Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, March 2004

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2004
1-Month
2.91"
(73.91mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1995 1915
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2010
Feb–Mar 2004
2-Month
5.14"
(130.56mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
-2.51"
(-63.75mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1985 2012
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2010
Jan–Mar 2004
3-Month
6.87"
(174.50mm)
11.59"
(294.39mm)
-4.72"
(-119.89mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1985 2012
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2010
Dec 2003–Mar 2004
4-Month
12.31"
(312.67mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
-3.43"
(-87.13mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 2002 1981
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2010
Nov 2003–Mar 2004
5-Month
14.60"
(370.84mm)
19.90"
(505.46mm)
-5.30"
(-134.62mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 2002 1985
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2010
Oct 2003–Mar 2004
6-Month
21.03"
(534.16mm)
23.43"
(595.12mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2002 1947
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2010
Sep 2003–Mar 2004
7-Month
25.08"
(637.03mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2002 1947
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2019
Aug 2003–Mar 2004
8-Month
29.87"
(758.70mm)
31.07"
(789.18mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2002 1985
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2019
Jul 2003–Mar 2004
9-Month
33.57"
(852.68mm)
34.31"
(871.47mm)
-0.74"
(-18.79mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2010
Ties: 1897
Jun 2003–Mar 2004
10-Month
39.62"
(1,006.35mm)
37.60"
(955.04mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2010
May 2003–Mar 2004
11-Month
43.19"
(1,097.03mm)
41.05"
(1,042.67mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2010
Apr 2003–Mar 2004
12-Month
48.06"
(1,220.72mm)
45.08"
(1,145.03mm)
2.98"
(75.69mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2010
Oct 2002–Mar 2004
18-Month
75.34"
(1,913.64mm)
68.51"
(1,740.15mm)
6.83"
(173.49mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2003 1966
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2007
Apr 2002–Mar 2004
24-Month
97.84"
(2,485.14mm)
90.18"
(2,290.57mm)
7.66"
(194.57mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2003 1966
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2010
Apr 2001–Mar 2004
36-Month
135.38"
(3,438.65mm)
135.38"
(3,438.65mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1967
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2020
Apr 2000–Mar 2004
48-Month
187.01"
(4,750.05mm)
180.61"
(4,587.49mm)
6.40"
(162.56mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2003 1967
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2010
Apr 1999–Mar 2004
60-Month
228.57"
(5,805.68mm)
225.70"
(5,732.78mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1996 1967
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 14, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/