Climate at a Glance

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1987
1-Month
1.96"
(49.78mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
-1.48"
(-37.60mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1980 1903
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1948
Ties: 1942
Apr–May 1987
2-Month
10.25"
(260.35mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1986 1942
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1901
Mar–May 1987
3-Month
15.01"
(381.25mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
3.29"
(83.56mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1986 1915
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1901
Feb–May 1987
4-Month
15.67"
(398.02mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
0.51"
(12.96mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1986 1915
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Jan–May 1987
5-Month
21.20"
(538.48mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Dec 1986–May 1987
6-Month
28.80"
(731.52mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
5.55"
(140.97mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1979
Nov 1986–May 1987
7-Month
35.69"
(906.53mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
8.28"
(210.32mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1986 1985
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Oct 1986–May 1987
8-Month
38.50"
(977.90mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1986 1905
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Sep 1986–May 1987
9-Month
39.46"
(1,002.28mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
4.92"
(124.96mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Aug 1986–May 1987
10-Month
43.77"
(1,111.76mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
5.19"
(131.83mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1986 1985
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jul 1986–May 1987
11-Month
49.54"
(1,258.32mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
7.72"
(196.09mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jun 1986–May 1987
12-Month
54.10"
(1,374.14mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
9.00"
(228.60mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
Dec 1985–May 1987
18-Month
71.03"
(1,804.16mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Jun 1985–May 1987
24-Month
99.70"
(2,532.38mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
9.48"
(240.79mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Jun 1984–May 1987
36-Month
135.86"
(3,450.84mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2007
Jun 1983–May 1987
48-Month
193.23"
(4,908.04mm)
180.65"
(4,588.51mm)
12.58"
(319.53mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1983 1967
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2010
Jun 1982–May 1987
60-Month
256.24"
(6,508.50mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
30.45"
(773.43mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 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/