Providence - Recent May Temperatures and Rainfall





The numbers here describe what the May weather in Providence, Rhode Island was like for every year since 2010. A series of tables gives May data by year for temperature and precipitation.

They begin with average maximum and minimum temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius. That's followed by how many hot days occurred each May. Then there's information on how much rain actually landed this month during recent years, as well as how often Providence had wet weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made at T.F. Green Airport, located six miles south of Providence.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

May temperature averages by year in Providence
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
73 53 2018 23 11
66 50 2017 19 10
69 49 2016 21 10
75 51 2015 24 10
69 50 2014 20 10
72 49 2013 22 9
70 53 2012 21 12
68 51 2011 20 11
73 53 2010 23 12
Number of days in May when the temperature in Providence rose to at least 70 or 90 degrees Fahrenheit
Year 70 °F
21 °C
90 °F
32 °C
2018 20 2
2017 8 2
2016 16 1
2015 21 0
2014 10 0
2013 20 2
2012 15 0
2011 12 0
2010 22 1

Rainy Weather iconRain

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Providence during May in each year from 2010. The number of days with precipitation counts the days when rainfall amounted to 0.01 inches (0.254 millimeters) or more.

Total rainfall for May in Providence
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
10 2018 2.3 59
13 2017 6.9 175
7 2016 3.2 81
3 2015 3.7 94
4 2014 2.3 57
9 2013 3.0 77
7 2012 4.3 108
7 2011 2.9 74
4 2010 2.5 64
Reference

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Month, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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