Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, March 1976

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1976
1-Month
3.31"
(84.07mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1973 1915
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2010
Feb–Mar 1976
2-Month
6.14"
(155.96mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
-1.51"
(-38.35mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1966 2012
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2010
Ties: 1897
Jan–Mar 1976
3-Month
12.42"
(315.47mm)
11.59"
(294.39mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1974 2012
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2010
Dec 1975–Mar 1976
4-Month
17.27"
(438.66mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1971 1981
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2010
Nov 1975–Mar 1976
5-Month
23.69"
(601.73mm)
19.90"
(505.46mm)
3.79"
(96.27mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1975 1985
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2010
Oct 1975–Mar 1976
6-Month
29.10"
(739.14mm)
23.43"
(595.12mm)
5.67"
(144.02mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1975 1947
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2010
Sep 1975–Mar 1976
7-Month
35.56"
(903.22mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
8.53"
(216.66mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1975 1947
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Aug 1975–Mar 1976
8-Month
39.02"
(991.11mm)
31.07"
(789.18mm)
7.95"
(201.93mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1975 1985
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Jul 1975–Mar 1976
9-Month
42.49"
(1,079.25mm)
34.31"
(871.47mm)
8.18"
(207.78mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1975 1966
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2010
Jun 1975–Mar 1976
10-Month
46.79"
(1,188.47mm)
37.60"
(955.04mm)
9.19"
(233.43mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1975 1966
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2010
May 1975–Mar 1976
11-Month
49.45"
(1,256.03mm)
41.05"
(1,042.67mm)
8.40"
(213.36mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1975 1966
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2010
Apr 1975–Mar 1976
12-Month
52.64"
(1,337.06mm)
45.08"
(1,145.03mm)
7.56"
(192.03mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1975 1966
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2010
Oct 1974–Mar 1976
18-Month
75.25"
(1,911.35mm)
68.51"
(1,740.15mm)
6.74"
(171.20mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1975 1966
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2007
Apr 1974–Mar 1976
24-Month
96.74"
(2,457.20mm)
90.18"
(2,290.57mm)
6.56"
(166.63mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1975 1966
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2010
Apr 1973–Mar 1976
36-Month
149.33"
(3,792.98mm)
135.38"
(3,438.65mm)
13.95"
(354.33mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1973 1967
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2020
Apr 1972–Mar 1976
48-Month
208.48"
(5,295.39mm)
180.61"
(4,587.49mm)
27.87"
(707.90mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1975 1967
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Apr 1971–Mar 1976
60-Month
251.96"
(6,399.78mm)
225.70"
(5,732.78mm)
26.26"
(667.00mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1975 1967
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 20, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/