Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, April 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1959
1-Month
3.99"
(101.35mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
-0.07"
(-1.77mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1956 1942
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Ties: 1916, 1972, 2016
Mar–Apr 1959
2-Month
9.89"
(251.21mm)
8.28"
(210.31mm)
1.61"
(40.90mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1957 1915
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Feb–Apr 1959
3-Month
13.18"
(334.77mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
1.46"
(37.08mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1957 2012
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Jan–Apr 1959
4-Month
15.57"
(395.48mm)
15.66"
(397.76mm)
-0.09"
(-2.28mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1957 1985
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Dec 1958–Apr 1959
5-Month
17.26"
(438.40mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1957 1985
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2010
Ties: 1971, 1990
Nov 1958–Apr 1959
6-Month
20.41"
(518.41mm)
23.96"
(608.58mm)
-3.55"
(-90.17mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1957 1985
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Oct 1958–Apr 1959
7-Month
23.83"
(605.28mm)
27.49"
(698.25mm)
-3.66"
(-92.97mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1966
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Sep 1958–Apr 1959
8-Month
28.87"
(733.30mm)
31.09"
(789.69mm)
-2.22"
(-56.39mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1957 1985
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Aug 1958–Apr 1959
9-Month
34.42"
(874.27mm)
35.13"
(892.30mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1985
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Ties: 1916
Jul 1958–Apr 1959
10-Month
39.23"
(996.44mm)
38.37"
(974.60mm)
0.86"
(21.84mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1957 1966
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2010
Jun 1958–Apr 1959
11-Month
41.68"
(1,058.67mm)
41.66"
(1,058.16mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2010
May 1958–Apr 1959
12-Month
45.93"
(1,166.62mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2007
Nov 1957–Apr 1959
18-Month
78.47"
(1,993.14mm)
69.07"
(1,754.38mm)
9.40"
(238.76mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1899
May 1957–Apr 1959
24-Month
89.36"
(2,269.74mm)
90.21"
(2,291.33mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2007
May 1956–Apr 1959
36-Month
126.63"
(3,216.40mm)
135.40"
(3,439.16mm)
-8.77"
(-222.76mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1952 1967
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2007
May 1955–Apr 1959
48-Month
182.19"
(4,627.63mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1953 1967
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2010
May 1954–Apr 1959
60-Month
235.04"
(5,970.02mm)
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
9.26"
(235.21mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1954 1967
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 10, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/