Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 2009

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2009
1-Month
3.44"
(87.38mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2008 1903
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1948
Apr–May 2009
2-Month
8.99"
(228.35mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
1.48"
(37.60mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2008 1942
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1901
Mar–May 2009
3-Month
11.72"
(297.69mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2006 1915
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1901
Feb–May 2009
4-Month
13.68"
(347.47mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1995 1915
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1983
Jan–May 2009
5-Month
17.49"
(444.25mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
-1.61"
(-40.89mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1995 1941
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1983
Ties: 1922
Dec 2008–May 2009
6-Month
25.10"
(637.54mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2006 1941
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1979
Nov 2008–May 2009
7-Month
29.52"
(749.81mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
2.11"
(53.60mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2004 1985
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1984
Oct 2008–May 2009
8-Month
31.69"
(804.93mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2002 1905
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1984
Sep 2008–May 2009
9-Month
40.92"
(1,039.37mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
6.38"
(162.05mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2008 1966
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
Aug 2008–May 2009
10-Month
44.35"
(1,126.49mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
5.77"
(146.56mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2008 1985
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
Jul 2008–May 2009
11-Month
49.23"
(1,250.44mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2008 1966
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
Jun 2008–May 2009
12-Month
52.05"
(1,322.07mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2008 1966
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2010
Dec 2007–May 2009
18-Month
79.26"
(2,013.20mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
10.89"
(276.60mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2008 1966
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1984
Jun 2007–May 2009
24-Month
95.27"
(2,419.86mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2003 1966
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1984
Jun 2006–May 2009
36-Month
155.61"
(3,952.49mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
20.20"
(513.08mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2005 1966
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2007
Jun 2005–May 2009
48-Month
210.37"
(5,343.40mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
29.73"
(755.14mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2006 1967
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2010
Jun 2004–May 2009
60-Month
263.16"
(6,684.26mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
37.37"
(949.19mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2008 1966
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/