Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, April 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2016
1-Month
3.99"
(101.35mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
-0.07"
(-1.77mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2015 1942
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1983
Ties: 1916, 1959, 1972
Mar–Apr 2016
2-Month
6.65"
(168.91mm)
8.28"
(210.31mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1915
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1983
Ties: 2015
Feb–Apr 2016
3-Month
11.91"
(302.51mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
0.19"
(4.82mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2015 2012
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1983
Jan–Apr 2016
4-Month
15.11"
(383.79mm)
15.66"
(397.76mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2015 1985
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1983
Dec 2015–Apr 2016
5-Month
20.33"
(516.38mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2015 1985
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2010
Nov 2015–Apr 2016
6-Month
22.92"
(582.17mm)
23.96"
(608.58mm)
-1.04"
(-26.41mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2013 1985
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1984
Oct 2015–Apr 2016
7-Month
26.94"
(684.28mm)
27.49"
(698.25mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2013 1966
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Sep 2015–Apr 2016
8-Month
30.94"
(785.88mm)
31.09"
(789.69mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2015 1985
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019
Aug 2015–Apr 2016
9-Month
33.47"
(850.14mm)
35.13"
(892.30mm)
-1.66"
(-42.16mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2015 1985
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
Jul 2015–Apr 2016
10-Month
36.59"
(929.39mm)
38.37"
(974.60mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2014 1966
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2010
Jun 2015–Apr 2016
11-Month
41.93"
(1,065.02mm)
41.66"
(1,058.16mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2015 1966
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2010
May 2015–Apr 2016
12-Month
42.96"
(1,091.18mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
-2.16"
(-54.87mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2015 1966
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2007
Nov 2014–Apr 2016
18-Month
67.14"
(1,705.36mm)
69.07"
(1,754.38mm)
-1.93"
(-49.02mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2013 1966
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1899
May 2014–Apr 2016
24-Month
85.21"
(2,164.33mm)
90.21"
(2,291.33mm)
-5.00"
(-127.00mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2007
May 2013–Apr 2016
36-Month
135.46"
(3,440.68mm)
135.40"
(3,439.16mm)
0.06"
(1.52mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2002 1967
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2007
May 2012–Apr 2016
48-Month
178.43"
(4,532.12mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
-2.21"
(-56.14mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2010
May 2011–Apr 2016
60-Month
228.57"
(5,805.68mm)
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1996 1967
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 7, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/