Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1985
1-Month
4.84"
(122.94mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1983 1903
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1948
Apr–May 1985
2-Month
6.36"
(161.54mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1976 1942
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1901
Mar–May 1985
3-Month
9.35"
(237.49mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-2.37"
(-60.20mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1981 1915
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1901
Ties: 1932
Feb–May 1985
4-Month
11.30"
(287.02mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
-3.86"
(-98.04mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1976 1915
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Jan–May 1985
5-Month
12.41"
(315.21mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
-6.69"
(-169.93mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Dec 1984–May 1985
6-Month
15.65"
(397.51mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
-7.60"
(-193.04mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1941
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1979
Nov 1984–May 1985
7-Month
18.00"
(457.20mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
-9.41"
(-239.01mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1985
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Oct 1984–May 1985
8-Month
22.28"
(565.91mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
-8.66"
(-219.97mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1966 1905
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Sep 1984–May 1985
9-Month
24.25"
(615.95mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
-10.29"
(-261.37mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Aug 1984–May 1985
10-Month
24.99"
(634.75mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
-13.59"
(-345.18mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1985
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jul 1984–May 1985
11-Month
30.74"
(780.80mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
-11.08"
(-281.43mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jun 1984–May 1985
12-Month
36.16"
(918.46mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
-8.94"
(-227.08mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
Dec 1983–May 1985
18-Month
69.21"
(1,757.93mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
0.84"
(21.33mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Ties: 1908
Jun 1983–May 1985
24-Month
93.53"
(2,375.66mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
3.31"
(84.07mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Jun 1982–May 1985
36-Month
156.54"
(3,976.12mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
21.13"
(536.71mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1983 1966
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2007
Jun 1981–May 1985
48-Month
200.92"
(5,103.37mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
20.28"
(515.11mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1984 1967
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2010
Jun 1980–May 1985
60-Month
234.82"
(5,964.43mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
9.03"
(229.36mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/