Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, April 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1948
1-Month
3.98"
(101.09mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1946 1942
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1983
Ties: 1970, 1977
Mar–Apr 1948
2-Month
8.07"
(204.98mm)
8.28"
(210.31mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1947 1915
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1983
Feb–Apr 1948
3-Month
9.95"
(252.73mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-1.77"
(-44.96mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1947 2012
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1983
Ties: 1897
Jan–Apr 1948
4-Month
14.69"
(373.13mm)
15.66"
(397.76mm)
-0.97"
(-24.63mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1947 1985
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1983
Dec 1947–Apr 1948
5-Month
18.11"
(459.99mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1947 1985
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2010
Nov 1947–Apr 1948
6-Month
22.91"
(581.91mm)
23.96"
(608.58mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1947 1985
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1984
Oct 1947–Apr 1948
7-Month
25.42"
(645.67mm)
27.49"
(698.25mm)
-2.07"
(-52.58mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Sep 1947–Apr 1948
8-Month
29.13"
(739.90mm)
31.09"
(789.69mm)
-1.96"
(-49.79mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1947 1985
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Aug 1947–Apr 1948
9-Month
31.36"
(796.54mm)
35.13"
(892.30mm)
-3.77"
(-95.76mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1944 1985
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Jul 1947–Apr 1948
10-Month
35.60"
(904.24mm)
38.37"
(974.60mm)
-2.77"
(-70.36mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2010
Jun 1947–Apr 1948
11-Month
39.54"
(1,004.32mm)
41.66"
(1,058.16mm)
-2.12"
(-53.84mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2010
May 1947–Apr 1948
12-Month
43.86"
(1,114.04mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
-1.26"
(-32.01mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2007
Nov 1946–Apr 1948
18-Month
61.66"
(1,566.16mm)
69.07"
(1,754.38mm)
-7.41"
(-188.22mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1899
May 1946–Apr 1948
24-Month
85.84"
(2,180.34mm)
90.21"
(2,291.33mm)
-4.37"
(-110.99mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2007
May 1945–Apr 1948
36-Month
128.88"
(3,273.55mm)
135.40"
(3,439.16mm)
-6.52"
(-165.61mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1947 1967
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2007
May 1944–Apr 1948
48-Month
168.64"
(4,283.46mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
-12.00"
(-304.80mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1967
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2010
May 1943–Apr 1948
60-Month
204.27"
(5,188.46mm)
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
-21.51"
(-546.35mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1946 1967
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/