Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, April 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1947
1-Month
4.95"
(125.73mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
0.89"
(22.61mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1946 1942
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1983
Mar–Apr 1947
2-Month
7.94"
(201.68mm)
8.28"
(210.31mm)
-0.34"
(-8.63mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1946 1915
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1983
Feb–Apr 1947
3-Month
9.69"
(246.13mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-2.03"
(-51.56mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1946 2012
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1983
Jan–Apr 1947
4-Month
12.84"
(326.14mm)
15.66"
(397.76mm)
-2.82"
(-71.62mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1946 1985
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1983
Dec 1946–Apr 1947
5-Month
16.50"
(419.10mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
-3.31"
(-84.07mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1985
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2010
Nov 1946–Apr 1947
6-Month
17.80"
(452.12mm)
23.96"
(608.58mm)
-6.16"
(-156.46mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1925 1985
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1984
Oct 1946–Apr 1947
7-Month
18.38"
(466.85mm)
27.49"
(698.25mm)
-9.11"
(-231.40mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1925 1966
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Sep 1946–Apr 1947
8-Month
20.89"
(530.61mm)
31.09"
(789.69mm)
-10.20"
(-259.08mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1985
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Aug 1946–Apr 1947
9-Month
31.49"
(799.85mm)
35.13"
(892.30mm)
-3.64"
(-92.45mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1944 1985
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jul 1946–Apr 1947
10-Month
33.67"
(855.22mm)
38.37"
(974.60mm)
-4.70"
(-119.38mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2010
Jun 1946–Apr 1947
11-Month
37.08"
(941.83mm)
41.66"
(1,058.16mm)
-4.58"
(-116.33mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2010
May 1946–Apr 1947
12-Month
41.98"
(1,066.29mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
-3.14"
(-79.76mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2007
Nov 1945–Apr 1947
18-Month
66.00"
(1,676.40mm)
69.07"
(1,754.38mm)
-3.07"
(-77.98mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1899
May 1945–Apr 1947
24-Month
85.02"
(2,159.51mm)
90.21"
(2,291.33mm)
-5.19"
(-131.82mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1946 1966
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2007
May 1944–Apr 1947
36-Month
124.78"
(3,169.41mm)
135.40"
(3,439.16mm)
-10.62"
(-269.75mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1946 1967
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2007
May 1943–Apr 1947
48-Month
160.41"
(4,074.41mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
-20.23"
(-513.85mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1945 1967
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2010
May 1942–Apr 1947
60-Month
204.48"
(5,193.79mm)
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
-21.30"
(-541.02mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1946 1967
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/