Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of October 2020. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, March 1978

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Driest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Wettest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1978
1-Month
3.16"
(80.26mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1966 1915
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2010
Ties: 1895, 1986
Feb–Mar 1978
2-Month
5.60"
(142.24mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
-2.05"
(-52.07mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1965 2012
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2010
Jan–Mar 1978
3-Month
14.65"
(372.11mm)
11.59"
(294.39mm)
3.06"
(77.72mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1977 2012
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2010
Dec 1977–Mar 1978
4-Month
21.10"
(535.94mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
5.36"
(136.14mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1977 1981
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2010
Nov 1977–Mar 1978
5-Month
24.45"
(621.03mm)
19.90"
(505.46mm)
4.55"
(115.57mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2010
Oct 1977–Mar 1978
6-Month
31.61"
(802.89mm)
23.43"
(595.12mm)
8.18"
(207.77mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1977 1947
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2010
Sep 1977–Mar 1978
7-Month
37.45"
(951.23mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
10.42"
(264.67mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1947
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Aug 1977–Mar 1978
8-Month
41.25"
(1,047.75mm)
31.07"
(789.18mm)
10.18"
(258.57mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Jul 1977–Mar 1978
9-Month
43.65"
(1,108.71mm)
34.31"
(871.47mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2010
Jun 1977–Mar 1978
10-Month
48.30"
(1,226.82mm)
37.60"
(955.04mm)
10.70"
(271.78mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2010
May 1977–Mar 1978
11-Month
51.43"
(1,306.32mm)
41.05"
(1,042.67mm)
10.38"
(263.65mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2010
Apr 1977–Mar 1978
12-Month
55.41"
(1,407.41mm)
45.08"
(1,145.03mm)
10.33"
(262.38mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2010
Oct 1976–Mar 1978
18-Month
77.06"
(1,957.32mm)
68.51"
(1,740.15mm)
8.55"
(217.17mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2007
Apr 1976–Mar 1978
24-Month
96.71"
(2,456.43mm)
90.18"
(2,290.57mm)
6.53"
(165.86mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2010
Apr 1975–Mar 1978
36-Month
149.35"
(3,793.49mm)
135.38"
(3,438.65mm)
13.97"
(354.84mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1977 1967
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2020
Apr 1974–Mar 1978
48-Month
193.45"
(4,913.63mm)
180.61"
(4,587.49mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1977 1967
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2010
Apr 1973–Mar 1978
60-Month
246.04"
(6,249.42mm)
225.70"
(5,732.78mm)
20.34"
(516.64mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1975 1967
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on November 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/