Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, March 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1949
1-Month
2.70"
(68.58mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
-1.51"
(-38.35mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1946 1915
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2010
Feb–Mar 1949
2-Month
6.20"
(157.48mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1948 2012
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2010
Jan–Mar 1949
3-Month
10.76"
(273.30mm)
11.59"
(294.39mm)
-0.83"
(-21.09mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1948 2012
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2010
Dec 1948–Mar 1949
4-Month
13.26"
(336.80mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
-2.48"
(-63.00mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1947 1981
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2010
Ties: 1907
Nov 1948–Mar 1949
5-Month
18.82"
(478.03mm)
19.90"
(505.46mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1947 1985
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2010
Oct 1948–Mar 1949
6-Month
22.76"
(578.10mm)
23.43"
(595.12mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1948 1947
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2010
Sep 1948–Mar 1949
7-Month
23.83"
(605.28mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
-3.20"
(-81.28mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1947 1947
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2019
Ties: 1977
Aug 1948–Mar 1949
8-Month
25.80"
(655.32mm)
31.07"
(789.18mm)
-5.27"
(-133.86mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1944 1985
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2019
Jul 1948–Mar 1949
9-Month
29.69"
(754.13mm)
34.31"
(871.47mm)
-4.62"
(-117.34mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2010
Jun 1948–Mar 1949
10-Month
32.94"
(836.68mm)
37.60"
(955.04mm)
-4.66"
(-118.36mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2010
May 1948–Mar 1949
11-Month
41.80"
(1,061.72mm)
41.05"
(1,042.67mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1966
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2010
Apr 1948–Mar 1949
12-Month
45.78"
(1,162.81mm)
45.08"
(1,145.03mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1948 1966
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2010
Oct 1947–Mar 1949
18-Month
67.22"
(1,707.39mm)
68.51"
(1,740.15mm)
-1.29"
(-32.76mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1948 1966
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2007
Apr 1947–Mar 1949
24-Month
90.61"
(2,301.49mm)
90.18"
(2,290.57mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1948 1966
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2010
Ties: 1908
Apr 1946–Mar 1949
36-Month
130.22"
(3,307.59mm)
135.38"
(3,438.65mm)
-5.16"
(-131.06mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1948 1967
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2020
Apr 1945–Mar 1949
48-Month
173.55"
(4,408.17mm)
180.61"
(4,587.49mm)
-7.06"
(-179.32mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1948 1967
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2010
Apr 1944–Mar 1949
60-Month
214.48"
(5,447.79mm)
225.70"
(5,732.78mm)
-11.22"
(-284.99mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1948 1967
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/