Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 1983

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1983
1-Month
4.55"
(115.57mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1982 1903
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1948
Apr–May 1983
2-Month
15.14"
(384.56mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
7.63"
(193.81mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1982 1942
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1901
Mar–May 1983
3-Month
23.15"
(588.01mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
11.43"
(290.32mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1982 1915
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1901
Feb–May 1983
4-Month
27.94"
(709.68mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
12.78"
(324.62mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1982 1915
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jan–May 1983
5-Month
32.54"
(826.52mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
13.44"
(341.38mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1982 1941
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Dec 1982–May 1983
6-Month
34.55"
(877.57mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
11.30"
(287.02mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1941
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1979
Nov 1982–May 1983
7-Month
38.87"
(987.30mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
11.46"
(291.09mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1985
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Oct 1982–May 1983
8-Month
42.04"
(1,067.82mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
11.10"
(281.94mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1982 1905
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Sep 1982–May 1983
9-Month
45.43"
(1,153.92mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
10.89"
(276.60mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Aug 1982–May 1983
10-Month
48.40"
(1,229.36mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
9.82"
(249.43mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1982 1985
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jul 1982–May 1983
11-Month
51.31"
(1,303.27mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
9.49"
(241.04mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jun 1982–May 1983
12-Month
63.01"
(1,600.45mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
17.91"
(454.91mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Dec 1981–May 1983
18-Month
88.10"
(2,237.74mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
19.73"
(501.14mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Jun 1981–May 1983
24-Month
107.39"
(2,727.71mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
17.17"
(436.12mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1984
Jun 1980–May 1983
36-Month
141.29"
(3,588.77mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
5.88"
(149.36mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2007
Jun 1979–May 1983
48-Month
184.67"
(4,690.62mm)
180.65"
(4,588.51mm)
4.02"
(102.11mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1982 1967
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2010
Jun 1978–May 1983
60-Month
238.62"
(6,060.95mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
12.83"
(325.88mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/