Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, April 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1979
1-Month
5.10"
(129.54mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
1.04"
(26.42mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1978 1942
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Mar–Apr 1979
2-Month
7.89"
(200.41mm)
8.28"
(210.31mm)
-0.39"
(-9.90mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1978 1915
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1983
Ties: 1969
Feb–Apr 1979
3-Month
12.01"
(305.05mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
0.29"
(7.36mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1978 2012
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1983
Jan–Apr 1979
4-Month
23.94"
(608.08mm)
15.66"
(397.76mm)
8.28"
(210.32mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1978 1985
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Dec 1978–Apr 1979
5-Month
28.64"
(727.46mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
8.83"
(224.29mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1985
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2010
Nov 1978–Apr 1979
6-Month
31.47"
(799.34mm)
23.96"
(608.58mm)
7.51"
(190.76mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1978 1985
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1984
Oct 1978–Apr 1979
7-Month
35.05"
(890.27mm)
27.49"
(698.25mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Sep 1978–Apr 1979
8-Month
37.23"
(945.64mm)
31.09"
(789.69mm)
6.14"
(155.95mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Aug 1978–Apr 1979
9-Month
42.75"
(1,085.85mm)
35.13"
(892.30mm)
7.62"
(193.55mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jul 1978–Apr 1979
10-Month
45.96"
(1,167.38mm)
38.37"
(974.60mm)
7.59"
(192.78mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2010
Jun 1978–Apr 1979
11-Month
47.66"
(1,210.56mm)
41.66"
(1,058.16mm)
6.00"
(152.40mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2010
May 1978–Apr 1979
12-Month
53.33"
(1,354.58mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2007
Ties: 1933
Nov 1977–Apr 1979
18-Month
79.96"
(2,030.98mm)
69.07"
(1,754.38mm)
10.89"
(276.60mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1899
May 1977–Apr 1979
24-Month
106.94"
(2,716.28mm)
90.21"
(2,291.33mm)
16.73"
(424.95mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2007
May 1976–Apr 1979
36-Month
150.07"
(3,811.78mm)
135.40"
(3,439.16mm)
14.67"
(372.62mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1967
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2007
May 1975–Apr 1979
48-Month
201.67"
(5,122.42mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
21.03"
(534.16mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1978 1967
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2010
May 1974–Apr 1979
60-Month
245.58"
(6,237.73mm)
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
19.80"
(502.92mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1978 1967
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 16, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/