Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, April 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2017
1-Month
6.56"
(166.62mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2016 1942
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1983
Mar–Apr 2017
2-Month
10.28"
(261.11mm)
8.28"
(210.31mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2016 1915
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1983
Feb–Apr 2017
3-Month
12.60"
(320.04mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2016 2012
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1983
Jan–Apr 2017
4-Month
17.44"
(442.98mm)
15.66"
(397.76mm)
1.78"
(45.22mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2016 1985
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1983
Dec 2016–Apr 2017
5-Month
20.97"
(532.64mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
1.16"
(29.47mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2016 1985
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2010
Nov 2016–Apr 2017
6-Month
24.18"
(614.17mm)
23.96"
(608.58mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2016 1985
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1984
Ties: 1956, 2015
Oct 2016–Apr 2017
7-Month
30.50"
(774.70mm)
27.49"
(698.25mm)
3.01"
(76.45mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2016 1966
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Sep 2016–Apr 2017
8-Month
33.25"
(844.55mm)
31.09"
(789.69mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2016 1985
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Aug 2016–Apr 2017
9-Month
36.10"
(916.94mm)
35.13"
(892.30mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2016 1985
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019
Jul 2016–Apr 2017
10-Month
38.70"
(982.98mm)
38.37"
(974.60mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2016 1966
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2010
Jun 2016–Apr 2017
11-Month
40.14"
(1,019.56mm)
41.66"
(1,058.16mm)
-1.52"
(-38.60mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1966
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2010
May 2016–Apr 2017
12-Month
43.59"
(1,107.19mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
-1.53"
(-38.86mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2016 1966
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2007
Nov 2015–Apr 2017
18-Month
66.51"
(1,689.35mm)
69.07"
(1,754.38mm)
-2.56"
(-65.03mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2013 1966
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1899
May 2015–Apr 2017
24-Month
86.55"
(2,198.37mm)
90.21"
(2,291.33mm)
-3.66"
(-92.96mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2016 1966
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2007
May 2014–Apr 2017
36-Month
128.80"
(3,271.52mm)
135.40"
(3,439.16mm)
-6.60"
(-167.64mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1982 1967
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2007
May 2013–Apr 2017
48-Month
179.05"
(4,547.87mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
-1.59"
(-40.39mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1967
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2010
May 2012–Apr 2017
60-Month
222.02"
(5,639.31mm)
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
-3.76"
(-95.50mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1989 1967
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/