Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, April 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1981
1-Month
4.25"
(107.95mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
0.19"
(4.83mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1942
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1983
Mar–Apr 1981
2-Month
5.08"
(129.03mm)
8.28"
(210.31mm)
-3.20"
(-81.28mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1966 1915
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1983
Feb–Apr 1981
3-Month
10.98"
(278.89mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1978 2012
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1983
Jan–Apr 1981
4-Month
11.86"
(301.24mm)
15.66"
(397.76mm)
-3.80"
(-96.52mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1966 1985
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1983
Dec 1980–Apr 1981
5-Month
13.36"
(339.34mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
-6.45"
(-163.83mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1966 1985
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2010
Nov 1980–Apr 1981
6-Month
17.22"
(437.39mm)
23.96"
(608.58mm)
-6.74"
(-171.19mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1966 1985
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1984
Oct 1980–Apr 1981
7-Month
21.58"
(548.13mm)
27.49"
(698.25mm)
-5.91"
(-150.12mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Sep 1980–Apr 1981
8-Month
22.50"
(571.50mm)
31.09"
(789.69mm)
-8.59"
(-218.19mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1966 1985
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Aug 1980–Apr 1981
9-Month
24.49"
(622.05mm)
35.13"
(892.30mm)
-10.64"
(-270.25mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1966 1985
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jul 1980–Apr 1981
10-Month
28.15"
(715.01mm)
38.37"
(974.60mm)
-10.22"
(-259.59mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2010
Jun 1980–Apr 1981
11-Month
31.46"
(799.08mm)
41.66"
(1,058.16mm)
-10.20"
(-259.08mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2010
May 1980–Apr 1981
12-Month
33.18"
(842.77mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
-11.94"
(-303.28mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2007
Nov 1979–Apr 1981
18-Month
55.55"
(1,410.97mm)
69.07"
(1,754.38mm)
-13.52"
(-343.41mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1967 1966
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1899
May 1979–Apr 1981
24-Month
81.13"
(2,060.70mm)
90.21"
(2,291.33mm)
-9.08"
(-230.63mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1967 1966
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2007
May 1978–Apr 1981
36-Month
134.46"
(3,415.28mm)
135.40"
(3,439.16mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2007
May 1977–Apr 1981
48-Month
188.07"
(4,776.98mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
7.43"
(188.72mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1977 1967
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2010
May 1976–Apr 1981
60-Month
231.20"
(5,872.48mm)
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
5.42"
(137.67mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on November 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/