Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 1999

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1999
1-Month
3.96"
(100.58mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
0.52"
(13.20mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1997 1903
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1948
Ties: 1931
Apr–May 1999
2-Month
5.36"
(136.14mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1992 1942
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1901
Mar–May 1999
3-Month
10.24"
(260.10mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1995 1915
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1901
Feb–May 1999
4-Month
15.34"
(389.64mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
0.18"
(4.58mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1997 1915
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Jan–May 1999
5-Month
22.13"
(562.10mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
3.03"
(76.96mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1997 1941
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Dec 1998–May 1999
6-Month
23.66"
(600.96mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
0.41"
(10.41mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1941
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1979
Nov 1998–May 1999
7-Month
26.00"
(660.40mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
-1.41"
(-35.81mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1995 1985
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1984
Oct 1998–May 1999
8-Month
30.28"
(769.11mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
-0.66"
(-16.77mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1995 1905
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1984
Sep 1998–May 1999
9-Month
32.77"
(832.36mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
-1.77"
(-44.96mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Aug 1998–May 1999
10-Month
36.27"
(921.26mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
-2.31"
(-58.67mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1989 1985
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Jul 1998–May 1999
11-Month
38.76"
(984.50mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
-3.06"
(-77.73mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Jun 1998–May 1999
12-Month
49.61"
(1,260.09mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2010
Dec 1997–May 1999
18-Month
81.71"
(2,075.43mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
13.34"
(338.83mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1998 1966
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Jun 1997–May 1999
24-Month
100.76"
(2,559.30mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
10.54"
(267.71mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1984
Jun 1996–May 1999
36-Month
154.26"
(3,918.20mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
18.85"
(478.79mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1998 1966
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2007
Jun 1995–May 1999
48-Month
200.57"
(5,094.48mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
19.93"
(506.22mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1998 1967
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2010
Jun 1994–May 1999
60-Month
241.17"
(6,125.72mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
15.38"
(390.65mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1998 1966
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 18, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/