Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of March 2021. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, March 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 2020
1-Month
4.46"
(113.28mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2019 1915
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2010
Feb–Mar 2020
2-Month
7.76"
(197.10mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2019 2012
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2010
Jan–Mar 2020
3-Month
9.26"
(235.20mm)
11.59"
(294.39mm)
-2.33"
(-59.19mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2013 2012
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2010
Dec 2019–Mar 2020
4-Month
16.56"
(420.62mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
0.82"
(20.82mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2017 1981
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2010
Nov 2019–Mar 2020
5-Month
19.68"
(499.87mm)
19.90"
(505.46mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2017 1985
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2010
Oct 2019–Mar 2020
6-Month
26.73"
(678.94mm)
23.43"
(595.12mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2017 1947
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2010
Sep 2019–Mar 2020
7-Month
28.36"
(720.34mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2017 1947
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Aug 2019–Mar 2020
8-Month
32.40"
(822.96mm)
31.07"
(789.18mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2017 1985
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jul 2019–Mar 2020
9-Month
37.06"
(941.32mm)
34.31"
(871.47mm)
2.75"
(69.85mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2010
Ties: 2001
Jun 2019–Mar 2020
10-Month
41.86"
(1,063.24mm)
37.60"
(955.04mm)
4.26"
(108.20mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2010
May 2019–Mar 2020
11-Month
45.91"
(1,166.11mm)
41.05"
(1,042.67mm)
4.86"
(123.44mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2010
Apr 2019–Mar 2020
12-Month
52.99"
(1,345.95mm)
45.08"
(1,145.03mm)
7.91"
(200.92mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2010
Oct 2018–Mar 2020
18-Month
87.19"
(2,214.63mm)
68.51"
(1,740.15mm)
18.68"
(474.48mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2018 1966
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2007
Apr 2018–Mar 2020
24-Month
112.58"
(2,859.53mm)
90.18"
(2,290.57mm)
22.40"
(568.96mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2018 1966
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2010
Apr 2017–Mar 2020
36-Month
167.78"
(4,261.61mm)
135.38"
(3,438.65mm)
32.40"
(822.96mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1967
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Apr 2016–Mar 2020
48-Month
208.80"
(5,303.52mm)
180.61"
(4,587.49mm)
28.19"
(716.03mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2019 1967
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2010
Apr 2015–Mar 2020
60-Month
250.27"
(6,356.86mm)
225.70"
(5,732.78mm)
24.57"
(624.08mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2019 1967
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 19, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/