Climate at a Glance

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 1969

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1969
1-Month
3.00"
(76.20mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1965 1903
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1948
Apr–May 1969
2-Month
7.57"
(192.28mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
0.06"
(1.53mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1968 1942
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1901
Ties: 1900
Mar–May 1969
3-Month
10.89"
(276.61mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1966 1915
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1901
Feb–May 1969
4-Month
15.48"
(393.19mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1915
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1983
Jan–May 1969
5-Month
17.35"
(440.69mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1966 1941
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1983
Dec 1968–May 1969
6-Month
23.56"
(598.42mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1966 1941
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1979
Nov 1968–May 1969
7-Month
29.76"
(755.90mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1968 1985
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Oct 1968–May 1969
8-Month
31.96"
(811.78mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
1.02"
(25.90mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1905
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1984
Sep 1968–May 1969
9-Month
33.66"
(854.96mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
-0.88"
(-22.36mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Aug 1968–May 1969
10-Month
35.34"
(897.64mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
-3.24"
(-82.29mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1966 1985
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Jul 1968–May 1969
11-Month
36.73"
(932.94mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
-5.09"
(-129.29mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Jun 1968–May 1969
12-Month
42.41"
(1,077.21mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
-2.69"
(-68.33mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2010
Dec 1967–May 1969
18-Month
67.27"
(1,708.66mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1967 1966
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1984
Jun 1967–May 1969
24-Month
87.10"
(2,212.34mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
-3.12"
(-79.25mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1967 1966
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1984
Jun 1966–May 1969
36-Month
130.83"
(3,323.08mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
-4.58"
(-116.33mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1966
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2007
Jun 1965–May 1969
48-Month
161.39"
(4,099.31mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
-19.25"
(-488.95mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1968 1967
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2010
Jun 1964–May 1969
60-Month
194.27"
(4,934.46mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
-31.52"
(-800.61mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1968 1966
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 7, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/