Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, April 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1938
1-Month
2.89"
(73.41mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
-1.17"
(-29.71mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1932 1942
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1983
Mar–Apr 1938
2-Month
5.44"
(138.18mm)
8.28"
(210.31mm)
-2.84"
(-72.13mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1930 1915
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1983
Feb–Apr 1938
3-Month
8.18"
(207.77mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-3.54"
(-89.92mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1930 2012
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1983
Jan–Apr 1938
4-Month
12.82"
(325.63mm)
15.66"
(397.76mm)
-2.84"
(-72.13mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1930 1985
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1983
Dec 1937–Apr 1938
5-Month
16.32"
(414.53mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
-3.49"
(-88.64mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1930 1985
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2010
Nov 1937–Apr 1938
6-Month
22.36"
(567.94mm)
23.96"
(608.58mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1935 1985
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1984
Oct 1937–Apr 1938
7-Month
26.29"
(667.77mm)
27.49"
(698.25mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1935 1966
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Sep 1937–Apr 1938
8-Month
29.73"
(755.14mm)
31.09"
(789.69mm)
-1.36"
(-34.55mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1932 1985
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Aug 1937–Apr 1938
9-Month
34.77"
(883.16mm)
35.13"
(892.30mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1935 1985
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Jul 1937–Apr 1938
10-Month
36.54"
(928.12mm)
38.37"
(974.60mm)
-1.83"
(-46.48mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1935 1966
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2010
Jun 1937–Apr 1938
11-Month
40.67"
(1,033.02mm)
41.66"
(1,058.16mm)
-0.99"
(-25.14mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1935 1966
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2010
May 1937–Apr 1938
12-Month
43.58"
(1,106.93mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
-1.54"
(-39.12mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1935 1966
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2007
Nov 1936–Apr 1938
18-Month
69.52"
(1,765.81mm)
69.07"
(1,754.38mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1966
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1899
May 1936–Apr 1938
24-Month
91.47"
(2,323.34mm)
90.21"
(2,291.33mm)
1.26"
(32.01mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1936 1966
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2007
May 1935–Apr 1938
36-Month
137.19"
(3,484.63mm)
135.40"
(3,439.16mm)
1.79"
(45.47mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1937 1967
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2007
May 1934–Apr 1938
48-Month
179.51"
(4,559.55mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
-1.13"
(-28.71mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1934 1967
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2010
May 1933–Apr 1938
60-Month
223.77"
(5,683.76mm)
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
-2.01"
(-51.05mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1935 1967
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/