Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 1991

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1991
1-Month
3.19"
(81.03mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1988 1903
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1948
Apr–May 1991
2-Month
7.31"
(185.67mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1988 1942
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1901
Mar–May 1991
3-Month
13.18"
(334.77mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
1.46"
(37.08mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1988 1915
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1901
Feb–May 1991
4-Month
15.30"
(388.62mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1986 1915
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1983
Jan–May 1991
5-Month
18.65"
(473.71mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1988 1941
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1983
Dec 1990–May 1991
6-Month
23.86"
(606.04mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1990 1941
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1979
Nov 1990–May 1991
7-Month
26.14"
(663.96mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
-1.27"
(-32.25mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1988 1985
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1984
Oct 1990–May 1991
8-Month
32.36"
(821.94mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
1.42"
(36.06mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1989 1905
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1984
Sep 1990–May 1991
9-Month
34.73"
(882.14mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
0.19"
(4.82mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1989 1966
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2019
Aug 1990–May 1991
10-Month
40.15"
(1,019.81mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1989 1985
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2019
Jul 1990–May 1991
11-Month
45.13"
(1,146.30mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
3.31"
(84.07mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1989 1966
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2019
Jun 1990–May 1991
12-Month
46.53"
(1,181.86mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
1.43"
(36.32mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1989 1966
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2010
Dec 1989–May 1991
18-Month
70.00"
(1,778.00mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
1.63"
(41.40mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1989 1966
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1984
Jun 1989–May 1991
24-Month
104.89"
(2,664.21mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
14.67"
(372.62mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1990 1966
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Jun 1988–May 1991
36-Month
148.30"
(3,766.82mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
12.89"
(327.41mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1990 1966
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2007
Jun 1987–May 1991
48-Month
188.30"
(4,782.82mm)
180.65"
(4,588.51mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1989 1967
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2010
Jun 1986–May 1991
60-Month
242.40"
(6,156.96mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
16.61"
(421.89mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1990 1966
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/