Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, March 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2002
1-Month
4.59"
(116.59mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
0.38"
(9.66mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1996 1915
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2010
Feb–Mar 2002
2-Month
6.50"
(165.10mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1996 2012
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2010
Jan–Mar 2002
3-Month
9.44"
(239.78mm)
11.59"
(294.39mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1995 2012
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2010
Dec 2001–Mar 2002
4-Month
12.15"
(308.61mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
-3.59"
(-91.19mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1990 1981
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2010
Nov 2001–Mar 2002
5-Month
13.04"
(331.22mm)
19.90"
(505.46mm)
-6.86"
(-174.24mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2010
Oct 2001–Mar 2002
6-Month
14.56"
(369.82mm)
23.43"
(595.12mm)
-8.87"
(-225.30mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1947
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2010
Sep 2001–Mar 2002
7-Month
17.58"
(446.53mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
-9.45"
(-240.03mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1947
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Aug 2001–Mar 2002
8-Month
21.80"
(553.72mm)
31.07"
(789.18mm)
-9.27"
(-235.46mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jul 2001–Mar 2002
9-Month
25.05"
(636.27mm)
34.31"
(871.47mm)
-9.26"
(-235.20mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1985 1966
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2010
Jun 2001–Mar 2002
10-Month
31.39"
(797.31mm)
37.60"
(955.04mm)
-6.21"
(-157.73mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1985 1966
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2010
May 2001–Mar 2002
11-Month
35.50"
(901.70mm)
41.05"
(1,042.67mm)
-5.55"
(-140.97mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2010
Apr 2001–Mar 2002
12-Month
37.54"
(953.52mm)
45.08"
(1,145.03mm)
-7.54"
(-191.51mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2010
Oct 2000–Mar 2002
18-Month
62.89"
(1,597.41mm)
68.51"
(1,740.15mm)
-5.62"
(-142.74mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1989 1966
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2007
Apr 2000–Mar 2002
24-Month
89.17"
(2,264.92mm)
90.18"
(2,290.57mm)
-1.01"
(-25.65mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2010
Apr 1999–Mar 2002
36-Month
130.73"
(3,320.54mm)
135.38"
(3,438.65mm)
-4.65"
(-118.11mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1996 1967
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2020
Apr 1998–Mar 2002
48-Month
185.87"
(4,721.10mm)
180.61"
(4,587.49mm)
5.26"
(133.61mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1997 1967
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2010
Apr 1997–Mar 2002
60-Month
233.69"
(5,935.73mm)
225.70"
(5,732.78mm)
7.99"
(202.95mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1998 1967
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 12, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/