Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1986
1-Month
2.02"
(51.31mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
-1.42"
(-36.07mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1980 1903
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1948
Ties: 1956
Apr–May 1986
2-Month
3.88"
(98.55mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
-3.63"
(-92.20mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1942 1942
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1901
Mar–May 1986
3-Month
7.04"
(178.82mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-4.68"
(-118.87mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1965 1915
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1901
Feb–May 1986
4-Month
10.22"
(259.59mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
-4.94"
(-125.47mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1965 1915
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1983
Jan–May 1986
5-Month
15.69"
(398.53mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
-3.41"
(-86.61mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1985 1941
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Dec 1985–May 1986
6-Month
16.93"
(430.02mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
-6.32"
(-160.53mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1985 1941
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1979
Nov 1985–May 1986
7-Month
24.41"
(620.01mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
-3.00"
(-76.20mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Oct 1985–May 1986
8-Month
26.47"
(672.34mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
-4.47"
(-113.54mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1985 1905
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Sep 1985–May 1986
9-Month
29.12"
(739.65mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
-5.42"
(-137.67mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1985 1966
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Aug 1985–May 1986
10-Month
37.64"
(956.06mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
-0.94"
(-23.87mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jul 1985–May 1986
11-Month
40.97"
(1,040.64mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1985 1966
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Ties: 1959
Jun 1985–May 1986
12-Month
45.60"
(1,158.24mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1966
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
Dec 1984–May 1986
18-Month
61.25"
(1,555.75mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
-7.12"
(-180.85mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1984
Jun 1984–May 1986
24-Month
81.76"
(2,076.70mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
-8.46"
(-214.89mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1984
Jun 1983–May 1986
36-Month
139.13"
(3,533.90mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2007
Jun 1982–May 1986
48-Month
202.14"
(5,134.36mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
21.50"
(546.10mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1985 1967
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2010
Jun 1981–May 1986
60-Month
246.52"
(6,261.61mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
20.73"
(526.54mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1985 1966
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 19, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/