Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 2001

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2001
1-Month
4.11"
(104.39mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
0.67"
(17.01mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2000 1903
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1948
Ties: 1973
Apr–May 2001
2-Month
6.15"
(156.21mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
-1.36"
(-34.54mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1999 1942
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1901
Mar–May 2001
3-Month
15.98"
(405.89mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
4.26"
(108.20mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2000 1915
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1901
Feb–May 2001
4-Month
18.50"
(469.90mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
3.34"
(84.84mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2000 1915
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Jan–May 2001
5-Month
21.29"
(540.77mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1997 1941
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1983
Dec 2000–May 2001
6-Month
26.03"
(661.16mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2000 1941
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1979
Nov 2000–May 2001
7-Month
30.11"
(764.79mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2000 1985
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1984
Oct 2000–May 2001
8-Month
31.50"
(800.10mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
0.56"
(14.22mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1999 1905
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1984
Sep 2000–May 2001
9-Month
35.52"
(902.21mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1999 1966
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Aug 2000–May 2001
10-Month
38.82"
(986.03mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1999 1985
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Jul 2000–May 2001
11-Month
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
1.39"
(35.30mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1999 1966
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Jun 2000–May 2001
12-Month
48.23"
(1,225.04mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2000 1966
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2010
Dec 1999–May 2001
18-Month
72.89"
(1,851.41mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
4.52"
(114.81mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2000 1966
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1984
Jun 1999–May 2001
24-Month
93.98"
(2,387.09mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
3.76"
(95.50mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1984
Jun 1998–May 2001
36-Month
143.59"
(3,647.19mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
8.18"
(207.78mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2007
Jun 1997–May 2001
48-Month
194.74"
(4,946.40mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
14.10"
(358.14mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1998 1967
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2010
Jun 1996–May 2001
60-Month
248.24"
(6,305.30mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
22.45"
(570.23mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2000 1966
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 25, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/