Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 2010

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2010
1-Month
2.73"
(69.34mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
-0.71"
(-18.04mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2008 1903
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1948
Ties: 1904
Apr–May 2010
2-Month
4.68"
(118.87mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
-2.83"
(-71.88mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1992 1942
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1901
Mar–May 2010
3-Month
19.43"
(493.52mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
7.71"
(195.83mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2009 1915
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1901
Feb–May 2010
4-Month
24.19"
(614.43mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
9.03"
(229.37mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2009 1915
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Jan–May 2010
5-Month
27.48"
(697.99mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
8.38"
(212.85mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2009 1941
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Dec 2009–May 2010
6-Month
33.51"
(851.15mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
10.26"
(260.60mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2009 1941
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1979
Nov 2009–May 2010
7-Month
37.09"
(942.09mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
9.68"
(245.88mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2009 1985
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1984
Oct 2009–May 2010
8-Month
43.86"
(1,114.04mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
12.92"
(328.16mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2009 1905
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1984
Sep 2009–May 2010
9-Month
46.08"
(1,170.43mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
11.54"
(293.11mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2009 1966
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2019
Aug 2009–May 2010
10-Month
49.16"
(1,248.66mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
10.58"
(268.73mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2009 1985
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2019
Jul 2009–May 2010
11-Month
59.48"
(1,510.79mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
17.66"
(448.56mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2009 1966
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 2009–May 2010
12-Month
64.01"
(1,625.85mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
18.91"
(480.31mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2009 1966
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Dec 2008–May 2010
18-Month
89.11"
(2,263.39mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
20.74"
(526.79mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2009 1966
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Jun 2008–May 2010
24-Month
116.06"
(2,947.92mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
25.84"
(656.33mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2009 1966
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Jun 2007–May 2010
36-Month
159.28"
(4,045.71mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
23.87"
(606.30mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2009 1966
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2007
Jun 2006–May 2010
48-Month
219.62"
(5,578.35mm)
180.65"
(4,588.51mm)
38.97"
(989.84mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2009 1967
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Jun 2005–May 2010
60-Month
274.38"
(6,969.25mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
48.59"
(1,234.18mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2009 1966
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/