Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, March 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1953
1-Month
8.80"
(223.52mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1952 1915
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Feb–Mar 1953
2-Month
13.18"
(334.77mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
5.53"
(140.46mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1952 2012
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Jan–Mar 1953
3-Month
19.17"
(486.92mm)
11.59"
(294.39mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1952 2012
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Dec 1952–Mar 1953
4-Month
22.86"
(580.64mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
7.12"
(180.84mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1952 1981
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2010
Nov 1952–Mar 1953
5-Month
25.08"
(637.03mm)
19.90"
(505.46mm)
5.18"
(131.57mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1951 1985
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2010
Oct 1952–Mar 1953
6-Month
26.49"
(672.85mm)
23.43"
(595.12mm)
3.06"
(77.73mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1947
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2010
Sep 1952–Mar 1953
7-Month
28.41"
(721.61mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
1.38"
(35.05mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1947
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Aug 1952–Mar 1953
8-Month
36.92"
(937.77mm)
31.07"
(789.18mm)
5.85"
(148.59mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1952 1985
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Jul 1952–Mar 1953
9-Month
37.62"
(955.55mm)
34.31"
(871.47mm)
3.31"
(84.08mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2010
Jun 1952–Mar 1953
10-Month
40.79"
(1,036.07mm)
37.60"
(955.04mm)
3.19"
(81.03mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2010
May 1952–Mar 1953
11-Month
44.44"
(1,128.78mm)
41.05"
(1,042.67mm)
3.39"
(86.11mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2010
Apr 1952–Mar 1953
12-Month
48.23"
(1,225.04mm)
45.08"
(1,145.03mm)
3.15"
(80.01mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2010
Oct 1951–Mar 1953
18-Month
76.68"
(1,947.67mm)
68.51"
(1,740.15mm)
8.17"
(207.52mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2007
Apr 1951–Mar 1953
24-Month
93.68"
(2,379.47mm)
90.18"
(2,290.57mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2010
Apr 1950–Mar 1953
36-Month
134.40"
(3,413.76mm)
135.38"
(3,438.65mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1952 1967
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2020
Apr 1949–Mar 1953
48-Month
169.61"
(4,308.09mm)
180.61"
(4,587.49mm)
-11.00"
(-279.40mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1967
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2010
Apr 1948–Mar 1953
60-Month
215.39"
(5,470.91mm)
225.70"
(5,732.78mm)
-10.31"
(-261.87mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1952 1967
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 4, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/