Climate at a Glance

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1989
1-Month
5.44"
(138.18mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1988 1903
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1948
Apr–May 1989
2-Month
10.48"
(266.19mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
2.97"
(75.44mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1988 1942
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1901
Mar–May 1989
3-Month
14.36"
(364.74mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
2.64"
(67.05mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1988 1915
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1901
Feb–May 1989
4-Month
17.21"
(437.13mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1988 1915
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Jan–May 1989
5-Month
18.75"
(476.25mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1988 1941
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1983
Dec 1988–May 1989
6-Month
20.09"
(510.29mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
-3.16"
(-80.26mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1979
Nov 1988–May 1989
7-Month
28.47"
(723.14mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
1.06"
(26.93mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1988 1985
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1984
Oct 1988–May 1989
8-Month
31.18"
(791.97mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
0.24"
(6.09mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1988 1905
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1984
Sep 1988–May 1989
9-Month
33.57"
(852.68mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Aug 1988–May 1989
10-Month
34.90"
(886.46mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
-3.68"
(-93.47mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Jul 1988–May 1989
11-Month
41.74"
(1,060.20mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1988 1966
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jun 1988–May 1989
12-Month
43.41"
(1,102.61mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
-1.69"
(-42.93mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1988 1966
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2010
Dec 1987–May 1989
18-Month
64.50"
(1,638.30mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
-3.87"
(-98.30mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1984
Jun 1987–May 1989
24-Month
83.41"
(2,118.61mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
-6.81"
(-172.98mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1984
Jun 1986–May 1989
36-Month
137.51"
(3,492.75mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1987 1966
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2007
Jun 1985–May 1989
48-Month
183.11"
(4,650.99mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
2.47"
(62.73mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1988 1967
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2010
Jun 1984–May 1989
60-Month
219.27"
(5,569.46mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
-6.52"
(-165.61mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 29, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/