Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, April 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2003
1-Month
4.87"
(123.70mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
0.81"
(20.58mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2002 1942
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1983
Mar–Apr 2003
2-Month
10.14"
(257.56mm)
8.28"
(210.31mm)
1.86"
(47.25mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2002 1915
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1983
Feb–Apr 2003
3-Month
14.31"
(363.47mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
2.59"
(65.78mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2002 2012
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1983
Jan–Apr 2003
4-Month
16.64"
(422.66mm)
15.66"
(397.76mm)
0.98"
(24.90mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2002 1985
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1983
Dec 2002–Apr 2003
5-Month
22.17"
(563.12mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
2.36"
(59.95mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2002 1985
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2010
Nov 2002–Apr 2003
6-Month
28.12"
(714.25mm)
23.96"
(608.58mm)
4.16"
(105.67mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2002 1985
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1984
Oct 2002–Apr 2003
7-Month
32.15"
(816.61mm)
27.49"
(698.25mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Sep 2002–Apr 2003
8-Month
37.52"
(953.01mm)
31.09"
(789.69mm)
6.43"
(163.32mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2002 1985
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Aug 2002–Apr 2003
9-Month
39.76"
(1,009.90mm)
35.13"
(892.30mm)
4.63"
(117.60mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1985
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Jul 2002–Apr 2003
10-Month
41.25"
(1,047.75mm)
38.37"
(974.60mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2010
Ties: 1974
Jun 2002–Apr 2003
11-Month
45.39"
(1,152.91mm)
41.66"
(1,058.16mm)
3.73"
(94.75mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2010
May 2002–Apr 2003
12-Month
51.03"
(1,296.16mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2007
Ties: 2004
Nov 2001–Apr 2003
18-Month
67.69"
(1,719.33mm)
69.07"
(1,754.38mm)
-1.38"
(-35.05mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1899
May 2001–Apr 2003
24-Month
90.15"
(2,289.81mm)
90.21"
(2,291.33mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2007
May 2000–Apr 2003
36-Month
137.87"
(3,501.90mm)
135.40"
(3,439.16mm)
2.47"
(62.74mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2002 1967
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2007
May 1999–Apr 2003
48-Month
183.98"
(4,673.09mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
3.34"
(84.83mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1997 1967
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2010
May 1998–Apr 2003
60-Month
235.23"
(5,974.84mm)
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
9.45"
(240.03mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2002 1967
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/