Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, April 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1980
1-Month
5.52"
(140.21mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
1.46"
(37.09mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1979 1942
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Mar–Apr 1980
2-Month
13.61"
(345.69mm)
8.28"
(210.31mm)
5.33"
(135.38mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1979 1915
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Feb–Apr 1980
3-Month
14.70"
(373.38mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
2.98"
(75.69mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1979 2012
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1983
Jan–Apr 1980
4-Month
16.05"
(407.67mm)
15.66"
(397.76mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1983
Dec 1979–Apr 1980
5-Month
17.96"
(456.18mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1985
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2010
Nov 1979–Apr 1980
6-Month
22.37"
(568.20mm)
23.96"
(608.58mm)
-1.59"
(-40.38mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1984
Oct 1979–Apr 1980
7-Month
26.31"
(668.27mm)
27.49"
(698.25mm)
-1.18"
(-29.98mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Ties: 1968
Sep 1979–Apr 1980
8-Month
30.37"
(771.40mm)
31.09"
(789.69mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Aug 1979–Apr 1980
9-Month
37.94"
(963.68mm)
35.13"
(892.30mm)
2.81"
(71.38mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jul 1979–Apr 1980
10-Month
40.32"
(1,024.13mm)
38.37"
(974.60mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2010
Jun 1979–Apr 1980
11-Month
41.66"
(1,058.16mm)
41.66"
(1,058.16mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2010
May 1979–Apr 1980
12-Month
47.95"
(1,217.93mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2007
Nov 1978–Apr 1980
18-Month
79.42"
(2,017.27mm)
69.07"
(1,754.38mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1899
Ties: 2011
May 1978–Apr 1980
24-Month
101.28"
(2,572.51mm)
90.21"
(2,291.33mm)
11.07"
(281.18mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2007
May 1977–Apr 1980
36-Month
154.89"
(3,934.21mm)
135.40"
(3,439.16mm)
19.49"
(495.05mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1979 1967
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2007
May 1976–Apr 1980
48-Month
198.02"
(5,029.71mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
17.38"
(441.45mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1978 1967
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2010
May 1975–Apr 1980
60-Month
249.62"
(6,340.35mm)
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
23.84"
(605.54mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1979 1967
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 20, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/