Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1996
1-Month
3.36"
(85.34mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
-0.08"
(-2.04mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1995 1903
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1948
Ties: 1994
Apr–May 1996
2-Month
9.52"
(241.81mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
2.01"
(51.06mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1995 1942
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1901
Mar–May 1996
3-Month
12.48"
(316.99mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
0.76"
(19.30mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1995 1915
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1901
Feb–May 1996
4-Month
15.62"
(396.75mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
0.46"
(11.69mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1915
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1983
Ties: 1939
Jan–May 1996
5-Month
21.60"
(548.64mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1995 1941
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1983
Dec 1995–May 1996
6-Month
24.16"
(613.66mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1941
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1979
Nov 1995–May 1996
7-Month
29.37"
(746.00mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
1.96"
(49.79mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1995 1985
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1984
Oct 1995–May 1996
8-Month
36.22"
(919.99mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1905
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1984
Sep 1995–May 1996
9-Month
39.72"
(1,008.89mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
5.18"
(131.57mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2019
Aug 1995–May 1996
10-Month
41.68"
(1,058.67mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1995 1985
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Jul 1995–May 1996
11-Month
43.57"
(1,106.68mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Jun 1995–May 1996
12-Month
46.31"
(1,176.27mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
1.21"
(30.73mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2010
Dec 1994–May 1996
18-Month
66.69"
(1,693.93mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
-1.68"
(-42.67mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1992 1966
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1984
Jun 1994–May 1996
24-Month
86.91"
(2,207.51mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
-3.31"
(-84.08mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1984
Jun 1993–May 1996
36-Month
132.07"
(3,354.58mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
-3.34"
(-84.83mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2007
Jun 1992–May 1996
48-Month
185.95"
(4,723.13mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1967
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2010
Jun 1991–May 1996
60-Month
227.76"
(5,785.10mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
1.97"
(50.03mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1989 1966
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 7, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/