Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, March 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1948
1-Month
4.09"
(103.89mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
-0.12"
(-3.04mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1947 1915
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2010
Feb–Mar 1948
2-Month
5.97"
(151.64mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
-1.68"
(-42.67mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1947 2012
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2010
Jan–Mar 1948
3-Month
10.71"
(272.03mm)
11.59"
(294.39mm)
-0.88"
(-22.36mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1947 2012
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2010
Ties: 1935
Dec 1947–Mar 1948
4-Month
14.13"
(358.90mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
-1.61"
(-40.90mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1947 1981
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2010
Nov 1947–Mar 1948
5-Month
18.93"
(480.82mm)
19.90"
(505.46mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1947 1985
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2010
Ties: 2016
Oct 1947–Mar 1948
6-Month
21.44"
(544.58mm)
23.43"
(595.12mm)
-1.99"
(-50.54mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1947 1947
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2010
Sep 1947–Mar 1948
7-Month
25.15"
(638.81mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
-1.88"
(-47.75mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1947 1947
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Aug 1947–Mar 1948
8-Month
27.38"
(695.45mm)
31.07"
(789.18mm)
-3.69"
(-93.73mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1947 1985
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jul 1947–Mar 1948
9-Month
31.62"
(803.15mm)
34.31"
(871.47mm)
-2.69"
(-68.32mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2010
Jun 1947–Mar 1948
10-Month
35.56"
(903.22mm)
37.60"
(955.04mm)
-2.04"
(-51.82mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2010
May 1947–Mar 1948
11-Month
39.88"
(1,012.95mm)
41.05"
(1,042.67mm)
-1.17"
(-29.72mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2010
Apr 1947–Mar 1948
12-Month
44.83"
(1,138.68mm)
45.08"
(1,145.03mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2010
Oct 1946–Mar 1948
18-Month
58.26"
(1,479.80mm)
68.51"
(1,740.15mm)
-10.25"
(-260.35mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1931 1966
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2007
Apr 1946–Mar 1948
24-Month
84.44"
(2,144.78mm)
90.18"
(2,290.57mm)
-5.74"
(-145.79mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2010
Apr 1945–Mar 1948
36-Month
127.77"
(3,245.36mm)
135.38"
(3,438.65mm)
-7.61"
(-193.29mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1947 1967
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2020
Apr 1944–Mar 1948
48-Month
168.70"
(4,284.98mm)
180.61"
(4,587.49mm)
-11.91"
(-302.51mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1947 1967
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2010
Apr 1943–Mar 1948
60-Month
203.72"
(5,174.49mm)
225.70"
(5,732.78mm)
-21.98"
(-558.29mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1947 1967
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on August 4, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/