Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, March 1952

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1952
1-Month
4.39"
(111.51mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
0.18"
(4.58mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1950 1915
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2010
Feb–Mar 1952
2-Month
7.94"
(201.68mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
0.29"
(7.37mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1950 2012
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2010
Jan–Mar 1952
3-Month
12.61"
(320.29mm)
11.59"
(294.39mm)
1.02"
(25.90mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1951 2012
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2010
Dec 1951–Mar 1952
4-Month
17.43"
(442.72mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
1.69"
(42.92mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1951 1981
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2010
Nov 1951–Mar 1952
5-Month
25.17"
(639.32mm)
19.90"
(505.46mm)
5.27"
(133.86mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1951 1985
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2010
Oct 1951–Mar 1952
6-Month
28.45"
(722.63mm)
23.43"
(595.12mm)
5.02"
(127.51mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1951 1947
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2010
Sep 1951–Mar 1952
7-Month
30.45"
(773.43mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
3.42"
(86.87mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1951 1947
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Aug 1951–Mar 1952
8-Month
33.87"
(860.30mm)
31.07"
(789.18mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1951 1985
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jul 1951–Mar 1952
9-Month
35.69"
(906.53mm)
34.31"
(871.47mm)
1.38"
(35.06mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2010
Jun 1951–Mar 1952
10-Month
37.96"
(964.18mm)
37.60"
(955.04mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2010
Ties: 1919
May 1951–Mar 1952
11-Month
42.17"
(1,071.12mm)
41.05"
(1,042.67mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2010
Ties: 1926
Apr 1951–Mar 1952
12-Month
45.45"
(1,154.43mm)
45.08"
(1,145.03mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2010
Oct 1950–Mar 1952
18-Month
69.69"
(1,770.13mm)
68.51"
(1,740.15mm)
1.18"
(29.98mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2007
Apr 1950–Mar 1952
24-Month
86.17"
(2,188.72mm)
90.18"
(2,290.57mm)
-4.01"
(-101.85mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2010
Apr 1949–Mar 1952
36-Month
121.38"
(3,083.05mm)
135.38"
(3,438.65mm)
-14.00"
(-355.60mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1946 1967
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2007
Apr 1948–Mar 1952
48-Month
167.16"
(4,245.86mm)
180.61"
(4,587.49mm)
-13.45"
(-341.63mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1951 1967
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2010
Apr 1947–Mar 1952
60-Month
211.99"
(5,384.55mm)
225.70"
(5,732.78mm)
-13.71"
(-348.23mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1951 1967
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on May 31, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/