Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, April 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1972
1-Month
3.99"
(101.35mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
-0.07"
(-1.77mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1971 1942
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Ties: 1916, 1959, 2016
Mar–Apr 1972
2-Month
10.67"
(271.02mm)
8.28"
(210.31mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1971 1915
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Feb–Apr 1972
3-Month
16.21"
(411.73mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
4.49"
(114.04mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1971 2012
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Jan–Apr 1972
4-Month
18.53"
(470.66mm)
15.66"
(397.76mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1971 1985
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Dec 1971–Apr 1972
5-Month
21.27"
(540.26mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
1.46"
(37.09mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1985
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
Nov 1971–Apr 1972
6-Month
27.08"
(687.83mm)
23.96"
(608.58mm)
3.12"
(79.25mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1971 1985
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1984
Oct 1971–Apr 1972
7-Month
30.70"
(779.78mm)
27.49"
(698.25mm)
3.21"
(81.53mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Sep 1971–Apr 1972
8-Month
32.89"
(835.41mm)
31.09"
(789.69mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1971 1985
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Aug 1971–Apr 1972
9-Month
35.86"
(910.84mm)
35.13"
(892.30mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1971 1985
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Jul 1971–Apr 1972
10-Month
39.38"
(1,000.25mm)
38.37"
(974.60mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
Jun 1971–Apr 1972
11-Month
40.64"
(1,032.26mm)
41.66"
(1,058.16mm)
-1.02"
(-25.90mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
May 1971–Apr 1972
12-Month
44.93"
(1,141.22mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
-0.19"
(-4.83mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2007
Nov 1970–Apr 1972
18-Month
67.54"
(1,715.52mm)
69.07"
(1,754.38mm)
-1.53"
(-38.86mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1967 1966
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1899
May 1970–Apr 1972
24-Month
86.94"
(2,208.28mm)
90.21"
(2,291.33mm)
-3.27"
(-83.05mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1967 1966
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2007
May 1969–Apr 1972
36-Month
136.11"
(3,457.19mm)
135.40"
(3,439.16mm)
0.71"
(18.03mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2007
Ties: 1914
May 1968–Apr 1972
48-Month
179.35"
(4,555.49mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
-1.29"
(-32.77mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2010
May 1967–Apr 1972
60-Month
227.32"
(5,773.93mm)
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/