Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, March 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1959
1-Month
5.90"
(149.86mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1958 1915
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2010
Feb–Mar 1959
2-Month
9.19"
(233.43mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1958 2012
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2010
Jan–Mar 1959
3-Month
11.58"
(294.13mm)
11.59"
(294.39mm)
-0.01"
(-0.26mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1957 2012
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2010
Dec 1958–Mar 1959
4-Month
13.27"
(337.06mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
-2.47"
(-62.74mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1957 1981
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2010
Nov 1958–Mar 1959
5-Month
16.42"
(417.07mm)
19.90"
(505.46mm)
-3.48"
(-88.39mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1957 1985
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2010
Oct 1958–Mar 1959
6-Month
19.84"
(503.94mm)
23.43"
(595.12mm)
-3.59"
(-91.18mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1957 1947
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2010
Sep 1958–Mar 1959
7-Month
24.88"
(631.95mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1957 1947
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Aug 1958–Mar 1959
8-Month
30.43"
(772.92mm)
31.07"
(789.18mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1957 1985
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Ties: 1916
Jul 1958–Mar 1959
9-Month
35.24"
(895.10mm)
34.31"
(871.47mm)
0.93"
(23.63mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2010
Jun 1958–Mar 1959
10-Month
37.69"
(957.33mm)
37.60"
(955.04mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2010
May 1958–Mar 1959
11-Month
41.94"
(1,065.28mm)
41.05"
(1,042.67mm)
0.89"
(22.61mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2010
Apr 1958–Mar 1959
12-Month
49.15"
(1,248.41mm)
45.08"
(1,145.03mm)
4.07"
(103.38mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2010
Oct 1957–Mar 1959
18-Month
77.15"
(1,959.61mm)
68.51"
(1,740.15mm)
8.64"
(219.46mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2007
Apr 1957–Mar 1959
24-Month
89.61"
(2,276.09mm)
90.18"
(2,290.57mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2010
Apr 1956–Mar 1959
36-Month
125.88"
(3,197.35mm)
135.38"
(3,438.65mm)
-9.50"
(-241.30mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1952 1967
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2020
Apr 1955–Mar 1959
48-Month
181.49"
(4,609.85mm)
180.61"
(4,587.49mm)
0.88"
(22.36mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1954 1967
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2010
Apr 1954–Mar 1959
60-Month
236.08"
(5,996.43mm)
225.70"
(5,732.78mm)
10.38"
(263.65mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1958 1967
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on February 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/