Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 2019

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2019
1-Month
4.05"
(102.87mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2018 1903
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1948
Apr–May 2019
2-Month
11.13"
(282.70mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
3.62"
(91.95mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2018 1942
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1901
Mar–May 2019
3-Month
14.58"
(370.33mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
2.86"
(72.64mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1915
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1901
Feb–May 2019
4-Month
18.09"
(459.49mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
2.93"
(74.43mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2016 1915
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1983
Jan–May 2019
5-Month
24.51"
(622.55mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
5.41"
(137.41mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2017 1941
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1983
Dec 2018–May 2019
6-Month
29.17"
(740.92mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2018 1941
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1979
Nov 2018–May 2019
7-Month
38.77"
(984.76mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
11.36"
(288.55mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1985
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Oct 2018–May 2019
8-Month
45.33"
(1,151.38mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
14.39"
(365.50mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1905
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Sep 2018–May 2019
9-Month
53.24"
(1,352.30mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
18.70"
(474.98mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 1966
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 2018–May 2019
10-Month
57.78"
(1,467.61mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
19.20"
(487.68mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 1985
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 2018–May 2019
11-Month
60.29"
(1,531.37mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
18.47"
(469.14mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 1966
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 2018–May 2019
12-Month
62.99"
(1,599.95mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
17.89"
(454.41mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1966
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2010
Dec 2017–May 2019
18-Month
90.47"
(2,297.94mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
22.10"
(561.34mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1966
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Jun 2017–May 2019
24-Month
113.03"
(2,870.96mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
22.81"
(579.37mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2018 1966
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1984
Jun 2016–May 2019
36-Month
159.50"
(4,051.30mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
24.09"
(611.89mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2018 1966
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2007
Jun 2015–May 2019
48-Month
204.88"
(5,203.95mm)
180.65"
(4,588.51mm)
24.23"
(615.44mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2018 1967
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2010
Jun 2014–May 2019
60-Month
244.91"
(6,220.71mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
19.12"
(485.64mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2018 1966
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/