Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, April 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1956
1-Month
3.24"
(82.30mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
-0.82"
(-20.82mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1950 1942
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1983
Mar–Apr 1956
2-Month
9.10"
(231.14mm)
8.28"
(210.31mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1955 1915
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Feb–Apr 1956
3-Month
13.47"
(342.14mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1955 2012
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Jan–Apr 1956
4-Month
18.21"
(462.53mm)
15.66"
(397.76mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1955 1985
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Dec 1955–Apr 1956
5-Month
19.01"
(482.85mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1955 1985
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2010
Nov 1955–Apr 1956
6-Month
24.18"
(614.17mm)
23.96"
(608.58mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1955 1985
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1984
Ties: 2015, 2017
Oct 1955–Apr 1956
7-Month
31.95"
(811.53mm)
27.49"
(698.25mm)
4.46"
(113.28mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Sep 1955–Apr 1956
8-Month
35.92"
(912.37mm)
31.09"
(789.69mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1955 1985
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Aug 1955–Apr 1956
9-Month
47.84"
(1,215.14mm)
35.13"
(892.30mm)
12.71"
(322.84mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1955 1985
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jul 1955–Apr 1956
10-Month
50.84"
(1,291.34mm)
38.37"
(974.60mm)
12.47"
(316.74mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2010
Jun 1955–Apr 1956
11-Month
54.02"
(1,372.11mm)
41.66"
(1,058.16mm)
12.36"
(313.95mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2010
May 1955–Apr 1956
12-Month
55.56"
(1,411.22mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
10.44"
(265.17mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2007
Nov 1954–Apr 1956
18-Month
79.28"
(2,013.71mm)
69.07"
(1,754.38mm)
10.21"
(259.33mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1899
Ties: 2022
May 1954–Apr 1956
24-Month
108.41"
(2,753.61mm)
90.21"
(2,291.33mm)
18.20"
(462.28mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2007
May 1953–Apr 1956
36-Month
154.48"
(3,923.79mm)
135.40"
(3,439.16mm)
19.08"
(484.63mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1955 1967
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2007
May 1952–Apr 1956
48-Month
204.90"
(5,204.46mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
24.26"
(616.20mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1955 1967
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2010
May 1951–Apr 1956
60-Month
250.86"
(6,371.84mm)
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
25.08"
(637.03mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1955 1967
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 30, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/