Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 2013

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2013
1-Month
3.58"
(90.93mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
0.14"
(3.55mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2011 1903
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1948
Apr–May 2013
2-Month
5.38"
(136.65mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
-2.13"
(-54.10mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2010 1942
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1901
Mar–May 2013
3-Month
7.87"
(199.90mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-3.85"
(-97.79mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1992 1915
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1901
Feb–May 2013
4-Month
12.66"
(321.56mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
-2.50"
(-63.50mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2012 1915
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Ties: 1975
Jan–May 2013
5-Month
14.52"
(368.81mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
-4.58"
(-116.33mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 2012 1941
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Dec 2012–May 2013
6-Month
20.34"
(516.64mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
-2.91"
(-73.91mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2012 1941
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1979
Nov 2012–May 2013
7-Month
21.33"
(541.78mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
-6.08"
(-154.43mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1984
Oct 2012–May 2013
8-Month
25.26"
(641.60mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
-5.68"
(-144.28mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 2002 1905
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1984
Sep 2012–May 2013
9-Month
29.79"
(756.67mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
-4.75"
(-120.65mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019
Aug 2012–May 2013
10-Month
33.96"
(862.58mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
-4.62"
(-117.35mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 2002 1985
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019
Jul 2012–May 2013
11-Month
37.74"
(958.60mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
-4.08"
(-103.63mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019
Jun 2012–May 2013
12-Month
41.97"
(1,066.04mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
-3.13"
(-79.50mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2010
Dec 2011–May 2013
18-Month
59.64"
(1,514.86mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
-8.73"
(-221.74mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1984
Jun 2011–May 2013
24-Month
93.29"
(2,369.57mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
3.07"
(77.98mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2003 1966
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1984
Jun 2010–May 2013
36-Month
139.02"
(3,531.11mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
3.61"
(91.70mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2003 1966
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2007
Jun 2009–May 2013
48-Month
203.03"
(5,156.96mm)
180.65"
(4,588.51mm)
22.38"
(568.45mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2005 1967
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2010
Jun 2008–May 2013
60-Month
255.08"
(6,479.03mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
29.29"
(743.96mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2006 1966
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 8, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/