Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, April 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1989
1-Month
5.04"
(128.02mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
0.98"
(24.90mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1988 1942
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1983
Mar–Apr 1989
2-Month
8.92"
(226.57mm)
8.28"
(210.31mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1988 1915
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1983
Ties: 1919
Feb–Apr 1989
3-Month
11.77"
(298.96mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1986 2012
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1983
Jan–Apr 1989
4-Month
13.31"
(338.07mm)
15.66"
(397.76mm)
-2.35"
(-59.69mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1983
Dec 1988–Apr 1989
5-Month
14.65"
(372.11mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
-5.16"
(-131.06mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2010
Nov 1988–Apr 1989
6-Month
23.03"
(584.96mm)
23.96"
(608.58mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1988 1985
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1984
Oct 1988–Apr 1989
7-Month
25.74"
(653.80mm)
27.49"
(698.25mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1988 1966
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Sep 1988–Apr 1989
8-Month
28.13"
(714.50mm)
31.09"
(789.69mm)
-2.96"
(-75.19mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1986 1985
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Ties: 1949
Aug 1988–Apr 1989
9-Month
29.46"
(748.28mm)
35.13"
(892.30mm)
-5.67"
(-144.02mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Jul 1988–Apr 1989
10-Month
36.30"
(922.02mm)
38.37"
(974.60mm)
-2.07"
(-52.58mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1988 1966
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2010
Jun 1988–Apr 1989
11-Month
37.97"
(964.44mm)
41.66"
(1,058.16mm)
-3.69"
(-93.72mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1988 1966
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2010
May 1988–Apr 1989
12-Month
41.04"
(1,042.42mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
-4.08"
(-103.63mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1988 1966
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2007
Ties: 1967
Nov 1987–Apr 1989
18-Month
62.49"
(1,587.25mm)
69.07"
(1,754.38mm)
-6.58"
(-167.13mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1899
May 1987–Apr 1989
24-Month
79.93"
(2,030.22mm)
90.21"
(2,291.33mm)
-10.28"
(-261.11mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2007
May 1986–Apr 1989
36-Month
134.09"
(3,405.89mm)
135.40"
(3,439.16mm)
-1.31"
(-33.27mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1967
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2007
May 1985–Apr 1989
48-Month
182.51"
(4,635.75mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
1.87"
(47.49mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1988 1967
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2010
May 1984–Apr 1989
60-Month
221.54"
(5,627.12mm)
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
-4.24"
(-107.69mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1970 1967
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/