Climate at a Glance

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Rhode Island

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1899

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1899
1-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1917
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 1991
Apr–May 1899
2-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1907, 1917
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2010
Ties: 1902, 1932, 1983
Mar–May 1899
3-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
27th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2010
Ties: 1914, 1947, 1978
Feb–May 1899
4-Month
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1907
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 1912, 1928, 1956
Jan–May 1899
5-Month
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1907
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Dec 1898–May 1899
6-Month
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1904, 1907, 1920
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 1936
Nov 1898–May 1899
7-Month
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
18th Coolest Coolest to Date 1905
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Oct 1898–May 1899
8-Month
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
15th Coolest Coolest to Date 1905
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 1935, 1943
Sep 1898–May 1899
9-Month
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1905
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 1901, 1967, 1978, 1982
Aug 1898–May 1899
10-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
27th Coolest Coolest to Date 1905
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 1901, 1902, 1906, 1908, 1948, 1967, 1978
Jul 1898–May 1899
11-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1905
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 1897, 1967
Jun 1898–May 1899
12-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1904
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 1900, 1914, 1915, 1956, 1978
Dec 1897–May 1899
18-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1905
82nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1910, 1913, 1937, 1957, 1962, 1964, 1967, 1970
Jun 1897–May 1899
24-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1905
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1898, 1900, 1915, 1964
Jun 1896–May 1899
36-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1906
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2018
Ties: 1900, 1911, 1929, 1935
Jun 1895–May 1899
48-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
28th Coolest Coolest to Date 1907
94th Warmest Warmest to Date 2019
Ties: 1901, 1902, 1915, 1916, 1924, 1966

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/