Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, March 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1960
1-Month
3.14"
(79.76mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
-1.07"
(-27.17mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1957 1915
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2010
Feb–Mar 1960
2-Month
8.56"
(217.42mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1958 2012
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2010
Jan–Mar 1960
3-Month
11.88"
(301.75mm)
11.59"
(294.39mm)
0.29"
(7.36mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1959 2012
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2010
Dec 1959–Mar 1960
4-Month
16.27"
(413.26mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1981
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2010
Nov 1959–Mar 1960
5-Month
21.04"
(534.42mm)
19.90"
(505.46mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1985
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2010
Oct 1959–Mar 1960
6-Month
26.52"
(673.61mm)
23.43"
(595.12mm)
3.09"
(78.49mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1959 1947
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2010
Sep 1959–Mar 1960
7-Month
27.50"
(698.50mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1947
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Aug 1959–Mar 1960
8-Month
30.61"
(777.49mm)
31.07"
(789.18mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1959 1985
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jul 1959–Mar 1960
9-Month
36.10"
(916.94mm)
34.31"
(871.47mm)
1.79"
(45.47mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1959 1966
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2010
Jun 1959–Mar 1960
10-Month
41.81"
(1,061.97mm)
37.60"
(955.04mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1959 1966
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2010
May 1959–Mar 1960
11-Month
43.55"
(1,106.17mm)
41.05"
(1,042.67mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1966
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2010
Apr 1959–Mar 1960
12-Month
47.54"
(1,207.52mm)
45.08"
(1,145.03mm)
2.46"
(62.49mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2010
Oct 1958–Mar 1960
18-Month
67.38"
(1,711.45mm)
68.51"
(1,740.15mm)
-1.13"
(-28.70mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2007
Apr 1958–Mar 1960
24-Month
96.69"
(2,455.93mm)
90.18"
(2,290.57mm)
6.51"
(165.36mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1959 1966
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2010
Ties: 1975
Apr 1957–Mar 1960
36-Month
137.15"
(3,483.61mm)
135.38"
(3,438.65mm)
1.77"
(44.96mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1959 1967
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2020
Apr 1956–Mar 1960
48-Month
173.42"
(4,404.87mm)
180.61"
(4,587.49mm)
-7.19"
(-182.62mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1953 1967
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2010
Apr 1955–Mar 1960
60-Month
229.03"
(5,817.36mm)
225.70"
(5,732.78mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1954 1967
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 3, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/