Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, March 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1985
1-Month
2.99"
(75.95mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
-1.22"
(-30.98mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1981 1915
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
Ties: 1926, 1947
Feb–Mar 1985
2-Month
4.94"
(125.48mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
-2.71"
(-68.83mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1957 2012
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
Jan–Mar 1985
3-Month
6.05"
(153.67mm)
11.59"
(294.39mm)
-5.54"
(-140.72mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2012
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
Dec 1984–Mar 1985
4-Month
9.29"
(235.97mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
-6.45"
(-163.83mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
Nov 1984–Mar 1985
5-Month
11.64"
(295.66mm)
19.90"
(505.46mm)
-8.26"
(-209.80mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1985
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
Oct 1984–Mar 1985
6-Month
15.92"
(404.37mm)
23.43"
(595.12mm)
-7.51"
(-190.75mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1966 1947
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
Sep 1984–Mar 1985
7-Month
17.89"
(454.41mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
-9.14"
(-232.15mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1947
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Aug 1984–Mar 1985
8-Month
18.63"
(473.20mm)
31.07"
(789.18mm)
-12.44"
(-315.98mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1985
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jul 1984–Mar 1985
9-Month
24.38"
(619.25mm)
34.31"
(871.47mm)
-9.93"
(-252.22mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
Jun 1984–Mar 1985
10-Month
29.80"
(756.92mm)
37.60"
(955.04mm)
-7.80"
(-198.12mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
May 1984–Mar 1985
11-Month
37.51"
(952.75mm)
41.05"
(1,042.67mm)
-3.54"
(-89.92mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
Apr 1984–Mar 1985
12-Month
42.18"
(1,071.37mm)
45.08"
(1,145.03mm)
-2.90"
(-73.66mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
Oct 1983–Mar 1985
18-Month
77.42"
(1,966.47mm)
68.51"
(1,740.15mm)
8.91"
(226.32mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2007
Apr 1983–Mar 1985
24-Month
102.31"
(2,598.67mm)
90.18"
(2,290.57mm)
12.13"
(308.10mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1983 1966
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
Apr 1982–Mar 1985
36-Month
156.75"
(3,981.45mm)
135.38"
(3,438.65mm)
21.37"
(542.80mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1983 1967
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2020
Apr 1981–Mar 1985
48-Month
201.25"
(5,111.75mm)
180.61"
(4,587.49mm)
20.64"
(524.26mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1984 1967
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2010
Apr 1980–Mar 1985
60-Month
235.70"
(5,986.78mm)
225.70"
(5,732.78mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1983 1967
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/