Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, March 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1987
1-Month
4.76"
(120.90mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1915
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
Feb–Mar 1987
2-Month
5.42"
(137.67mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
-2.23"
(-56.64mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1985 2012
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2010
Jan–Mar 1987
3-Month
10.95"
(278.13mm)
11.59"
(294.39mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1985 2012
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2010
Dec 1986–Mar 1987
4-Month
18.55"
(471.17mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
2.81"
(71.37mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1981
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
Nov 1986–Mar 1987
5-Month
25.44"
(646.18mm)
19.90"
(505.46mm)
5.54"
(140.72mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1986 1985
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
Oct 1986–Mar 1987
6-Month
28.25"
(717.55mm)
23.43"
(595.12mm)
4.82"
(122.43mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1947
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
Sep 1986–Mar 1987
7-Month
29.21"
(741.93mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1986 1947
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Aug 1986–Mar 1987
8-Month
33.52"
(851.41mm)
31.07"
(789.18mm)
2.45"
(62.23mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Jul 1986–Mar 1987
9-Month
39.29"
(997.97mm)
34.31"
(871.47mm)
4.98"
(126.50mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
Jun 1986–Mar 1987
10-Month
43.85"
(1,113.79mm)
37.60"
(955.04mm)
6.25"
(158.75mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
May 1986–Mar 1987
11-Month
45.87"
(1,165.10mm)
41.05"
(1,042.67mm)
4.82"
(122.43mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1966
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2010
Apr 1986–Mar 1987
12-Month
47.73"
(1,212.34mm)
45.08"
(1,145.03mm)
2.65"
(67.31mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1985 1966
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2010
Oct 1985–Mar 1987
18-Month
70.32"
(1,786.13mm)
68.51"
(1,740.15mm)
1.81"
(45.98mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2007
Apr 1985–Mar 1987
24-Month
95.81"
(2,433.57mm)
90.18"
(2,290.57mm)
5.63"
(143.00mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2010
Apr 1984–Mar 1987
36-Month
137.99"
(3,504.95mm)
135.38"
(3,438.65mm)
2.61"
(66.30mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1983 1967
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2007
Apr 1983–Mar 1987
48-Month
198.12"
(5,032.25mm)
180.61"
(4,587.49mm)
17.51"
(444.76mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1984 1967
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2010
Apr 1982–Mar 1987
60-Month
252.56"
(6,415.02mm)
225.70"
(5,732.78mm)
26.86"
(682.24mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1986 1967
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published March 2020, retrieved on March 31, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/