Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, March 1957

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1957
1-Month
3.12"
(79.25mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
-1.09"
(-27.68mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1949 1915
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2010
Feb–Mar 1957
2-Month
4.75"
(120.65mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
-2.90"
(-73.66mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1947 2012
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2010
Jan–Mar 1957
3-Month
7.05"
(179.07mm)
11.59"
(294.39mm)
-4.54"
(-115.32mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 2012
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2010
Dec 1956–Mar 1957
4-Month
12.13"
(308.10mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
-3.61"
(-91.70mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1947 1981
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2010
Nov 1956–Mar 1957
5-Month
16.03"
(407.16mm)
19.90"
(505.46mm)
-3.87"
(-98.30mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1947 1985
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2010
Oct 1956–Mar 1957
6-Month
19.00"
(482.60mm)
23.43"
(595.12mm)
-4.43"
(-112.52mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1950 1947
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2010
Sep 1956–Mar 1957
7-Month
22.45"
(570.23mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
-4.58"
(-116.33mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1947 1947
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Aug 1956–Mar 1957
8-Month
23.87"
(606.30mm)
31.07"
(789.18mm)
-7.20"
(-182.88mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1944 1985
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Jul 1956–Mar 1957
9-Month
28.82"
(732.03mm)
34.31"
(871.47mm)
-5.49"
(-139.44mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1950 1966
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2010
Jun 1956–Mar 1957
10-Month
31.01"
(787.65mm)
37.60"
(955.04mm)
-6.59"
(-167.39mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1950 1966
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2010
May 1956–Mar 1957
11-Month
33.03"
(838.96mm)
41.05"
(1,042.67mm)
-8.02"
(-203.71mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1950 1966
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2010
Apr 1956–Mar 1957
12-Month
36.27"
(921.26mm)
45.08"
(1,145.03mm)
-8.81"
(-223.77mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1950 1966
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2010
Oct 1955–Mar 1957
18-Month
64.98"
(1,650.49mm)
68.51"
(1,740.15mm)
-3.53"
(-89.66mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1951 1966
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2007
Ties: 1969
Apr 1955–Mar 1957
24-Month
91.88"
(2,333.75mm)
90.18"
(2,290.57mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2010
Apr 1954–Mar 1957
36-Month
146.47"
(3,720.34mm)
135.38"
(3,438.65mm)
11.09"
(281.69mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1954 1967
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2020
Apr 1953–Mar 1957
48-Month
193.49"
(4,914.65mm)
180.61"
(4,587.49mm)
12.88"
(327.16mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1954 1967
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2010
Apr 1952–Mar 1957
60-Month
241.72"
(6,139.69mm)
225.70"
(5,732.78mm)
16.02"
(406.91mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1967
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 10, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/