Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, March 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1971
1-Month
3.27"
(83.06mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
-0.94"
(-23.87mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1966 1915
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
Ties: 1973
Feb–Mar 1971
2-Month
8.72"
(221.49mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1969 2012
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
Jan–Mar 1971
3-Month
10.93"
(277.62mm)
11.59"
(294.39mm)
-0.66"
(-16.77mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1969 2012
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
Dec 1970–Mar 1971
4-Month
14.72"
(373.89mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1967 1981
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
Ties: 2007
Nov 1970–Mar 1971
5-Month
20.07"
(509.78mm)
19.90"
(505.46mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1967 1985
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
Oct 1970–Mar 1971
6-Month
23.69"
(601.73mm)
23.43"
(595.12mm)
0.26"
(6.61mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1967 1947
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
Sep 1970–Mar 1971
7-Month
26.35"
(669.29mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1947
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Aug 1970–Mar 1971
8-Month
30.86"
(783.84mm)
31.07"
(789.18mm)
-0.21"
(-5.34mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1969 1985
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Jul 1970–Mar 1971
9-Month
32.35"
(821.69mm)
34.31"
(871.47mm)
-1.96"
(-49.78mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
Jun 1970–Mar 1971
10-Month
36.12"
(917.45mm)
37.60"
(955.04mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
May 1970–Mar 1971
11-Month
39.47"
(1,002.54mm)
41.05"
(1,042.67mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
Ties: 1961
Apr 1970–Mar 1971
12-Month
43.45"
(1,103.63mm)
45.08"
(1,145.03mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2010
Oct 1969–Mar 1971
18-Month
72.92"
(1,852.17mm)
68.51"
(1,740.15mm)
4.41"
(112.02mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2007
Apr 1969–Mar 1971
24-Month
93.21"
(2,367.53mm)
90.18"
(2,290.57mm)
3.03"
(76.96mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2010
Apr 1968–Mar 1971
36-Month
133.57"
(3,392.68mm)
135.38"
(3,438.65mm)
-1.81"
(-45.97mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2020
Apr 1967–Mar 1971
48-Month
184.21"
(4,678.93mm)
180.61"
(4,587.49mm)
3.60"
(91.44mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1970 1967
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2010
Apr 1966–Mar 1971
60-Month
222.24"
(5,644.90mm)
225.70"
(5,732.78mm)
-3.46"
(-87.88mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1970 1967
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 1, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/