Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 1976

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1976
1-Month
2.95"
(74.93mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
-0.49"
(-12.45mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1975 1903
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1948
Apr–May 1976
2-Month
5.10"
(129.54mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
-2.41"
(-61.21mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1965 1942
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1901
Mar–May 1976
3-Month
8.41"
(213.61mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-3.31"
(-84.08mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1966 1915
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1901
Ties: 1926
Feb–May 1976
4-Month
11.24"
(285.50mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
-3.92"
(-99.56mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1965 1915
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1983
Jan–May 1976
5-Month
17.52"
(445.01mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1983
Dec 1975–May 1976
6-Month
22.37"
(568.20mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1979
Nov 1975–May 1976
7-Month
28.79"
(731.27mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
1.38"
(35.06mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1975 1985
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1984
Oct 1975–May 1976
8-Month
34.20"
(868.68mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
3.26"
(82.80mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1975 1905
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1984
Sep 1975–May 1976
9-Month
40.66"
(1,032.76mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
6.12"
(155.44mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1975 1966
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Aug 1975–May 1976
10-Month
44.12"
(1,120.65mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
5.54"
(140.72mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1975 1985
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jul 1975–May 1976
11-Month
47.59"
(1,208.79mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
5.77"
(146.56mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1975 1966
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jun 1975–May 1976
12-Month
51.89"
(1,318.01mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1975 1966
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2010
Dec 1974–May 1976
18-Month
75.49"
(1,917.45mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
7.12"
(180.85mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1975 1966
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1984
Jun 1974–May 1976
24-Month
95.17"
(2,417.32mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
4.95"
(125.73mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1975 1966
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1984
Jun 1973–May 1976
36-Month
143.74"
(3,651.00mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
8.33"
(211.59mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2007
Jun 1972–May 1976
48-Month
203.69"
(5,173.73mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
23.05"
(585.47mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1975 1967
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2010
Jun 1971–May 1976
60-Month
250.23"
(6,355.84mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
24.44"
(620.77mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1975 1966
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/