Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, April 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1996
1-Month
6.16"
(156.46mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1995 1942
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1983
Mar–Apr 1996
2-Month
9.12"
(231.65mm)
8.28"
(210.31mm)
0.84"
(21.34mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1915
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1983
Feb–Apr 1996
3-Month
12.26"
(311.40mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
0.54"
(13.71mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1995 2012
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1983
Ties: 1988
Jan–Apr 1996
4-Month
18.24"
(463.30mm)
15.66"
(397.76mm)
2.58"
(65.54mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1995 1985
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1983
Dec 1995–Apr 1996
5-Month
20.80"
(528.32mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
0.99"
(25.15mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1995 1985
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2010
Nov 1995–Apr 1996
6-Month
26.01"
(660.65mm)
23.96"
(608.58mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1995 1985
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1984
Oct 1995–Apr 1996
7-Month
32.86"
(834.64mm)
27.49"
(698.25mm)
5.37"
(136.39mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Sep 1995–Apr 1996
8-Month
36.36"
(923.54mm)
31.09"
(789.69mm)
5.27"
(133.85mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1985
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Aug 1995–Apr 1996
9-Month
38.32"
(973.33mm)
35.13"
(892.30mm)
3.19"
(81.03mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1995 1985
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Jul 1995–Apr 1996
10-Month
40.21"
(1,021.33mm)
38.37"
(974.60mm)
1.84"
(46.73mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2010
Jun 1995–Apr 1996
11-Month
42.95"
(1,090.93mm)
41.66"
(1,058.16mm)
1.29"
(32.77mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2010
May 1995–Apr 1996
12-Month
46.27"
(1,175.26mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2007
Ties: 1909
Nov 1994–Apr 1996
18-Month
68.66"
(1,743.96mm)
69.07"
(1,754.38mm)
-0.41"
(-10.42mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1899
May 1994–Apr 1996
24-Month
86.91"
(2,207.51mm)
90.21"
(2,291.33mm)
-3.30"
(-83.82mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2007
May 1993–Apr 1996
36-Month
129.84"
(3,297.94mm)
135.40"
(3,439.16mm)
-5.56"
(-141.22mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1982 1967
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2007
May 1992–Apr 1996
48-Month
183.85"
(4,669.79mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
3.21"
(81.53mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1967
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2010
May 1991–Apr 1996
60-Month
227.59"
(5,780.79mm)
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
1.81"
(45.98mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1989 1967
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/