Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1949
1-Month
3.32"
(84.33mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1903
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1948
Ties: 1995
Apr–May 1949
2-Month
7.62"
(193.55mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
0.11"
(2.80mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1946 1942
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1901
Mar–May 1949
3-Month
10.32"
(262.13mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1946 1915
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1901
Feb–May 1949
4-Month
13.82"
(351.03mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
-1.34"
(-34.03mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1946 1915
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1983
Jan–May 1949
5-Month
18.38"
(466.85mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1983
Dec 1948–May 1949
6-Month
20.88"
(530.35mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
-2.37"
(-60.20mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1979
Nov 1948–May 1949
7-Month
26.44"
(671.58mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
-0.97"
(-24.63mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1985
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1984
Oct 1948–May 1949
8-Month
30.38"
(771.65mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
-0.56"
(-14.23mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1905
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1984
Sep 1948–May 1949
9-Month
31.45"
(798.83mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
-3.09"
(-78.49mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2019
Aug 1948–May 1949
10-Month
33.42"
(848.87mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
-5.16"
(-131.06mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1985
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2019
Jul 1948–May 1949
11-Month
37.31"
(947.67mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
-4.51"
(-114.56mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2019
Jun 1948–May 1949
12-Month
40.56"
(1,030.22mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
-4.54"
(-115.32mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2010
Ties: 1935
Dec 1947–May 1949
18-Month
67.53"
(1,715.26mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
-0.84"
(-21.34mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1984
Jun 1947–May 1949
24-Month
88.96"
(2,259.58mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
-1.26"
(-32.01mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1984
Jun 1946–May 1949
36-Month
130.36"
(3,311.14mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
-5.05"
(-128.27mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2007
Jun 1945–May 1949
48-Month
173.36"
(4,403.34mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
-7.28"
(-184.92mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1947 1967
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2010
Jun 1944–May 1949
60-Month
217.16"
(5,515.86mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
-8.63"
(-219.21mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1948 1966
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2010
Ties: 1943

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/