3.54"
(-89.92mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1965 1915
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1901
Feb–May 1966
4-Month
11.70"
(297.18mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
-3.46"
(-87.88mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1965 1915
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1983
Jan–May 1966
5-Month
15.18"
(385.57mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
-3.92"
(-99.57mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1965 1941
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1983
Dec 1965–May 1966
6-Month
16.81"
(426.97mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
-6.44"
(-163.58mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1944 1941
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1979
Nov 1965–May 1966
7-Month
18.83"
(478.28mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
-8.58"
(-217.93mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1985
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1984
Oct 1965–May 1966
8-Month
21.52"
(546.61mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
-9.42"
(-239.27mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1925 1905
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1984
Sep 1965–May 1966
9-Month
23.93"
(607.82mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
-10.61"
(-269.50mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1966
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Aug 1965–May 1966
10-Month
26.67"
(677.42mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
-11.91"
(-302.51mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1985
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Jul 1965–May 1966
11-Month
28.55"
(725.17mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
-13.27"
(-337.06mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1966
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Jun 1965–May 1966
12-Month
30.56"
(776.22mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
-14.54"
(-369.32mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1966
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2010
Dec 1964–May 1966
18-Month
48.55"
(1,233.17mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
-19.82"
(-503.43mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1966
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1984
Jun 1964–May 1966
24-Month
63.44"
(1,611.38mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
-26.78"
(-680.21mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1966
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1984
Jun 1963–May 1966
36-Month
103.80"
(2,636.52mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
-31.61"
(-802.89mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1966
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2007
Jun 1962–May 1966
48-Month
148.36"
(3,768.34mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
-32.28"
(-819.92mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1967
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2010
Jun 1961–May 1966
60-Month
190.37"
(4,835.40mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
-35.42"
(-899.67mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1966
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/