Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 2006

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2006
1-Month
7.68"
(195.07mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
4.24"
(107.69mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2005 1903
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1948
Apr–May 2006
2-Month
10.65"
(270.51mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
3.14"
(79.76mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2005 1942
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1901
Mar–May 2006
3-Month
11.24"
(285.50mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1999 1915
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1901
Feb–May 2006
4-Month
13.98"
(355.09mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1995 1915
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1983
Jan–May 2006
5-Month
19.74"
(501.40mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2004 1941
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1983
Dec 2005–May 2006
6-Month
23.95"
(608.33mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2004 1941
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1979
Nov 2005–May 2006
7-Month
29.64"
(752.86mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
2.23"
(56.65mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2004 1985
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1984
Oct 2005–May 2006
8-Month
44.18"
(1,122.17mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
13.24"
(336.29mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2005 1905
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Sep 2005–May 2006
9-Month
47.48"
(1,205.99mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
12.94"
(328.67mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2005 1966
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Aug 2005–May 2006
10-Month
51.58"
(1,310.13mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
13.00"
(330.20mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2005 1985
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jul 2005–May 2006
11-Month
53.51"
(1,359.15mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
11.69"
(296.92mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2005 1966
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jun 2005–May 2006
12-Month
54.76"
(1,390.90mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
9.66"
(245.36mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2005 1966
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2010
Dec 2004–May 2006
18-Month
82.58"
(2,097.53mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
14.21"
(360.93mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2005 1966
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Jun 2004–May 2006
24-Month
107.55"
(2,731.77mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2005 1966
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Jun 2003–May 2006
36-Month
157.93"
(4,011.42mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
22.52"
(572.01mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2005 1966
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2007
Jun 2002–May 2006
48-Month
206.89"
(5,255.01mm)
180.65"
(4,588.51mm)
26.24"
(666.50mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2005 1967
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2010
Jun 2001–May 2006
60-Month
247.54"
(6,287.52mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
21.75"
(552.45mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2005 1966
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/