Climate at a Glance

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, April 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1971
1-Month
2.54"
(64.52mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
-1.52"
(-38.60mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1968 1942
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Mar–Apr 1971
2-Month
5.81"
(147.57mm)
8.28"
(210.31mm)
-2.47"
(-62.74mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1966 1915
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Feb–Apr 1971
3-Month
11.26"
(286.00mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1968 2012
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Jan–Apr 1971
4-Month
13.47"
(342.14mm)
15.66"
(397.76mm)
-2.19"
(-55.62mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1966 1985
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1983
Dec 1970–Apr 1971
5-Month
17.26"
(438.40mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1967 1985
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
Ties: 1959, 1990
Nov 1970–Apr 1971
6-Month
22.61"
(574.29mm)
23.96"
(608.58mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1967 1985
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1984
Oct 1970–Apr 1971
7-Month
26.23"
(666.24mm)
27.49"
(698.25mm)
-1.26"
(-32.01mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1967 1966
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Ties: 1955
Sep 1970–Apr 1971
8-Month
28.89"
(733.81mm)
31.09"
(789.69mm)
-2.20"
(-55.88mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1966 1985
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Aug 1970–Apr 1971
9-Month
33.40"
(848.36mm)
35.13"
(892.30mm)
-1.73"
(-43.94mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1969 1985
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Jul 1970–Apr 1971
10-Month
34.89"
(886.21mm)
38.37"
(974.60mm)
-3.48"
(-88.39mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
Jun 1970–Apr 1971
11-Month
38.66"
(981.96mm)
41.66"
(1,058.16mm)
-3.00"
(-76.20mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1967 1966
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
May 1970–Apr 1971
12-Month
42.01"
(1,067.05mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
-3.11"
(-79.00mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1967 1966
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2007
Nov 1969–Apr 1971
18-Month
73.17"
(1,858.52mm)
69.07"
(1,754.38mm)
4.10"
(104.14mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1899
May 1969–Apr 1971
24-Month
91.18"
(2,315.97mm)
90.21"
(2,291.33mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1968 1966
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2007
May 1968–Apr 1971
36-Month
134.42"
(3,414.27mm)
135.40"
(3,439.16mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2007
May 1967–Apr 1971
48-Month
182.39"
(4,632.71mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1970 1967
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2010
May 1966–Apr 1971
60-Month
223.43"
(5,675.12mm)
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
-2.35"
(-59.69mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1970 1967
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 7, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/