Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, March 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1956
1-Month
5.86"
(148.84mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1955 1915
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2010
Feb–Mar 1956
2-Month
10.23"
(259.84mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
2.58"
(65.53mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1955 2012
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2010
Jan–Mar 1956
3-Month
14.97"
(380.24mm)
11.59"
(294.39mm)
3.38"
(85.85mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1955 2012
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2010
Dec 1955–Mar 1956
4-Month
15.77"
(400.56mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1955 1981
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2010
Nov 1955–Mar 1956
5-Month
20.94"
(531.88mm)
19.90"
(505.46mm)
1.04"
(26.42mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1955 1985
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2010
Oct 1955–Mar 1956
6-Month
28.71"
(729.23mm)
23.43"
(595.12mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1955 1947
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2010
Ties: 1994
Sep 1955–Mar 1956
7-Month
32.68"
(830.07mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
5.65"
(143.51mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1955 1947
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Aug 1955–Mar 1956
8-Month
44.60"
(1,132.84mm)
31.07"
(789.18mm)
13.53"
(343.66mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1985
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jul 1955–Mar 1956
9-Month
47.60"
(1,209.04mm)
34.31"
(871.47mm)
13.29"
(337.57mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2010
Jun 1955–Mar 1956
10-Month
50.78"
(1,289.81mm)
37.60"
(955.04mm)
13.18"
(334.77mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2010
May 1955–Mar 1956
11-Month
52.32"
(1,328.93mm)
41.05"
(1,042.67mm)
11.27"
(286.26mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2010
Apr 1955–Mar 1956
12-Month
55.61"
(1,412.49mm)
45.08"
(1,145.03mm)
10.53"
(267.46mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2010
Oct 1954–Mar 1956
18-Month
78.55"
(1,995.17mm)
68.51"
(1,740.15mm)
10.04"
(255.02mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2007
Apr 1954–Mar 1956
24-Month
110.20"
(2,799.08mm)
90.18"
(2,290.57mm)
20.02"
(508.51mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2010
Apr 1953–Mar 1956
36-Month
157.22"
(3,993.39mm)
135.38"
(3,438.65mm)
21.84"
(554.74mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1955 1967
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2020
Apr 1952–Mar 1956
48-Month
205.45"
(5,218.43mm)
180.61"
(4,587.49mm)
24.84"
(630.94mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1955 1967
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2010
Apr 1951–Mar 1956
60-Month
250.90"
(6,372.86mm)
225.70"
(5,732.78mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1955 1967
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 8, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/