Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 2005

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2005
1-Month
4.41"
(112.01mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
0.97"
(24.63mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2004 1903
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1948
Apr–May 2005
2-Month
9.83"
(249.68mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2003 1942
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1901
Mar–May 2005
3-Month
15.02"
(381.51mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2004 1915
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1901
Feb–May 2005
4-Month
18.00"
(457.20mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
2.84"
(72.14mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2004 1915
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1983
Jan–May 2005
5-Month
22.81"
(579.37mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
3.71"
(94.23mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2004 1941
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Dec 2004–May 2005
6-Month
27.82"
(706.63mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
4.57"
(116.08mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2004 1941
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1979
Nov 2004–May 2005
7-Month
32.31"
(820.67mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
4.90"
(124.46mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2004 1985
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1984
Oct 2004–May 2005
8-Month
34.80"
(883.92mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2004 1905
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1984
Sep 2004–May 2005
9-Month
41.70"
(1,059.18mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
7.16"
(181.86mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2004 1966
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Aug 2004–May 2005
10-Month
47.88"
(1,216.15mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
9.30"
(236.22mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2004 1985
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jul 2004–May 2005
11-Month
51.04"
(1,296.42mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
9.22"
(234.19mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2004 1966
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Ties: 1898
Jun 2004–May 2005
12-Month
52.79"
(1,340.87mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
7.69"
(195.33mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2004 1966
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2010
Dec 2003–May 2005
18-Month
75.86"
(1,926.84mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
7.49"
(190.24mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2003 1966
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1984
Jun 2003–May 2005
24-Month
103.17"
(2,620.52mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
12.95"
(328.93mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2004 1966
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1984
Jun 2002–May 2005
36-Month
152.13"
(3,864.10mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
16.72"
(424.69mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2004 1966
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2007
Jun 2001–May 2005
48-Month
192.78"
(4,896.61mm)
180.65"
(4,588.51mm)
12.13"
(308.10mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2004 1967
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2010
Jun 2000–May 2005
60-Month
241.01"
(6,121.65mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
15.22"
(386.58mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2004 1966
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2010

Citing This Page

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