Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, March 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1939
1-Month
5.12"
(130.05mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
0.91"
(23.12mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1938 1915
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2010
Feb–Mar 1939
2-Month
9.69"
(246.13mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
2.04"
(51.82mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1938 2012
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2010
Jan–Mar 1939
3-Month
12.75"
(323.85mm)
11.59"
(294.39mm)
1.16"
(29.46mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1938 2012
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2010
Dec 1938–Mar 1939
4-Month
16.46"
(418.08mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
0.72"
(18.28mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1938 1981
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2010
Nov 1938–Mar 1939
5-Month
19.90"
(505.46mm)
19.90"
(505.46mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1985
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2010
Oct 1938–Mar 1939
6-Month
22.94"
(582.68mm)
23.43"
(595.12mm)
-0.49"
(-12.44mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1935 1947
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2010
Ties: 1955
Sep 1938–Mar 1939
7-Month
30.56"
(776.22mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
3.53"
(89.66mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1938 1947
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Aug 1938–Mar 1939
8-Month
34.05"
(864.87mm)
31.07"
(789.18mm)
2.98"
(75.69mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1938 1985
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Jul 1938–Mar 1939
9-Month
41.01"
(1,041.65mm)
34.31"
(871.47mm)
6.70"
(170.18mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2010
Jun 1938–Mar 1939
10-Month
48.35"
(1,228.09mm)
37.60"
(955.04mm)
10.75"
(273.05mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2010
Ties: 1928
May 1938–Mar 1939
11-Month
52.57"
(1,335.28mm)
41.05"
(1,042.67mm)
11.52"
(292.61mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2010
Apr 1938–Mar 1939
12-Month
55.46"
(1,408.68mm)
45.08"
(1,145.03mm)
10.38"
(263.65mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2010
Ties: 1997
Oct 1937–Mar 1939
18-Month
78.86"
(2,003.04mm)
68.51"
(1,740.15mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2007
Apr 1937–Mar 1939
24-Month
101.00"
(2,565.40mm)
90.18"
(2,290.57mm)
10.82"
(274.83mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2010
Apr 1936–Mar 1939
36-Month
147.45"
(3,745.23mm)
135.38"
(3,438.65mm)
12.07"
(306.58mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1938 1967
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2020
Apr 1935–Mar 1939
48-Month
193.58"
(4,916.93mm)
180.61"
(4,587.49mm)
12.97"
(329.44mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1967
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2010
Apr 1934–Mar 1939
60-Month
237.09"
(6,022.09mm)
225.70"
(5,732.78mm)
11.39"
(289.31mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1938 1967
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/