Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1997
1-Month
2.84"
(72.14mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1993 1903
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1948
Apr–May 1997
2-Month
7.56"
(192.02mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1995 1942
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1901
Mar–May 1997
3-Month
12.50"
(317.50mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1996 1915
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1901
Feb–May 1997
4-Month
14.63"
(371.60mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1995 1915
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Jan–May 1997
5-Month
18.64"
(473.46mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1995 1941
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Dec 1996–May 1997
6-Month
26.19"
(665.23mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
2.94"
(74.68mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1996 1941
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1979
Nov 1996–May 1997
7-Month
28.83"
(732.28mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
1.42"
(36.07mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1995 1985
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1984
Oct 1996–May 1997
8-Month
36.02"
(914.91mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1995 1905
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1984
Sep 1996–May 1997
9-Month
42.50"
(1,079.50mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
7.96"
(202.18mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Aug 1996–May 1997
10-Month
45.29"
(1,150.37mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
6.71"
(170.44mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1996 1985
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Jul 1996–May 1997
11-Month
51.26"
(1,302.00mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
9.44"
(239.77mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2019
Jun 1996–May 1997
12-Month
53.50"
(1,358.90mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
8.40"
(213.36mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2010
Dec 1995–May 1997
18-Month
77.66"
(1,972.56mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
9.29"
(235.96mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1984
Jun 1995–May 1997
24-Month
99.81"
(2,535.17mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
9.59"
(243.58mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1984
Jun 1994–May 1997
36-Month
140.41"
(3,566.41mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
5.00"
(127.00mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2007
Jun 1993–May 1997
48-Month
185.57"
(4,713.48mm)
180.65"
(4,588.51mm)
4.92"
(124.97mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1995 1967
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2010
Jun 1992–May 1997
60-Month
239.45"
(6,082.03mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2010

Citing This Page

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