Climate at a Glance

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, March 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1974
1-Month
4.62"
(117.35mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
0.41"
(10.42mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1973 1915
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2010
Feb–Mar 1974
2-Month
7.35"
(186.69mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1973 2012
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2010
Jan–Mar 1974
3-Month
11.76"
(298.70mm)
11.59"
(294.39mm)
0.17"
(4.31mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1973 2012
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2010
Dec 1973–Mar 1974
4-Month
20.04"
(509.02mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
4.30"
(109.22mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1973 1981
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
Nov 1973–Mar 1974
5-Month
22.45"
(570.23mm)
19.90"
(505.46mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1971 1985
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2010
Oct 1973–Mar 1974
6-Month
25.68"
(652.27mm)
23.43"
(595.12mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1971 1947
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2010
Sep 1973–Mar 1974
7-Month
29.64"
(752.86mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
2.61"
(66.30mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1972 1947
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Aug 1973–Mar 1974
8-Month
33.51"
(851.15mm)
31.07"
(789.18mm)
2.44"
(61.97mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1972 1985
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jul 1973–Mar 1974
9-Month
37.87"
(961.90mm)
34.31"
(871.47mm)
3.56"
(90.43mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2010
Jun 1973–Mar 1974
10-Month
41.90"
(1,064.26mm)
37.60"
(955.04mm)
4.30"
(109.22mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2010
May 1973–Mar 1974
11-Month
46.01"
(1,168.65mm)
41.05"
(1,042.67mm)
4.96"
(125.98mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2010
Apr 1973–Mar 1974
12-Month
52.59"
(1,335.79mm)
45.08"
(1,145.03mm)
7.51"
(190.76mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2010
Oct 1972–Mar 1974
18-Month
82.16"
(2,086.86mm)
68.51"
(1,740.15mm)
13.65"
(346.71mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2007
Ties: 1997
Apr 1972–Mar 1974
24-Month
111.74"
(2,838.20mm)
90.18"
(2,290.57mm)
21.56"
(547.63mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1973 1966
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2010
Apr 1971–Mar 1974
36-Month
155.22"
(3,942.59mm)
135.38"
(3,438.65mm)
19.84"
(503.94mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1973 1967
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2020
Apr 1970–Mar 1974
48-Month
198.67"
(5,046.22mm)
180.61"
(4,587.49mm)
18.06"
(458.73mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1973 1967
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2010
Apr 1969–Mar 1974
60-Month
248.43"
(6,310.12mm)
225.70"
(5,732.78mm)
22.73"
(577.34mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1973 1967
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 24, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/