Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, March 1983

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1983
1-Month
8.01"
(203.45mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
3.80"
(96.52mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1982 1915
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2010
Feb–Mar 1983
2-Month
12.80"
(325.12mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
5.15"
(130.81mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1982 2012
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2010
Jan–Mar 1983
3-Month
17.40"
(441.96mm)
11.59"
(294.39mm)
5.81"
(147.57mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1982 2012
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2010
Dec 1982–Mar 1983
4-Month
19.41"
(493.01mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
3.67"
(93.21mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1982 1981
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2010
Nov 1982–Mar 1983
5-Month
23.73"
(602.74mm)
19.90"
(505.46mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1985
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2010
Oct 1982–Mar 1983
6-Month
26.90"
(683.26mm)
23.43"
(595.12mm)
3.47"
(88.14mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1982 1947
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2010
Sep 1982–Mar 1983
7-Month
30.29"
(769.37mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
3.26"
(82.81mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1982 1947
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Aug 1982–Mar 1983
8-Month
33.26"
(844.80mm)
31.07"
(789.18mm)
2.19"
(55.62mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1982 1985
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jul 1982–Mar 1983
9-Month
36.17"
(918.72mm)
34.31"
(871.47mm)
1.86"
(47.25mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2010
Jun 1982–Mar 1983
10-Month
47.87"
(1,215.90mm)
37.60"
(955.04mm)
10.27"
(260.86mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2010
May 1982–Mar 1983
11-Month
50.06"
(1,271.52mm)
41.05"
(1,042.67mm)
9.01"
(228.85mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2010
Apr 1982–Mar 1983
12-Month
54.44"
(1,382.78mm)
45.08"
(1,145.03mm)
9.36"
(237.75mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2010
Oct 1981–Mar 1983
18-Month
80.69"
(2,049.53mm)
68.51"
(1,740.15mm)
12.18"
(309.38mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2007
Apr 1981–Mar 1983
24-Month
98.94"
(2,513.08mm)
90.18"
(2,290.57mm)
8.76"
(222.51mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2010
Apr 1980–Mar 1983
36-Month
133.39"
(3,388.11mm)
135.38"
(3,438.65mm)
-1.99"
(-50.54mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1982 1967
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020
Apr 1979–Mar 1983
48-Month
180.92"
(4,595.37mm)
180.61"
(4,587.49mm)
0.31"
(7.88mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1982 1967
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2010
Apr 1978–Mar 1983
60-Month
231.33"
(5,875.78mm)
225.70"
(5,732.78mm)
5.63"
(143.00mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1981 1967
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 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/