Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, March 2008

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2008
1-Month
5.66"
(143.76mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2006 1915
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2010
Feb–Mar 2008
2-Month
12.62"
(320.55mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
4.97"
(126.24mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2007 2012
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2010
Jan–Mar 2008
3-Month
15.50"
(393.70mm)
11.59"
(294.39mm)
3.91"
(99.31mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2007 2012
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2010
Dec 2007–Mar 2008
4-Month
20.57"
(522.48mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2007 1981
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2010
Nov 2007–Mar 2008
5-Month
23.82"
(605.03mm)
19.90"
(505.46mm)
3.92"
(99.57mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2007 1985
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2010
Oct 2007–Mar 2008
6-Month
26.38"
(670.05mm)
23.43"
(595.12mm)
2.95"
(74.93mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2005 1947
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2010
Sep 2007–Mar 2008
7-Month
28.57"
(725.68mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2004 1947
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
Aug 2007–Mar 2008
8-Month
30.12"
(765.05mm)
31.07"
(789.18mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2004 1985
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
Jul 2007–Mar 2008
9-Month
33.53"
(851.66mm)
34.31"
(871.47mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2010
Jun 2007–Mar 2008
10-Month
36.58"
(929.13mm)
37.60"
(955.04mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2010
May 2007–Mar 2008
11-Month
39.36"
(999.74mm)
41.05"
(1,042.67mm)
-1.69"
(-42.93mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2010
Apr 2007–Mar 2008
12-Month
47.52"
(1,207.01mm)
45.08"
(1,145.03mm)
2.44"
(61.98mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2010
Oct 2006–Mar 2008
18-Month
76.02"
(1,930.91mm)
68.51"
(1,740.15mm)
7.51"
(190.76mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2005 1966
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2007
Apr 2006–Mar 2008
24-Month
107.57"
(2,732.28mm)
90.18"
(2,290.57mm)
17.39"
(441.71mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2005 1966
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2010
Ties: 1900
Apr 2005–Mar 2008
36-Month
161.51"
(4,102.35mm)
135.38"
(3,438.65mm)
26.13"
(663.70mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2006 1967
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2020
Apr 2004–Mar 2008
48-Month
215.23"
(5,466.84mm)
180.61"
(4,587.49mm)
34.62"
(879.35mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2006 1967
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2010
Apr 2003–Mar 2008
60-Month
263.29"
(6,687.57mm)
225.70"
(5,732.78mm)
37.59"
(954.79mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2006 1967
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/