Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, April 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1987
1-Month
8.29"
(210.57mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
4.23"
(107.45mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1942
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Mar–Apr 1987
2-Month
13.05"
(331.47mm)
8.28"
(210.31mm)
4.77"
(121.16mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1986 1915
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Feb–Apr 1987
3-Month
13.71"
(348.23mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
1.99"
(50.54mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1986 2012
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Jan–Apr 1987
4-Month
19.24"
(488.70mm)
15.66"
(397.76mm)
3.58"
(90.94mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1986 1985
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Dec 1986–Apr 1987
5-Month
26.84"
(681.74mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
7.03"
(178.57mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1986 1985
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2010
Nov 1986–Apr 1987
6-Month
33.73"
(856.74mm)
23.96"
(608.58mm)
9.77"
(248.16mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1986 1985
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Oct 1986–Apr 1987
7-Month
36.54"
(928.12mm)
27.49"
(698.25mm)
9.05"
(229.87mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Sep 1986–Apr 1987
8-Month
37.50"
(952.50mm)
31.09"
(789.69mm)
6.41"
(162.81mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1986 1985
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Aug 1986–Apr 1987
9-Month
41.81"
(1,061.97mm)
35.13"
(892.30mm)
6.68"
(169.67mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1986 1985
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jul 1986–Apr 1987
10-Month
47.58"
(1,208.53mm)
38.37"
(974.60mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2010
Jun 1986–Apr 1987
11-Month
52.14"
(1,324.36mm)
41.66"
(1,058.16mm)
10.48"
(266.20mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2010
May 1986–Apr 1987
12-Month
54.16"
(1,375.66mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
9.04"
(229.61mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2007
Nov 1985–Apr 1987
18-Month
76.55"
(1,944.37mm)
69.07"
(1,754.38mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1899
May 1985–Apr 1987
24-Month
102.58"
(2,605.53mm)
90.21"
(2,291.33mm)
12.37"
(314.20mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2007
May 1984–Apr 1987
36-Month
141.61"
(3,596.89mm)
135.40"
(3,439.16mm)
6.21"
(157.73mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1983 1967
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2007
May 1983–Apr 1987
48-Month
195.82"
(4,973.83mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
15.18"
(385.57mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1984 1967
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2010
May 1982–Apr 1987
60-Month
256.47"
(6,514.34mm)
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
30.69"
(779.53mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1986 1967
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 16, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/