Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of September 2021. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 2015

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Driest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Wettest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2015
1-Month
1.03"
(26.16mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
-2.41"
(-61.22mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1964 1903
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1948
Ties: 1939
Apr–May 2015
2-Month
3.53"
(89.66mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
-3.98"
(-101.09mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1942 1942
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1901
Mar–May 2015
3-Month
7.68"
(195.07mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-4.04"
(-102.62mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1992 1915
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1901
Feb–May 2015
4-Month
10.35"
(262.89mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
-4.81"
(-122.17mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1992 1915
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1983
Jan–May 2015
5-Month
14.06"
(357.12mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
-5.04"
(-128.02mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 2012 1941
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1983
Dec 2014–May 2015
6-Month
20.07"
(509.78mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
-3.18"
(-80.77mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 2012 1941
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1979
Nov 2014–May 2015
7-Month
25.21"
(640.33mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
-2.20"
(-55.88mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2013 1985
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1984
Oct 2014–May 2015
8-Month
29.65"
(753.11mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
-1.29"
(-32.77mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2013 1905
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1984
Sep 2014–May 2015
9-Month
30.51"
(774.95mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
-4.03"
(-102.37mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2013 1966
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
Aug 2014–May 2015
10-Month
33.05"
(839.47mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
-5.53"
(-140.46mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1985
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
Jul 2014–May 2015
11-Month
37.72"
(958.09mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
-4.10"
(-104.14mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
Jun 2014–May 2015
12-Month
40.03"
(1,016.76mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
-5.07"
(-128.78mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1988 1966
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2010
Dec 2013–May 2015
18-Month
65.51"
(1,663.95mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
-2.86"
(-72.65mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2013 1966
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1984
Jun 2013–May 2015
24-Month
89.95"
(2,284.73mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2003 1966
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1984
Jun 2012–May 2015
36-Month
131.92"
(3,350.77mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
-3.49"
(-88.64mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2007
Jun 2011–May 2015
48-Month
183.24"
(4,654.30mm)
180.65"
(4,588.51mm)
2.59"
(65.79mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1995 1967
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2010
Jun 2010–May 2015
60-Month
228.97"
(5,815.84mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
3.18"
(80.77mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/