Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2018
1-Month
2.33"
(59.18mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
-1.11"
(-28.20mm)
30ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2015 1903
95ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1948
Apr–May 2018
2-Month
7.72"
(196.09mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
0.21"
(5.34mm)
75ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2016 1942
50ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1901
Mar–May 2018
3-Month
13.22"
(335.79mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
86ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2016 1915
39ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1901
Feb–May 2018
4-Month
18.90"
(480.06mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
3.74"
(95.00mm)
108ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2016 1915
17ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1983
Jan–May 2018
5-Month
24.69"
(627.13mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
5.59"
(141.99mm)
116ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1941
9ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
Dec 2017–May 2018
6-Month
27.47"
(697.74mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
106ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1941
18ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1979
Nov 2017–May 2018
7-Month
30.22"
(767.59mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
2.81"
(71.38mm)
92ⁿᵈ Driest Driest since: 2016 1985
32ⁿᵈ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1984
Oct 2017–May 2018
8-Month
37.63"
(955.80mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
6.69"
(169.92mm)
108ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1905
16ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1984
Sep 2017–May 2018
9-Month
40.79"
(1,036.07mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
6.25"
(158.75mm)
104ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
20ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1984
Aug 2017–May 2018
10-Month
42.68"
(1,084.07mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
4.10"
(104.14mm)
90ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1985
34ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1984
Jul 2017–May 2018
11-Month
46.28"
(1,175.51mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
4.46"
(113.28mm)
93ʳᵈ Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
31ˢᵗ Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2010
Jun 2017–May 2018
12-Month
50.03"
(1,270.76mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
95ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
29ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2010
Dec 2016–May 2018
18-Month
77.33"
(1,964.18mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
8.96"
(227.58mm)
104ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
19ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1984
Jun 2016–May 2018
24-Month
96.50"
(2,451.10mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
6.28"
(159.51mm)
87ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
36ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1984
Jun 2015–May 2018
36-Month
141.88"
(3,603.75mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
6.47"
(164.34mm)
82ⁿᵈ Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
40ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2007
Jun 2014–May 2018
48-Month
181.91"
(4,620.51mm)
180.65"
(4,588.51mm)
1.26"
(32.00mm)
56ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1967
65ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2010
Jun 2013–May 2018
60-Month
231.83"
(5,888.48mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
6.04"
(153.41mm)
69ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
51ˢᵗ Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2018, retrieved on September 25, 2018 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/