Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, March 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1951
1-Month
4.74"
(120.40mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
0.53"
(13.47mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1950 1915
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2010
Feb–Mar 1951
2-Month
8.61"
(218.69mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
0.96"
(24.38mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1950 2012
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2010
Jan–Mar 1951
3-Month
12.49"
(317.25mm)
11.59"
(294.39mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1950 2012
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2010
Dec 1950–Mar 1951
4-Month
16.28"
(413.51mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
0.54"
(13.71mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1950 1981
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2010
Nov 1950–Mar 1951
5-Month
22.24"
(564.90mm)
19.90"
(505.46mm)
2.34"
(59.44mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1950 1985
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2010
Ties: 2021
Oct 1950–Mar 1951
6-Month
24.24"
(615.70mm)
23.43"
(595.12mm)
0.81"
(20.58mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1950 1947
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2010
Sep 1950–Mar 1951
7-Month
25.96"
(659.38mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1950 1947
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Aug 1950–Mar 1951
8-Month
30.46"
(773.68mm)
31.07"
(789.18mm)
-0.61"
(-15.50mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1950 1985
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Jul 1950–Mar 1951
9-Month
32.19"
(817.63mm)
34.31"
(871.47mm)
-2.12"
(-53.84mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1950 1966
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2010
Jun 1950–Mar 1951
10-Month
34.60"
(878.84mm)
37.60"
(955.04mm)
-3.00"
(-76.20mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1950 1966
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2010
May 1950–Mar 1951
11-Month
37.62"
(955.55mm)
41.05"
(1,042.67mm)
-3.43"
(-87.12mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1950 1966
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2010
Apr 1950–Mar 1951
12-Month
40.72"
(1,034.29mm)
45.08"
(1,145.03mm)
-4.36"
(-110.74mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1950 1966
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2010
Oct 1949–Mar 1951
18-Month
59.41"
(1,509.01mm)
68.51"
(1,740.15mm)
-9.10"
(-231.14mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1950 1966
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2007
Apr 1949–Mar 1951
24-Month
75.93"
(1,928.62mm)
90.18"
(2,290.57mm)
-14.25"
(-361.95mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1966
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2010
Apr 1948–Mar 1951
36-Month
121.71"
(3,091.43mm)
135.38"
(3,438.65mm)
-13.67"
(-347.22mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1946 1967
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2020
Apr 1947–Mar 1951
48-Month
166.54"
(4,230.12mm)
180.61"
(4,587.49mm)
-14.07"
(-357.37mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1950 1967
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2010
Apr 1946–Mar 1951
60-Month
206.15"
(5,236.21mm)
225.70"
(5,732.78mm)
-19.55"
(-496.57mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1948 1967
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 20, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/