Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, April 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1988
1-Month
2.88"
(73.15mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1986 1942
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1983
Mar–Apr 1988
2-Month
7.00"
(177.80mm)
8.28"
(210.31mm)
-1.28"
(-32.51mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1986 1915
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1983
Ties: 1949
Feb–Apr 1988
3-Month
12.26"
(311.40mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
0.54"
(13.71mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1986 2012
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1983
Ties: 1996
Jan–Apr 1988
4-Month
15.24"
(387.10mm)
15.66"
(397.76mm)
-0.42"
(-10.66mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1986 1985
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1983
Dec 1987–Apr 1988
5-Month
18.02"
(457.71mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
-1.79"
(-45.46mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1986 1985
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2010
Nov 1987–Apr 1988
6-Month
21.45"
(544.83mm)
23.96"
(608.58mm)
-2.51"
(-63.75mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1984
Ties: 1940
Oct 1987–Apr 1988
7-Month
24.47"
(621.54mm)
27.49"
(698.25mm)
-3.02"
(-76.71mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Sep 1987–Apr 1988
8-Month
30.61"
(777.49mm)
31.09"
(789.69mm)
-0.48"
(-12.20mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1985
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Aug 1987–Apr 1988
9-Month
33.75"
(857.25mm)
35.13"
(892.30mm)
-1.38"
(-35.05mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jul 1987–Apr 1988
10-Month
35.12"
(892.05mm)
38.37"
(974.60mm)
-3.25"
(-82.55mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1985 1966
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2010
Jun 1987–Apr 1988
11-Month
36.93"
(938.02mm)
41.66"
(1,058.16mm)
-4.73"
(-120.14mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1985 1966
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2010
May 1987–Apr 1988
12-Month
38.89"
(987.81mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
-6.23"
(-158.24mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2007
Nov 1986–Apr 1988
18-Month
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
69.07"
(1,754.38mm)
3.55"
(90.17mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1899
May 1986–Apr 1988
24-Month
93.05"
(2,363.47mm)
90.21"
(2,291.33mm)
2.84"
(72.14mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2007
May 1985–Apr 1988
36-Month
141.47"
(3,593.34mm)
135.40"
(3,439.16mm)
6.07"
(154.18mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1983 1967
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2007
May 1984–Apr 1988
48-Month
180.50"
(4,584.70mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1982 1967
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2010
May 1983–Apr 1988
60-Month
234.71"
(5,961.63mm)
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
8.93"
(226.82mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1967
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 24, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/