Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, April 1983

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1983
1-Month
10.59"
(268.99mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
6.53"
(165.87mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1982 1942
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Mar–Apr 1983
2-Month
18.60"
(472.44mm)
8.28"
(210.31mm)
10.32"
(262.13mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1982 1915
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Feb–Apr 1983
3-Month
23.39"
(594.11mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
11.67"
(296.42mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1982 2012
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jan–Apr 1983
4-Month
27.99"
(710.95mm)
15.66"
(397.76mm)
12.33"
(313.19mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1982 1985
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Dec 1982–Apr 1983
5-Month
30.00"
(762.00mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
10.19"
(258.83mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1982 1985
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Nov 1982–Apr 1983
6-Month
34.32"
(871.73mm)
23.96"
(608.58mm)
10.36"
(263.15mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1985
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Oct 1982–Apr 1983
7-Month
37.49"
(952.25mm)
27.49"
(698.25mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Sep 1982–Apr 1983
8-Month
40.88"
(1,038.35mm)
31.09"
(789.69mm)
9.79"
(248.66mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1982 1985
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Aug 1982–Apr 1983
9-Month
43.85"
(1,113.79mm)
35.13"
(892.30mm)
8.72"
(221.49mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1982 1985
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jul 1982–Apr 1983
10-Month
46.76"
(1,187.70mm)
38.37"
(974.60mm)
8.39"
(213.10mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2010
Jun 1982–Apr 1983
11-Month
58.46"
(1,484.88mm)
41.66"
(1,058.16mm)
16.80"
(426.72mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
May 1982–Apr 1983
12-Month
60.65"
(1,540.51mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
15.53"
(394.46mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2007
Nov 1981–Apr 1983
18-Month
87.01"
(2,210.05mm)
69.07"
(1,754.38mm)
17.94"
(455.67mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1899
May 1981–Apr 1983
24-Month
105.28"
(2,674.11mm)
90.21"
(2,291.33mm)
15.07"
(382.78mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2007
May 1980–Apr 1983
36-Month
138.46"
(3,516.88mm)
135.40"
(3,439.16mm)
3.06"
(77.72mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1982 1967
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2007
May 1979–Apr 1983
48-Month
186.41"
(4,734.81mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
5.77"
(146.55mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1982 1967
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2010
May 1978–Apr 1983
60-Month
239.74"
(6,089.40mm)
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
13.96"
(354.59mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1982 1967
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2020, retrieved on July 7, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/