Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, March 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1972
1-Month
6.68"
(169.67mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
2.47"
(62.74mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1971 1915
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2010
Feb–Mar 1972
2-Month
12.22"
(310.39mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
4.57"
(116.08mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1971 2012
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2010
Jan–Mar 1972
3-Month
14.54"
(369.32mm)
11.59"
(294.39mm)
2.95"
(74.93mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1971 2012
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2010
Dec 1971–Mar 1972
4-Month
17.28"
(438.91mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
1.54"
(39.11mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1971 1981
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
Nov 1971–Mar 1972
5-Month
23.09"
(586.49mm)
19.90"
(505.46mm)
3.19"
(81.03mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1971 1985
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
Oct 1971–Mar 1972
6-Month
26.71"
(678.43mm)
23.43"
(595.12mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1971 1947
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
Sep 1971–Mar 1972
7-Month
28.90"
(734.06mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
1.87"
(47.50mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1971 1947
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Aug 1971–Mar 1972
8-Month
31.87"
(809.50mm)
31.07"
(789.18mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1971 1985
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Jul 1971–Mar 1972
9-Month
35.39"
(898.91mm)
34.31"
(871.47mm)
1.08"
(27.44mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
Jun 1971–Mar 1972
10-Month
36.65"
(930.91mm)
37.60"
(955.04mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
May 1971–Mar 1972
11-Month
40.94"
(1,039.88mm)
41.05"
(1,042.67mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
Apr 1971–Mar 1972
12-Month
43.48"
(1,104.39mm)
45.08"
(1,145.03mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
Oct 1970–Mar 1972
18-Month
67.17"
(1,706.12mm)
68.51"
(1,740.15mm)
-1.34"
(-34.03mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2007
Apr 1970–Mar 1972
24-Month
86.93"
(2,208.02mm)
90.18"
(2,290.57mm)
-3.25"
(-82.55mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1967 1966
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2010
Apr 1969–Mar 1972
36-Month
136.69"
(3,471.93mm)
135.38"
(3,438.65mm)
1.31"
(33.28mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2007
Apr 1968–Mar 1972
48-Month
177.05"
(4,497.07mm)
180.61"
(4,587.49mm)
-3.56"
(-90.42mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2010
Ties: 1928
Apr 1967–Mar 1972
60-Month
227.69"
(5,783.33mm)
225.70"
(5,732.78mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published March 2020, retrieved on April 5, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/