Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, March 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1980
1-Month
8.09"
(205.49mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
3.88"
(98.56mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1979 1915
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2010
Feb–Mar 1980
2-Month
9.18"
(233.17mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1979 2012
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2010
Jan–Mar 1980
3-Month
10.53"
(267.46mm)
11.59"
(294.39mm)
-1.06"
(-26.93mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1973 2012
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2010
Ties: 2015
Dec 1979–Mar 1980
4-Month
12.44"
(315.98mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
-3.30"
(-83.82mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1966 1981
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2010
Nov 1979–Mar 1980
5-Month
16.85"
(427.99mm)
19.90"
(505.46mm)
-3.05"
(-77.47mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2010
Oct 1979–Mar 1980
6-Month
20.79"
(528.07mm)
23.43"
(595.12mm)
-2.64"
(-67.05mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1967 1947
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2010
Sep 1979–Mar 1980
7-Month
24.85"
(631.19mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
-2.18"
(-55.37mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1977 1947
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Aug 1979–Mar 1980
8-Month
32.42"
(823.47mm)
31.07"
(789.18mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jul 1979–Mar 1980
9-Month
34.80"
(883.92mm)
34.31"
(871.47mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1975 1966
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2010
Jun 1979–Mar 1980
10-Month
36.14"
(917.96mm)
37.60"
(955.04mm)
-1.46"
(-37.08mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2010
May 1979–Mar 1980
11-Month
42.43"
(1,077.72mm)
41.05"
(1,042.67mm)
1.38"
(35.05mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2010
Apr 1979–Mar 1980
12-Month
47.53"
(1,207.26mm)
45.08"
(1,145.03mm)
2.45"
(62.23mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2010
Oct 1978–Mar 1980
18-Month
77.48"
(1,967.99mm)
68.51"
(1,740.15mm)
8.97"
(227.84mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2007
Apr 1978–Mar 1980
24-Month
97.94"
(2,487.68mm)
90.18"
(2,290.57mm)
7.76"
(197.11mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2010
Apr 1977–Mar 1980
36-Month
153.35"
(3,895.09mm)
135.38"
(3,438.65mm)
17.97"
(456.44mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1979 1967
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2020
Apr 1976–Mar 1980
48-Month
194.65"
(4,944.11mm)
180.61"
(4,587.49mm)
14.04"
(356.62mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1978 1967
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2010
Apr 1975–Mar 1980
60-Month
247.29"
(6,281.17mm)
225.70"
(5,732.78mm)
21.59"
(548.39mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1979 1967
21st 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 December 1, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/