Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, March 1982

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1982
1-Month
3.17"
(80.52mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
-1.04"
(-26.41mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1981 1915
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2010
Feb–Mar 1982
2-Month
6.25"
(158.75mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1978 2012
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2010
Ties: 1945
Jan–Mar 1982
3-Month
11.82"
(300.23mm)
11.59"
(294.39mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1981 2012
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2010
Dec 1981–Mar 1982
4-Month
18.52"
(470.41mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2010
Nov 1981–Mar 1982
5-Month
21.98"
(558.29mm)
19.90"
(505.46mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1985
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2010
Oct 1981–Mar 1982
6-Month
26.25"
(666.75mm)
23.43"
(595.12mm)
2.82"
(71.63mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1981 1947
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2010
Sep 1981–Mar 1982
7-Month
29.63"
(752.60mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
2.60"
(66.04mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1981 1947
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Aug 1981–Mar 1982
8-Month
30.98"
(786.89mm)
31.07"
(789.18mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1985
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jul 1981–Mar 1982
9-Month
34.24"
(869.70mm)
34.31"
(871.47mm)
-0.07"
(-1.77mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2010
Jun 1981–Mar 1982
10-Month
37.81"
(960.37mm)
37.60"
(955.04mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2010
May 1981–Mar 1982
11-Month
40.25"
(1,022.35mm)
41.05"
(1,042.67mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2010
Apr 1981–Mar 1982
12-Month
44.50"
(1,130.30mm)
45.08"
(1,145.03mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2010
Oct 1980–Mar 1982
18-Month
61.83"
(1,570.48mm)
68.51"
(1,740.15mm)
-6.68"
(-169.67mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2007
Apr 1980–Mar 1982
24-Month
78.95"
(2,005.33mm)
90.18"
(2,290.57mm)
-11.23"
(-285.24mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1967 1966
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2010
Apr 1979–Mar 1982
36-Month
126.48"
(3,212.59mm)
135.38"
(3,438.65mm)
-8.90"
(-226.06mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1968 1967
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2020
Apr 1978–Mar 1982
48-Month
176.89"
(4,493.01mm)
180.61"
(4,587.49mm)
-3.72"
(-94.48mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2010
Apr 1977–Mar 1982
60-Month
232.30"
(5,900.42mm)
225.70"
(5,732.78mm)
6.60"
(167.64mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1981 1967
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 30, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/