Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, March 2009

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2009
1-Month
2.73"
(69.34mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2006 1915
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2010
Feb–Mar 2009
2-Month
4.69"
(119.13mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
-2.96"
(-75.18mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 2006 2012
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2010
Jan–Mar 2009
3-Month
8.50"
(215.90mm)
11.59"
(294.39mm)
-3.09"
(-78.49mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 2004 2012
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2010
Dec 2008–Mar 2009
4-Month
16.11"
(409.19mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
0.37"
(9.39mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2007 1981
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2010
Ties: 1926
Nov 2008–Mar 2009
5-Month
20.53"
(521.46mm)
19.90"
(505.46mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2006 1985
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2010
Ties: 1986
Oct 2008–Mar 2009
6-Month
22.70"
(576.58mm)
23.43"
(595.12mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2004 1947
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2010
Ties: 1906
Sep 2008–Mar 2009
7-Month
31.93"
(811.02mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
4.90"
(124.46mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2008 1947
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2019
Aug 2008–Mar 2009
8-Month
35.36"
(898.14mm)
31.07"
(789.18mm)
4.29"
(108.96mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2008 1985
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
Jul 2008–Mar 2009
9-Month
40.24"
(1,022.10mm)
34.31"
(871.47mm)
5.93"
(150.63mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2008 1966
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2010
Jun 2008–Mar 2009
10-Month
43.06"
(1,093.72mm)
37.60"
(955.04mm)
5.46"
(138.68mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2008 1966
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2010
May 2008–Mar 2009
11-Month
45.53"
(1,156.46mm)
41.05"
(1,042.67mm)
4.48"
(113.79mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2008 1966
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2010
Apr 2008–Mar 2009
12-Month
49.70"
(1,262.38mm)
45.08"
(1,145.03mm)
4.62"
(117.35mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2008 1966
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2010
Oct 2007–Mar 2009
18-Month
76.08"
(1,932.43mm)
68.51"
(1,740.15mm)
7.57"
(192.28mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2008 1966
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2007
Apr 2007–Mar 2009
24-Month
97.22"
(2,469.39mm)
90.18"
(2,290.57mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2003 1966
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2010
Apr 2006–Mar 2009
36-Month
157.27"
(3,994.66mm)
135.38"
(3,438.65mm)
21.89"
(556.01mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2006 1967
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2007
Apr 2005–Mar 2009
48-Month
211.21"
(5,364.73mm)
180.61"
(4,587.49mm)
30.60"
(777.24mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2006 1967
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2010
Apr 2004–Mar 2009
60-Month
264.93"
(6,729.22mm)
225.70"
(5,732.78mm)
39.23"
(996.44mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2008 1967
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on May 29, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/