Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, March 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1946
1-Month
1.91"
(48.51mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
-2.30"
(-58.42mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1927 1915
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2010
Feb–Mar 1946
2-Month
4.53"
(115.06mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
-3.12"
(-79.25mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1895 2012
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2010
Jan–Mar 1946
3-Month
7.99"
(202.95mm)
11.59"
(294.39mm)
-3.60"
(-91.44mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1941 2012
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2010
Dec 1945–Mar 1946
4-Month
14.36"
(364.74mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
-1.38"
(-35.06mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1981
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2010
Nov 1945–Mar 1946
5-Month
21.44"
(544.58mm)
19.90"
(505.46mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1945 1985
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2010
Oct 1945–Mar 1946
6-Month
24.03"
(610.36mm)
23.43"
(595.12mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1945 1947
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2010
Sep 1945–Mar 1946
7-Month
25.93"
(658.62mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1944 1947
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Aug 1945–Mar 1946
8-Month
29.29"
(743.97mm)
31.07"
(789.18mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1944 1985
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Jul 1945–Mar 1946
9-Month
31.40"
(797.56mm)
34.31"
(871.47mm)
-2.91"
(-73.91mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2010
Jun 1945–Mar 1946
10-Month
35.52"
(902.21mm)
37.60"
(955.04mm)
-2.08"
(-52.83mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2010
May 1945–Mar 1946
11-Month
40.46"
(1,027.68mm)
41.05"
(1,042.67mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2010
Apr 1945–Mar 1946
12-Month
43.33"
(1,100.58mm)
45.08"
(1,145.03mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2010
Oct 1944–Mar 1946
18-Month
65.91"
(1,674.11mm)
68.51"
(1,740.15mm)
-2.60"
(-66.04mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2007
Apr 1944–Mar 1946
24-Month
84.26"
(2,140.20mm)
90.18"
(2,290.57mm)
-5.92"
(-150.37mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2010
Apr 1943–Mar 1946
36-Month
119.28"
(3,029.71mm)
135.38"
(3,438.65mm)
-16.10"
(-408.94mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1945 1967
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2020
Apr 1942–Mar 1946
48-Month
160.77"
(4,083.56mm)
180.61"
(4,587.49mm)
-19.84"
(-503.93mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1945 1967
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2010
Apr 1941–Mar 1946
60-Month
200.68"
(5,097.27mm)
225.70"
(5,732.78mm)
-25.02"
(-635.51mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1945 1967
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 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/