Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 2008

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2008
1-Month
2.47"
(62.74mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1993 1903
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1948
Apr–May 2008
2-Month
6.64"
(168.66mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
-0.87"
(-22.09mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2001 1942
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1901
Mar–May 2008
3-Month
12.30"
(312.42mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2006 1915
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1901
Feb–May 2008
4-Month
19.26"
(489.20mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
4.10"
(104.14mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2006 1915
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1983
Jan–May 2008
5-Month
22.14"
(562.36mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
3.04"
(77.22mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2006 1941
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1983
Dec 2007–May 2008
6-Month
27.21"
(691.13mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
3.96"
(100.58mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2007 1941
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1979
Nov 2007–May 2008
7-Month
30.46"
(773.68mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2006 1985
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1984
Oct 2007–May 2008
8-Month
33.02"
(838.71mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2004 1905
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1984
Sep 2007–May 2008
9-Month
35.21"
(894.33mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
0.67"
(17.01mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
Aug 2007–May 2008
10-Month
36.76"
(933.70mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
-1.82"
(-46.23mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2002 1985
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
Jul 2007–May 2008
11-Month
40.17"
(1,020.32mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
-1.65"
(-41.91mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
Ties: 1917
Jun 2007–May 2008
12-Month
43.22"
(1,097.79mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
-1.88"
(-47.75mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2010
Dec 2006–May 2008
18-Month
68.88"
(1,749.55mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1984
Jun 2006–May 2008
24-Month
103.56"
(2,630.42mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
13.34"
(338.83mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2005 1966
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1984
Jun 2005–May 2008
36-Month
158.32"
(4,021.33mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
22.91"
(581.92mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2006 1966
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2007
Jun 2004–May 2008
48-Month
211.11"
(5,362.19mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
30.47"
(773.93mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2006 1967
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2010
Jun 2003–May 2008
60-Month
261.49"
(6,641.85mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
35.70"
(906.78mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2006 1966
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/