Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1947
1-Month
4.32"
(109.73mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1944 1903
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1948
Apr–May 1947
2-Month
9.27"
(235.46mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
1.76"
(44.71mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1946 1942
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1901
Mar–May 1947
3-Month
12.26"
(311.40mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
0.54"
(13.71mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1946 1915
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1901
Feb–May 1947
4-Month
14.01"
(355.85mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1946 1915
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Jan–May 1947
5-Month
17.16"
(435.86mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
-1.94"
(-49.28mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1946 1941
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1983
Dec 1946–May 1947
6-Month
20.82"
(528.83mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
-2.43"
(-61.72mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1945 1941
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1979
Nov 1946–May 1947
7-Month
22.12"
(561.85mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
-5.29"
(-134.36mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1944 1985
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1984
Oct 1946–May 1947
8-Month
22.70"
(576.58mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
-8.24"
(-209.30mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1925 1905
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1984
Sep 1946–May 1947
9-Month
25.21"
(640.33mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
-9.33"
(-236.99mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1905 1966
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Aug 1946–May 1947
10-Month
35.81"
(909.57mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
-2.77"
(-70.36mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1985
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jul 1946–May 1947
11-Month
37.99"
(964.95mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
-3.83"
(-97.28mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1946–May 1947
12-Month
41.40"
(1,051.56mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
-3.70"
(-93.98mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2010
Dec 1945–May 1947
18-Month
63.24"
(1,606.30mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
-5.13"
(-130.30mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1984
Jun 1945–May 1947
24-Month
84.40"
(2,143.76mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
-5.82"
(-147.83mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1984
Jun 1944–May 1947
36-Month
128.20"
(3,256.28mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
-7.21"
(-183.13mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1946 1966
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2007
Jun 1943–May 1947
48-Month
160.61"
(4,079.49mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
-20.03"
(-508.77mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1944 1967
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2010
Jun 1942–May 1947
60-Month
206.84"
(5,253.74mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
-18.95"
(-481.33mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1946 1966
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 2, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/