Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, April 1990

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1990
1-Month
5.29"
(134.37mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
1.23"
(31.25mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1989 1942
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1983
Ties: 1998
Mar–Apr 1990
2-Month
7.28"
(184.91mm)
8.28"
(210.31mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1988 1915
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1983
Feb–Apr 1990
3-Month
10.63"
(270.00mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-1.09"
(-27.69mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1986 2012
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1983
Ties: 1982
Jan–Apr 1990
4-Month
15.90"
(403.86mm)
15.66"
(397.76mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1989 1985
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1983
Dec 1989–Apr 1990
5-Month
17.26"
(438.40mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1989 1985
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2010
Ties: 1959, 1971
Nov 1989–Apr 1990
6-Month
22.77"
(578.36mm)
23.96"
(608.58mm)
-1.19"
(-30.22mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1988 1985
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1984
Oct 1989–Apr 1990
7-Month
30.12"
(765.05mm)
27.49"
(698.25mm)
2.63"
(66.80mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1989 1966
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Sep 1989–Apr 1990
8-Month
34.87"
(885.70mm)
31.09"
(789.69mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1989 1985
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Aug 1989–Apr 1990
9-Month
41.02"
(1,041.91mm)
35.13"
(892.30mm)
5.89"
(149.61mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1989 1985
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jul 1989–Apr 1990
10-Month
46.92"
(1,191.77mm)
38.37"
(974.60mm)
8.55"
(217.17mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1989 1966
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2010
Jun 1989–Apr 1990
11-Month
52.15"
(1,324.61mm)
41.66"
(1,058.16mm)
10.49"
(266.45mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1989 1966
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2010
May 1989–Apr 1990
12-Month
57.59"
(1,462.79mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
12.47"
(316.74mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1989 1966
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2007
Nov 1988–Apr 1990
18-Month
80.62"
(2,047.75mm)
69.07"
(1,754.38mm)
11.55"
(293.37mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1989 1966
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1899
May 1988–Apr 1990
24-Month
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
90.21"
(2,291.33mm)
8.42"
(213.87mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1989 1966
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2007
May 1987–Apr 1990
36-Month
137.52"
(3,493.01mm)
135.40"
(3,439.16mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1989 1967
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2007
May 1986–Apr 1990
48-Month
191.68"
(4,868.67mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
11.04"
(280.41mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1989 1967
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2010
May 1985–Apr 1990
60-Month
240.10"
(6,098.54mm)
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
14.32"
(363.73mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1989 1967
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 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/