Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, March 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1901
1-Month
7.41"
(188.21mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1900 1915
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2010
Feb–Mar 1901
2-Month
8.40"
(213.36mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1898 2012
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2010
Jan–Mar 1901
3-Month
10.61"
(269.49mm)
11.59"
(294.39mm)
-0.98"
(-24.90mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1897 2012
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2010
Ties: 1990
Dec 1900–Mar 1901
4-Month
13.41"
(340.61mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
-2.33"
(-59.19mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1897 1981
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2010
Nov 1900–Mar 1901
5-Month
18.60"
(472.44mm)
19.90"
(505.46mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1897 1985
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2010
Oct 1900–Mar 1901
6-Month
22.49"
(571.25mm)
23.43"
(595.12mm)
-0.94"
(-23.87mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1897 1947
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2010
Sep 1900–Mar 1901
7-Month
25.82"
(655.83mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
47th Driest Driest to Date 1947
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Aug 1900–Mar 1901
8-Month
28.04"
(712.22mm)
31.07"
(789.18mm)
-3.03"
(-76.96mm)
33rd Driest Driest to Date 1985
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Jul 1900–Mar 1901
9-Month
30.66"
(778.76mm)
34.31"
(871.47mm)
-3.65"
(-92.71mm)
26th Driest Driest to Date 1966
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2010
Jun 1900–Mar 1901
10-Month
32.82"
(833.63mm)
37.60"
(955.04mm)
-4.78"
(-121.41mm)
18th Driest Driest to Date 1966
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2010
May 1900–Mar 1901
11-Month
37.73"
(958.34mm)
41.05"
(1,042.67mm)
-3.32"
(-84.33mm)
29th Driest Driest to Date 1966
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2010
Apr 1900–Mar 1901
12-Month
40.39"
(1,025.91mm)
45.08"
(1,145.03mm)
-4.69"
(-119.12mm)
24th Driest Driest to Date 1966
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2010
Oct 1899–Mar 1901
18-Month
63.13"
(1,603.50mm)
68.51"
(1,740.15mm)
-5.38"
(-136.65mm)
24th Driest Driest to Date 1966
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2007
Apr 1899–Mar 1901
24-Month
83.26"
(2,114.80mm)
90.18"
(2,290.57mm)
-6.92"
(-175.77mm)
23rd Driest Driest to Date 1966
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2010
Apr 1898–Mar 1901
36-Month
147.96"
(3,758.18mm)
135.38"
(3,438.65mm)
12.58"
(319.53mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1898 1967
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2020
Apr 1897–Mar 1901
48-Month
200.00"
(5,080.00mm)
180.61"
(4,587.49mm)
19.39"
(492.51mm)
104th Driest Driest to Date 1967
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2010
Apr 1896–Mar 1901
60-Month
240.92"
(6,119.37mm)
225.70"
(5,732.78mm)
15.22"
(386.59mm)
89th Driest Driest to Date 1967
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 15, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/