Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, May 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2012
1-Month
4.58"
(116.33mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
1.14"
(28.95mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2011 1903
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1948
Apr–May 2012
2-Month
7.80"
(198.12mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
0.29"
(7.37mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2010 1942
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1901
Mar–May 2012
3-Month
9.21"
(233.93mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-2.51"
(-63.76mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1995 1915
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1901
Feb–May 2012
4-Month
10.38"
(263.65mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
-4.78"
(-121.41mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1992 1915
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Jan–May 2012
5-Month
13.68"
(347.47mm)
19.10"
(485.14mm)
-5.42"
(-137.67mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1985 1941
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Dec 2011–May 2012
6-Month
17.67"
(448.82mm)
23.25"
(590.55mm)
-5.58"
(-141.73mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1992 1941
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1979
Nov 2011–May 2012
7-Month
22.19"
(563.63mm)
27.41"
(696.21mm)
-5.22"
(-132.58mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1992 1985
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1984
Oct 2011–May 2012
8-Month
29.66"
(753.36mm)
30.94"
(785.88mm)
-1.28"
(-32.52mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2002 1905
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1984
Sep 2011–May 2012
9-Month
36.02"
(914.91mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2011 1966
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Aug 2011–May 2012
10-Month
44.18"
(1,122.17mm)
38.58"
(979.93mm)
5.60"
(142.24mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2011 1985
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Jul 2011–May 2012
11-Month
46.91"
(1,191.51mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
5.09"
(129.28mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2011 1966
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Jun 2011–May 2012
12-Month
51.32"
(1,303.53mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
6.22"
(157.99mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2011 1966
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2010
Dec 2010–May 2012
18-Month
75.41"
(1,915.41mm)
68.37"
(1,736.60mm)
7.04"
(178.81mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2008 1966
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1984
Jun 2010–May 2012
24-Month
97.05"
(2,465.07mm)
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
6.83"
(173.48mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2009 1966
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1984
Jun 2009–May 2012
36-Month
161.06"
(4,090.92mm)
135.41"
(3,439.41mm)
25.65"
(651.51mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2010 1966
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2007
Jun 2008–May 2012
48-Month
213.11"
(5,412.99mm)
180.65"
(4,588.51mm)
32.46"
(824.48mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2011 1967
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2010
Jun 2007–May 2012
60-Month
256.33"
(6,510.78mm)
225.79"
(5,735.07mm)
30.54"
(775.71mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2006 1966
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/