Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1980
1-Month
1.72"
(43.69mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
-1.72"
(-43.69mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1964 1903
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1948
Apr–May 1980
2-Month
7.24"
(183.90mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
-0.27"
(-6.85mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1977 1942
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1901
Mar–May 1980
3-Month
15.33"
(389.38mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1979 1915
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1901
Feb–May 1980
4-Month
16.42"
(417.07mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
1.26"
(32.01mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1915
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1983
Jan–May 1980
5-Month
17.77"
(451.36mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1976 1941
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1983
Dec 1979–May 1980
6-Month
19.68"
(499.87mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
-3.57"
(-90.68mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1966 1941
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1979
Nov 1979–May 1980
7-Month
24.09"
(611.89mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
-3.32"
(-84.32mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1984
Oct 1979–May 1980
8-Month
28.03"
(711.96mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
-2.91"
(-73.92mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1966 1905
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1984
Sep 1979–May 1980
9-Month
32.09"
(815.09mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
-2.45"
(-62.23mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Aug 1979–May 1980
10-Month
39.66"
(1,007.36mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jul 1979–May 1980
11-Month
42.04"
(1,067.82mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jun 1979–May 1980
12-Month
43.38"
(1,101.85mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
-1.72"
(-43.69mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2010
Dec 1978–May 1980
18-Month
78.31"
(1,989.07mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
9.94"
(252.47mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1984
Jun 1978–May 1980
24-Month
97.33"
(2,472.18mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
7.11"
(180.59mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1984
Jun 1977–May 1980
36-Month
153.48"
(3,898.39mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
18.07"
(458.98mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1979 1966
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2007
Jun 1976–May 1980
48-Month
196.79"
(4,998.47mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
16.15"
(410.21mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1978 1967
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2010
Jun 1975–May 1980
60-Month
248.68"
(6,316.47mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
22.89"
(581.40mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1979 1966
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/