Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 1982

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1982
1-Month
2.19"
(55.63mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1980 1903
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1948
Apr–May 1982
2-Month
6.57"
(166.88mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
-0.94"
(-23.87mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1976 1942
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1901
Mar–May 1982
3-Month
9.74"
(247.40mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-1.98"
(-50.29mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1981 1915
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1901
Feb–May 1982
4-Month
12.82"
(325.63mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
-2.34"
(-59.43mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1976 1915
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1983
Jan–May 1982
5-Month
18.39"
(467.11mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1981 1941
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1983
Dec 1981–May 1982
6-Month
25.09"
(637.29mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
1.84"
(46.74mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1981 1941
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1979
Nov 1981–May 1982
7-Month
28.55"
(725.17mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1981 1985
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1984
Oct 1981–May 1982
8-Month
32.82"
(833.63mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1981 1905
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1984
Sep 1981–May 1982
9-Month
36.20"
(919.48mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
1.66"
(42.16mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Aug 1981–May 1982
10-Month
37.55"
(953.77mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1981 1985
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jul 1981–May 1982
11-Month
40.81"
(1,036.57mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
-1.01"
(-25.66mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jun 1981–May 1982
12-Month
44.38"
(1,127.25mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2010
Dec 1980–May 1982
18-Month
60.18"
(1,528.57mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
-8.19"
(-208.03mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1984
Jun 1980–May 1982
24-Month
78.28"
(1,988.31mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
-11.94"
(-303.28mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1984
Jun 1979–May 1982
36-Month
121.66"
(3,090.16mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
-13.75"
(-349.25mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1968 1966
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2007
Jun 1978–May 1982
48-Month
175.61"
(4,460.49mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
-5.03"
(-127.77mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2010
Jun 1977–May 1982
60-Month
231.76"
(5,886.70mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
5.97"
(151.63mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/