Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1970
1-Month
3.35"
(85.09mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1903
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1948
Apr–May 1970
2-Month
7.33"
(186.18mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1968 1942
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1901
Mar–May 1970
3-Month
12.01"
(305.05mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
0.29"
(7.36mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1969 1915
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1901
Feb–May 1970
4-Month
17.39"
(441.71mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
2.23"
(56.65mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1915
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1983
Ties: 1973
Jan–May 1970
5-Month
18.33"
(465.58mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1983
Dec 1969–May 1970
6-Month
27.80"
(706.12mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
4.55"
(115.57mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1979
Nov 1969–May 1970
7-Month
34.51"
(876.55mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
7.10"
(180.34mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1969 1985
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Oct 1969–May 1970
8-Month
36.80"
(934.72mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
5.86"
(148.84mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1969 1905
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Sep 1969–May 1970
9-Month
41.30"
(1,049.02mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
6.76"
(171.70mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Aug 1969–May 1970
10-Month
44.45"
(1,129.03mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
5.87"
(149.10mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1985
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Jul 1969–May 1970
11-Month
48.11"
(1,221.99mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
6.29"
(159.76mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Jun 1969–May 1970
12-Month
49.52"
(1,257.81mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
4.42"
(112.27mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2010
Dec 1968–May 1970
18-Month
73.08"
(1,856.23mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
4.71"
(119.63mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1984
Jun 1968–May 1970
24-Month
91.93"
(2,335.02mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1984
Jun 1967–May 1970
36-Month
136.62"
(3,470.15mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
1.21"
(30.74mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2007
Jun 1966–May 1970
48-Month
180.35"
(4,580.89mm)
180.65"
(4,588.51mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2010
Jun 1965–May 1970
60-Month
210.91"
(5,357.11mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
-14.88"
(-377.96mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1964 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/