Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, April 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2002
1-Month
3.62"
(91.95mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2001 1942
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1983
Mar–Apr 2002
2-Month
8.21"
(208.53mm)
8.28"
(210.31mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1999 1915
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1983
Feb–Apr 2002
3-Month
10.12"
(257.05mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1995 2012
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1983
Jan–Apr 2002
4-Month
13.06"
(331.72mm)
15.66"
(397.76mm)
-2.60"
(-66.04mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1995 1985
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1983
Dec 2001–Apr 2002
5-Month
15.77"
(400.56mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
-4.04"
(-102.61mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1992 1985
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2010
Nov 2001–Apr 2002
6-Month
16.66"
(423.16mm)
23.96"
(608.58mm)
-7.30"
(-185.42mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1984
Oct 2001–Apr 2002
7-Month
18.18"
(461.77mm)
27.49"
(698.25mm)
-9.31"
(-236.48mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1985 1966
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Sep 2001–Apr 2002
8-Month
21.20"
(538.48mm)
31.09"
(789.69mm)
-9.89"
(-251.21mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Aug 2001–Apr 2002
9-Month
25.42"
(645.67mm)
35.13"
(892.30mm)
-9.71"
(-246.63mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jul 2001–Apr 2002
10-Month
28.67"
(728.22mm)
38.37"
(974.60mm)
-9.70"
(-246.38mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1985 1966
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2010
Jun 2001–Apr 2002
11-Month
35.01"
(889.25mm)
41.66"
(1,058.16mm)
-6.65"
(-168.91mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1985 1966
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2010
May 2001–Apr 2002
12-Month
39.12"
(993.65mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
-6.00"
(-152.40mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1988 1966
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2007
Nov 2000–Apr 2002
18-Month
65.12"
(1,654.05mm)
69.07"
(1,754.38mm)
-3.95"
(-100.33mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1989 1966
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1899
May 2000–Apr 2002
24-Month
86.84"
(2,205.74mm)
90.21"
(2,291.33mm)
-3.37"
(-85.59mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2007
May 1999–Apr 2002
36-Month
132.95"
(3,376.93mm)
135.40"
(3,439.16mm)
-2.45"
(-62.23mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1996 1967
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2007
May 1998–Apr 2002
48-Month
184.20"
(4,678.68mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1997 1967
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2010
May 1997–Apr 2002
60-Month
232.59"
(5,907.79mm)
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
6.81"
(172.98mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1998 1967
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 17, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/