Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, March 1917

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1917
1-Month
5.45"
(138.43mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
1.24"
(31.50mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1916 1915
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2010
Feb–Mar 1917
2-Month
7.98"
(202.69mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1915 2012
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2010
Jan–Mar 1917
3-Month
11.33"
(287.78mm)
11.59"
(294.39mm)
-0.26"
(-6.61mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1916 2012
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2010
Dec 1916–Mar 1917
4-Month
14.67"
(372.62mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1911 1981
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2010
Nov 1916–Mar 1917
5-Month
17.50"
(444.50mm)
19.90"
(505.46mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1911 1985
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2010
Oct 1916–Mar 1917
6-Month
20.09"
(510.29mm)
23.43"
(595.12mm)
-3.34"
(-84.83mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1911 1947
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2010
Sep 1916–Mar 1917
7-Month
21.89"
(556.01mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
-5.14"
(-130.55mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1911 1947
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Aug 1916–Mar 1917
8-Month
23.97"
(608.84mm)
31.07"
(789.18mm)
-7.10"
(-180.34mm)
9th Driest Driest to Date 1985
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Jul 1916–Mar 1917
9-Month
33.06"
(839.72mm)
34.31"
(871.47mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1915 1966
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2010
Jun 1916–Mar 1917
10-Month
37.83"
(960.88mm)
37.60"
(955.04mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1916 1966
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2010
May 1916–Mar 1917
11-Month
41.98"
(1,066.29mm)
41.05"
(1,042.67mm)
0.93"
(23.62mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1916 1966
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2010
Apr 1916–Mar 1917
12-Month
45.97"
(1,167.64mm)
45.08"
(1,145.03mm)
0.89"
(22.61mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1916 1966
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2010
Oct 1915–Mar 1917
18-Month
67.84"
(1,723.14mm)
68.51"
(1,740.15mm)
-0.67"
(-17.01mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1916 1966
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 2007
Apr 1915–Mar 1917
24-Month
86.18"
(2,188.97mm)
90.18"
(2,290.57mm)
-4.00"
(-101.60mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1916 1966
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 2010
Apr 1914–Mar 1917
36-Month
126.51"
(3,213.35mm)
135.38"
(3,438.65mm)
-8.87"
(-225.30mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1916 1967
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2020
Apr 1913–Mar 1917
48-Month
171.12"
(4,346.45mm)
180.61"
(4,587.49mm)
-9.49"
(-241.04mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1916 1967
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2010
Apr 1912–Mar 1917
60-Month
212.88"
(5,407.15mm)
225.70"
(5,732.78mm)
-12.82"
(-325.63mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1915 1967
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 5, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/