Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, March 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1989
1-Month
3.88"
(98.55mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1986 1915
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2010
Feb–Mar 1989
2-Month
6.73"
(170.94mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1987 2012
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2010
Ties: 1981
Jan–Mar 1989
3-Month
8.27"
(210.06mm)
11.59"
(294.39mm)
-3.32"
(-84.33mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1985 2012
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2010
Dec 1988–Mar 1989
4-Month
9.61"
(244.09mm)
15.74"
(399.80mm)
-6.13"
(-155.71mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1981
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2010
Nov 1988–Mar 1989
5-Month
17.99"
(456.95mm)
19.90"
(505.46mm)
-1.91"
(-48.51mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2010
Oct 1988–Mar 1989
6-Month
20.70"
(525.78mm)
23.43"
(595.12mm)
-2.73"
(-69.34mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1985 1947
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2010
Sep 1988–Mar 1989
7-Month
23.09"
(586.49mm)
27.03"
(686.56mm)
-3.94"
(-100.07mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1985 1947
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Aug 1988–Mar 1989
8-Month
24.42"
(620.27mm)
31.07"
(789.18mm)
-6.65"
(-168.91mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1985 1985
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Jul 1988–Mar 1989
9-Month
31.26"
(794.00mm)
34.31"
(871.47mm)
-3.05"
(-77.47mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1985 1966
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2010
Jun 1988–Mar 1989
10-Month
32.93"
(836.42mm)
37.60"
(955.04mm)
-4.67"
(-118.62mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1985 1966
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2010
May 1988–Mar 1989
11-Month
36.00"
(914.40mm)
41.05"
(1,042.67mm)
-5.05"
(-128.27mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2010
Apr 1988–Mar 1989
12-Month
38.88"
(987.55mm)
45.08"
(1,145.03mm)
-6.20"
(-157.48mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2010
Oct 1987–Mar 1989
18-Month
60.47"
(1,535.94mm)
68.51"
(1,740.15mm)
-8.04"
(-204.21mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1981 1966
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2007
Apr 1987–Mar 1989
24-Month
83.18"
(2,112.77mm)
90.18"
(2,290.57mm)
-7.00"
(-177.80mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1966
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2010
Apr 1986–Mar 1989
36-Month
130.91"
(3,325.11mm)
135.38"
(3,438.65mm)
-4.47"
(-113.54mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1982 1967
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2020
Apr 1985–Mar 1989
48-Month
178.99"
(4,546.35mm)
180.61"
(4,587.49mm)
-1.62"
(-41.14mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1982 1967
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2010
Apr 1984–Mar 1989
60-Month
221.17"
(5,617.72mm)
225.70"
(5,732.78mm)
-4.53"
(-115.06mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1967
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/