Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, April 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1953
1-Month
5.98"
(151.89mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
1.92"
(48.77mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1952 1942
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1983
Mar–Apr 1953
2-Month
14.78"
(375.41mm)
8.28"
(210.31mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1915
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1983
Feb–Apr 1953
3-Month
19.16"
(486.66mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
7.44"
(188.97mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1952 2012
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jan–Apr 1953
4-Month
25.15"
(638.81mm)
15.66"
(397.76mm)
9.49"
(241.05mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1952 1985
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Dec 1952–Apr 1953
5-Month
28.84"
(732.54mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
9.03"
(229.37mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1985
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Nov 1952–Apr 1953
6-Month
31.06"
(788.92mm)
23.96"
(608.58mm)
7.10"
(180.34mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1952 1985
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1984
Oct 1952–Apr 1953
7-Month
32.47"
(824.74mm)
27.49"
(698.25mm)
4.98"
(126.49mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Sep 1952–Apr 1953
8-Month
34.39"
(873.51mm)
31.09"
(789.69mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1952 1985
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Aug 1952–Apr 1953
9-Month
42.90"
(1,089.66mm)
35.13"
(892.30mm)
7.77"
(197.36mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1952 1985
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Jul 1952–Apr 1953
10-Month
43.60"
(1,107.44mm)
38.37"
(974.60mm)
5.23"
(132.84mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2010
Jun 1952–Apr 1953
11-Month
46.77"
(1,187.96mm)
41.66"
(1,058.16mm)
5.11"
(129.80mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2010
May 1952–Apr 1953
12-Month
50.42"
(1,280.67mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
5.30"
(134.62mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2007
Nov 1951–Apr 1953
18-Month
79.38"
(2,016.25mm)
69.07"
(1,754.38mm)
10.31"
(261.87mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1899
May 1951–Apr 1953
24-Month
96.38"
(2,448.05mm)
90.21"
(2,291.33mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2007
May 1950–Apr 1953
36-Month
137.28"
(3,486.91mm)
135.40"
(3,439.16mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1952 1967
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2007
May 1949–Apr 1953
48-Month
171.29"
(4,350.77mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
-9.35"
(-237.49mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1952 1967
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2010
May 1948–Apr 1953
60-Month
217.39"
(5,521.71mm)
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
-8.39"
(-213.10mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1967
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/