Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1974
1-Month
3.29"
(83.57mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1969 1903
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1948
Apr–May 1974
2-Month
6.67"
(169.42mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
-0.84"
(-21.33mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1968 1942
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1901
Mar–May 1974
3-Month
11.29"
(286.77mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1971 1915
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1901
Feb–May 1974
4-Month
14.02"
(356.11mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
-1.14"
(-28.95mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1966 1915
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Jan–May 1974
5-Month
18.43"
(468.12mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Ties: 1897
Dec 1973–May 1974
6-Month
26.71"
(678.43mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
3.46"
(87.88mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1979
Nov 1973–May 1974
7-Month
29.12"
(739.65mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
1.71"
(43.44mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1971 1985
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1984
Oct 1973–May 1974
8-Month
32.35"
(821.69mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
1.41"
(35.81mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1971 1905
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1984
Sep 1973–May 1974
9-Month
36.31"
(922.27mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
1.77"
(44.95mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Ties: 1896
Aug 1973–May 1974
10-Month
40.18"
(1,020.57mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1971 1985
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jul 1973–May 1974
11-Month
44.54"
(1,131.32mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
2.72"
(69.09mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jun 1973–May 1974
12-Month
48.57"
(1,233.68mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
3.47"
(88.14mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2010
Dec 1972–May 1974
18-Month
76.56"
(1,944.62mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
8.19"
(208.02mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1984
Jun 1972–May 1974
24-Month
108.52"
(2,756.41mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
18.30"
(464.82mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1973 1966
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1984
Jun 1971–May 1974
36-Month
155.06"
(3,938.52mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
19.65"
(499.11mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1973 1966
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2007
Jun 1970–May 1974
48-Month
198.01"
(5,029.45mm)
180.65"
(4,588.51mm)
17.36"
(440.94mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2010
Jun 1969–May 1974
60-Month
247.53"
(6,287.26mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
21.74"
(552.19mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1973 1966
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/