Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, April 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2021
1-Month
3.49"
(88.65mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
-0.57"
(-14.47mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2015 1942
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Ties: 1960
Mar–Apr 2021
2-Month
6.29"
(159.77mm)
8.28"
(210.31mm)
-1.99"
(-50.54mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2013 1915
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Feb–Apr 2021
3-Month
9.93"
(252.22mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
-1.79"
(-45.47mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2015 2012
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Ties: 1962
Jan–Apr 2021
4-Month
12.22"
(310.39mm)
15.66"
(397.76mm)
-3.44"
(-87.37mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 2013 1985
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Dec 2020–Apr 2021
5-Month
20.20"
(513.08mm)
19.81"
(503.17mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2015 1985
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2010
Nov 2020–Apr 2021
6-Month
25.58"
(649.73mm)
23.96"
(608.58mm)
1.62"
(41.15mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2020 1985
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1984
Oct 2020–Apr 2021
7-Month
31.39"
(797.31mm)
27.49"
(698.25mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2019
Sep 2020–Apr 2021
8-Month
32.56"
(827.02mm)
31.09"
(789.69mm)
1.47"
(37.33mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2016 1985
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2019
Aug 2020–Apr 2021
9-Month
34.34"
(872.24mm)
35.13"
(892.30mm)
-0.79"
(-20.06mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2016 1985
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2019
Ties: 1926
Jul 2020–Apr 2021
10-Month
36.07"
(916.18mm)
38.37"
(974.60mm)
-2.30"
(-58.42mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2013 1966
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2010
Jun 2020–Apr 2021
11-Month
38.91"
(988.31mm)
41.66"
(1,058.16mm)
-2.75"
(-69.85mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2013 1966
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2010
May 2020–Apr 2021
12-Month
42.08"
(1,068.83mm)
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
-3.04"
(-77.22mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2007
Nov 2019–Apr 2021
18-Month
67.16"
(1,705.86mm)
69.07"
(1,754.38mm)
-1.91"
(-48.52mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1899
May 2019–Apr 2021
24-Month
93.39"
(2,372.11mm)
90.21"
(2,291.33mm)
3.18"
(80.78mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2007
May 2018–Apr 2021
36-Month
154.66"
(3,928.36mm)
135.40"
(3,439.16mm)
19.26"
(489.20mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2018 1967
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2007
May 2017–Apr 2021
48-Month
208.70"
(5,300.98mm)
180.64"
(4,588.26mm)
28.06"
(712.72mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2019 1967
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2010
May 2016–Apr 2021
60-Month
252.29"
(6,408.17mm)
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
26.51"
(673.36mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2019 1967
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on July 5, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/