Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, April 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1940
1-Month
6.15"
(156.21mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
2.09"
(53.09mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1939 1942
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1983
Mar–Apr 1940
2-Month
10.59"
(268.99mm)
8.28"
(210.31mm)
2.31"
(58.68mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1915
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1983
Feb–Apr 1940
3-Month
14.48"
(367.79mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
2.76"
(70.10mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1938 2012
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1983
Jan–Apr 1940
4-Month
17.17"
(436.12mm)
15.66"
(397.76mm)
1.51"
(38.36mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1938 1985
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1983
Dec 1939–Apr 1940
5-Month
20.27"
(514.86mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
0.46"
(11.69mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1938 1985
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2010
Nov 1939–Apr 1940
6-Month
21.45"
(544.83mm)
23.96"
(608.58mm)
-2.51"
(-63.75mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1932 1985
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1984
Ties: 1988
Oct 1939–Apr 1940
7-Month
26.50"
(673.10mm)
27.49"
(698.25mm)
-0.99"
(-25.15mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Sep 1939–Apr 1940
8-Month
28.86"
(733.04mm)
31.09"
(789.69mm)
-2.23"
(-56.65mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1932 1985
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Aug 1939–Apr 1940
9-Month
35.38"
(898.65mm)
35.13"
(892.30mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1938 1985
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jul 1939–Apr 1940
10-Month
36.57"
(928.88mm)
38.37"
(974.60mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2010
Jun 1939–Apr 1940
11-Month
39.85"
(1,012.19mm)
41.66"
(1,058.16mm)
-1.81"
(-45.97mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1935 1966
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2010
May 1939–Apr 1940
12-Month
40.88"
(1,038.35mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
-4.24"
(-107.70mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1931 1966
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2007
Nov 1938–Apr 1940
18-Month
65.68"
(1,668.27mm)
69.07"
(1,754.38mm)
-3.39"
(-86.11mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1935 1966
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1899
May 1938–Apr 1940
24-Month
98.35"
(2,498.09mm)
90.21"
(2,291.33mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2007
May 1937–Apr 1940
36-Month
141.93"
(3,605.02mm)
135.40"
(3,439.16mm)
6.53"
(165.86mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1967
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2007
May 1936–Apr 1940
48-Month
189.82"
(4,821.43mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
9.18"
(233.17mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1967
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2010
May 1935–Apr 1940
60-Month
235.54"
(5,982.72mm)
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
9.76"
(247.91mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1938 1967
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/