Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 1899

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1899
1-Month
1.76"
(44.70mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
-1.68"
(-42.68mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1899 1903
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1948
Apr–May 1899
2-Month
3.97"
(100.84mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
-3.54"
(-89.91mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1896 1942
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1901
Mar–May 1899
3-Month
11.80"
(299.72mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1897 1915
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1901
Ties: 1916
Feb–May 1899
4-Month
16.55"
(420.37mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
1.39"
(35.31mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1897 1915
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1983
Jan–May 1899
5-Month
21.58"
(548.13mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
2.48"
(62.99mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1897 1941
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1983
Dec 1898–May 1899
6-Month
24.12"
(612.65mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1897 1941
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1979
Nov 1898–May 1899
7-Month
31.44"
(798.58mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
4.03"
(102.37mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1897 1985
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1984
Oct 1898–May 1899
8-Month
40.09"
(1,018.29mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
9.15"
(232.41mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1898 1905
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Sep 1898–May 1899
9-Month
42.44"
(1,077.98mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
7.90"
(200.66mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1898 1966
12th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1898–May 1899
10-Month
50.08"
(1,272.03mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
11.50"
(292.10mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1898 1985
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1898–May 1899
11-Month
56.54"
(1,436.12mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
14.72"
(373.89mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1898 1966
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1898–May 1899
12-Month
58.15"
(1,477.01mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
13.05"
(331.47mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1898 1966
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Dec 1897–May 1899
18-Month
86.93"
(2,208.02mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
18.56"
(471.42mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1898 1966
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Jun 1897–May 1899
24-Month
112.76"
(2,864.10mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
22.54"
(572.51mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1898 1966
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Jun 1896–May 1899
36-Month
157.70"
(4,005.58mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
22.29"
(566.17mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1898 1966
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 2007
Jun 1895–May 1899
48-Month
204.34"
(5,190.24mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
23.70"
(601.98mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1899 1967
14th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 4, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/