Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, March 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2016
1-Month
2.66"
(67.56mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2013 1915
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2010
Feb–Mar 2016
2-Month
7.92"
(201.17mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2015 2012
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2010
Jan–Mar 2016
3-Month
11.12"
(282.45mm)
11.59"
(294.39mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2015 2012
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2010
Ties: 1914
Dec 2015–Mar 2016
4-Month
16.34"
(415.04mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2013 1981
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2010
Nov 2015–Mar 2016
5-Month
18.93"
(480.82mm)
19.90"
(505.46mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2013 1985
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2010
Ties: 1948
Oct 2015–Mar 2016
6-Month
22.95"
(582.93mm)
23.43"
(595.12mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2014 1947
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2010
Sep 2015–Mar 2016
7-Month
26.95"
(684.53mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2014 1947
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Aug 2015–Mar 2016
8-Month
29.48"
(748.79mm)
31.07"
(789.18mm)
-1.59"
(-40.39mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2014 1985
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Jul 2015–Mar 2016
9-Month
32.60"
(828.04mm)
34.31"
(871.47mm)
-1.71"
(-43.43mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2014 1966
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2010
Ties: 1945
Jun 2015–Mar 2016
10-Month
37.94"
(963.68mm)
37.60"
(955.04mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2015 1966
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2010
May 2015–Mar 2016
11-Month
38.97"
(989.84mm)
41.05"
(1,042.67mm)
-2.08"
(-52.83mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2010
Apr 2015–Mar 2016
12-Month
41.47"
(1,053.34mm)
45.08"
(1,145.03mm)
-3.61"
(-91.69mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2010
Oct 2014–Mar 2016
18-Month
67.59"
(1,716.79mm)
68.51"
(1,740.15mm)
-0.92"
(-23.36mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2015 1966
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2007
Apr 2014–Mar 2016
24-Month
85.79"
(2,179.07mm)
90.18"
(2,290.57mm)
-4.39"
(-111.50mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2010
Apr 2013–Mar 2016
36-Month
133.27"
(3,385.06mm)
135.38"
(3,438.65mm)
-2.11"
(-53.59mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1967
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2020
Apr 2012–Mar 2016
48-Month
177.66"
(4,512.56mm)
180.61"
(4,587.49mm)
-2.95"
(-74.93mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1967
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2010
Apr 2011–Mar 2016
60-Month
229.93"
(5,840.22mm)
225.70"
(5,732.78mm)
4.23"
(107.44mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2004 1967
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2020, retrieved on July 4, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/