Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, March 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1979
1-Month
2.79"
(70.87mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
-1.42"
(-36.06mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1966 1915
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2010
Feb–Mar 1979
2-Month
6.91"
(175.51mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1978 2012
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2010
Jan–Mar 1979
3-Month
18.84"
(478.54mm)
11.59"
(294.39mm)
7.25"
(184.15mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1978 2012
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2010
Dec 1978–Mar 1979
4-Month
23.54"
(597.92mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
7.80"
(198.12mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1981
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2010
Nov 1978–Mar 1979
5-Month
26.37"
(669.80mm)
19.90"
(505.46mm)
6.47"
(164.34mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1978 1985
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
Oct 1978–Mar 1979
6-Month
29.95"
(760.73mm)
23.43"
(595.12mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1977 1947
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2010
Sep 1978–Mar 1979
7-Month
32.13"
(816.10mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
5.10"
(129.54mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1977 1947
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Aug 1978–Mar 1979
8-Month
37.65"
(956.31mm)
31.07"
(789.18mm)
6.58"
(167.13mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jul 1978–Mar 1979
9-Month
40.86"
(1,037.84mm)
34.31"
(871.47mm)
6.55"
(166.37mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2010
Jun 1978–Mar 1979
10-Month
42.56"
(1,081.02mm)
37.60"
(955.04mm)
4.96"
(125.98mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2010
May 1978–Mar 1979
11-Month
48.23"
(1,225.04mm)
41.05"
(1,042.67mm)
7.18"
(182.37mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2010
Ties: 1898
Apr 1978–Mar 1979
12-Month
50.41"
(1,280.41mm)
45.08"
(1,145.03mm)
5.33"
(135.38mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2010
Oct 1977–Mar 1979
18-Month
82.02"
(2,083.31mm)
68.51"
(1,740.15mm)
13.51"
(343.16mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2007
Apr 1977–Mar 1979
24-Month
105.82"
(2,687.83mm)
90.18"
(2,290.57mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2010
Apr 1976–Mar 1979
36-Month
147.12"
(3,736.85mm)
135.38"
(3,438.65mm)
11.74"
(298.20mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1977 1967
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2020
Apr 1975–Mar 1979
48-Month
199.76"
(5,073.90mm)
180.61"
(4,587.49mm)
19.15"
(486.41mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1967
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2010
Apr 1974–Mar 1979
60-Month
243.86"
(6,194.04mm)
225.70"
(5,732.78mm)
18.16"
(461.26mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1975 1967
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on July 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/