Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 1990

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1990
1-Month
6.21"
(157.73mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
2.77"
(70.35mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1989 1903
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1948
Apr–May 1990
2-Month
11.50"
(292.10mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1989 1942
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1901
Mar–May 1990
3-Month
13.49"
(342.65mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
1.77"
(44.96mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1988 1915
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1901
Feb–May 1990
4-Month
16.84"
(427.74mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
1.68"
(42.68mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1988 1915
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1983
Jan–May 1990
5-Month
22.11"
(561.59mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
3.01"
(76.45mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1989 1941
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Dec 1989–May 1990
6-Month
23.47"
(596.14mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1989 1941
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1979
Nov 1989–May 1990
7-Month
28.98"
(736.09mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1989 1985
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1984
Oct 1989–May 1990
8-Month
36.33"
(922.78mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
5.39"
(136.90mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1989 1905
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1984
Sep 1989–May 1990
9-Month
41.08"
(1,043.43mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
6.54"
(166.11mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1989 1966
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Aug 1989–May 1990
10-Month
47.23"
(1,199.64mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
8.65"
(219.71mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1989 1985
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jul 1989–May 1990
11-Month
53.13"
(1,349.50mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
11.31"
(287.27mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1989 1966
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jun 1989–May 1990
12-Month
58.36"
(1,482.34mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
13.26"
(336.80mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1989 1966
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2010
Dec 1988–May 1990
18-Month
78.45"
(1,992.63mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
10.08"
(256.03mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1989 1966
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Jun 1988–May 1990
24-Month
101.77"
(2,584.96mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1989 1966
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Jun 1987–May 1990
36-Month
141.77"
(3,600.96mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
6.36"
(161.55mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1989 1966
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2007
Jun 1986–May 1990
48-Month
195.87"
(4,975.10mm)
180.65"
(4,588.51mm)
15.22"
(386.59mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1989 1967
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2010
Jun 1985–May 1990
60-Month
241.47"
(6,133.34mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
15.68"
(398.27mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1989 1966
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 23, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/