Climate at a Glance

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, April 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1978
1-Month
2.18"
(55.37mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
-1.88"
(-47.75mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1976 1942
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1983
Mar–Apr 1978
2-Month
5.34"
(135.64mm)
8.28"
(210.31mm)
-2.94"
(-74.67mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1966 1915
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1983
Feb–Apr 1978
3-Month
7.78"
(197.61mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-3.94"
(-100.08mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1966 2012
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1983
Jan–Apr 1978
4-Month
16.83"
(427.48mm)
15.66"
(397.76mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1983
Dec 1977–Apr 1978
5-Month
23.28"
(591.31mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
3.47"
(88.14mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2010
Nov 1977–Apr 1978
6-Month
26.63"
(676.40mm)
23.96"
(608.58mm)
2.67"
(67.82mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1984
Oct 1977–Apr 1978
7-Month
33.79"
(858.27mm)
27.49"
(698.25mm)
6.30"
(160.02mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Sep 1977–Apr 1978
8-Month
39.63"
(1,006.60mm)
31.09"
(789.69mm)
8.54"
(216.91mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Aug 1977–Apr 1978
9-Month
43.43"
(1,103.12mm)
35.13"
(892.30mm)
8.30"
(210.82mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jul 1977–Apr 1978
10-Month
45.83"
(1,164.08mm)
38.37"
(974.60mm)
7.46"
(189.48mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2010
Ties: 2006
Jun 1977–Apr 1978
11-Month
50.48"
(1,282.19mm)
41.66"
(1,058.16mm)
8.82"
(224.03mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2010
May 1977–Apr 1978
12-Month
53.61"
(1,361.69mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
8.49"
(215.64mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2007
Nov 1976–Apr 1978
18-Month
73.76"
(1,873.50mm)
69.07"
(1,754.38mm)
4.69"
(119.12mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1899
May 1976–Apr 1978
24-Month
96.74"
(2,457.20mm)
90.21"
(2,291.33mm)
6.53"
(165.87mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2007
May 1975–Apr 1978
36-Month
148.34"
(3,767.84mm)
135.40"
(3,439.16mm)
12.94"
(328.68mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1977 1967
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2007
May 1974–Apr 1978
48-Month
192.25"
(4,883.15mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
11.61"
(294.89mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1977 1967
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2010
May 1973–Apr 1978
60-Month
241.64"
(6,137.66mm)
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
15.86"
(402.85mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1973 1967
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/