Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 2000

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2000
1-Month
3.60"
(91.44mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1997 1903
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1948
Ties: 1921
Apr–May 2000
2-Month
9.55"
(242.57mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
2.04"
(51.82mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1999 1942
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1901
Mar–May 2000
3-Month
14.83"
(376.68mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
3.11"
(78.99mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1999 1915
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1901
Feb–May 2000
4-Month
17.96"
(456.18mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1999 1915
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Ties: 2014
Jan–May 2000
5-Month
21.90"
(556.26mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1997 1941
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1983
Dec 1999–May 2000
6-Month
24.66"
(626.36mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
1.41"
(35.81mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1999 1941
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1979
Nov 1999–May 2000
7-Month
27.46"
(697.48mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1999 1985
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1984
Ties: 1896
Oct 1999–May 2000
8-Month
33.10"
(840.74mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1999 1905
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1984
Sep 1999–May 2000
9-Month
40.63"
(1,032.00mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
6.09"
(154.68mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1999 1966
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Aug 1999–May 2000
10-Month
43.37"
(1,101.60mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
4.79"
(121.67mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1999 1985
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Jul 1999–May 2000
11-Month
45.55"
(1,156.97mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1999 1966
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Jun 1999–May 2000
12-Month
45.75"
(1,162.05mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2010
Dec 1998–May 2000
18-Month
69.41"
(1,763.01mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
1.04"
(26.41mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1984
Jun 1998–May 2000
24-Month
95.36"
(2,422.14mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
5.14"
(130.55mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1984
Jun 1997–May 2000
36-Month
146.51"
(3,721.35mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
11.10"
(281.94mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2007
Jun 1996–May 2000
48-Month
200.01"
(5,080.25mm)
180.65"
(4,588.51mm)
19.36"
(491.74mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1998 1967
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2010
Jun 1995–May 2000
60-Month
246.32"
(6,256.53mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
20.53"
(521.46mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1999 1966
23rd 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 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/