Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, March 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2012
1-Month
1.41"
(35.81mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
-2.80"
(-71.12mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 2006 1915
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2010
Feb–Mar 2012
2-Month
2.58"
(65.53mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
-5.07"
(-128.78mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2012
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2010
Jan–Mar 2012
3-Month
5.88"
(149.35mm)
11.59"
(294.39mm)
-5.71"
(-145.04mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2012
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2010
Dec 2011–Mar 2012
4-Month
9.87"
(250.70mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
-5.87"
(-149.10mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1989 1981
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2010
Nov 2011–Mar 2012
5-Month
14.39"
(365.51mm)
19.90"
(505.46mm)
-5.51"
(-139.95mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 2002 1985
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2010
Oct 2011–Mar 2012
6-Month
21.86"
(555.24mm)
23.43"
(595.12mm)
-1.57"
(-39.88mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2004 1947
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2010
Sep 2011–Mar 2012
7-Month
28.22"
(716.79mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
1.19"
(30.23mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2011 1947
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Aug 2011–Mar 2012
8-Month
36.38"
(924.05mm)
31.07"
(789.18mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2011 1985
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Ties: 1903
Jul 2011–Mar 2012
9-Month
39.11"
(993.39mm)
34.31"
(871.47mm)
4.80"
(121.92mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2011 1966
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2010
Jun 2011–Mar 2012
10-Month
43.52"
(1,105.41mm)
37.60"
(955.04mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2011 1966
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2010
May 2011–Mar 2012
11-Month
46.92"
(1,191.77mm)
41.05"
(1,042.67mm)
5.87"
(149.10mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2011 1966
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2010
Apr 2011–Mar 2012
12-Month
52.27"
(1,327.66mm)
45.08"
(1,145.03mm)
7.19"
(182.63mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2011 1966
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2010
Oct 2010–Mar 2012
18-Month
75.64"
(1,921.26mm)
68.51"
(1,740.15mm)
7.13"
(181.11mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2005 1966
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2007
Apr 2010–Mar 2012
24-Month
93.93"
(2,385.82mm)
90.18"
(2,290.57mm)
3.75"
(95.25mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2003 1966
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2010
Apr 2009–Mar 2012
36-Month
162.25"
(4,121.15mm)
135.38"
(3,438.65mm)
26.87"
(682.50mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2011 1967
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2007
Apr 2008–Mar 2012
48-Month
211.95"
(5,383.53mm)
180.61"
(4,587.49mm)
31.34"
(796.04mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2011 1967
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2010
Apr 2007–Mar 2012
60-Month
259.47"
(6,590.54mm)
225.70"
(5,732.78mm)
33.77"
(857.76mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2006 1967
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2010

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published March 2020, retrieved on April 2, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/