Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, March 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1947
1-Month
2.99"
(75.95mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
-1.22"
(-30.98mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1946 1915
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2010
Ties: 1926, 1985
Feb–Mar 1947
2-Month
4.74"
(120.40mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
-2.91"
(-73.91mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1946 2012
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2010
Jan–Mar 1947
3-Month
7.89"
(200.41mm)
11.59"
(294.39mm)
-3.70"
(-93.98mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1941 2012
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2010
Dec 1946–Mar 1947
4-Month
11.55"
(293.37mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
-4.19"
(-106.43mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1944 1981
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2010
Nov 1946–Mar 1947
5-Month
12.85"
(326.39mm)
19.90"
(505.46mm)
-7.05"
(-179.07mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1985
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2010
Oct 1946–Mar 1947
6-Month
13.43"
(341.12mm)
23.43"
(595.12mm)
-10.00"
(-254.00mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1947
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2010
Sep 1946–Mar 1947
7-Month
15.94"
(404.88mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
-11.09"
(-281.68mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1947
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Aug 1946–Mar 1947
8-Month
26.54"
(674.12mm)
31.07"
(789.18mm)
-4.53"
(-115.06mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1944 1985
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jul 1946–Mar 1947
9-Month
28.72"
(729.49mm)
34.31"
(871.47mm)
-5.59"
(-141.98mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2010
Jun 1946–Mar 1947
10-Month
32.13"
(816.10mm)
37.60"
(955.04mm)
-5.47"
(-138.94mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2010
May 1946–Mar 1947
11-Month
37.03"
(940.56mm)
41.05"
(1,042.67mm)
-4.02"
(-102.11mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2010
Ties: 2017
Apr 1946–Mar 1947
12-Month
39.61"
(1,006.09mm)
45.08"
(1,145.03mm)
-5.47"
(-138.94mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2010
Oct 1945–Mar 1947
18-Month
63.64"
(1,616.46mm)
68.51"
(1,740.15mm)
-4.87"
(-123.69mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2007
Apr 1945–Mar 1947
24-Month
82.94"
(2,106.68mm)
90.18"
(2,290.57mm)
-7.24"
(-183.89mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2010
Apr 1944–Mar 1947
36-Month
123.87"
(3,146.30mm)
135.38"
(3,438.65mm)
-11.51"
(-292.35mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1946 1967
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2020
Apr 1943–Mar 1947
48-Month
158.89"
(4,035.81mm)
180.61"
(4,587.49mm)
-21.72"
(-551.68mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1945 1967
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2010
Apr 1942–Mar 1947
60-Month
200.38"
(5,089.65mm)
225.70"
(5,732.78mm)
-25.32"
(-643.13mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1945 1967
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 30, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/