Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1902

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1902
1-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1917
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1899 1991
Apr–May 1902
2-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1907, 1917
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1899 2010
Ties: 1899, 1932, 1983
Mar–May 1902
3-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1917
35th Warmest Warmest to Date 2010
Ties: 1936, 1955, 1959
Feb–May 1902
4-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1907
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 1898, 1933, 1938, 1960, 1974
Jan–May 1902
5-Month
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1907
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 1947
Dec 1901–May 1902
6-Month
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1904, 1907, 1920
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 1909, 1922, 1938, 1946, 1968, 1969
Nov 1901–May 1902
7-Month
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1905
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Ties: 1935, 1971, 2003
Oct 1901–May 1902
8-Month
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1905
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Ties: 2003
Sep 1901–May 1902
9-Month
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1905
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Ties: 1900
Aug 1901–May 1902
10-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1905
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2012
Ties: 1899, 1901, 1906, 1908, 1948, 1967, 1978
Jul 1901–May 1902
11-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1905
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2012
Ties: 1896, 1901, 1906, 1914, 1915, 1948, 1956, 1959, 1978, 1982
Jun 1901–May 1902
12-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1904
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1928, 1967, 1968
Dec 1900–May 1902
18-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
16th Coolest Coolest to Date 1905
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2017
Ties: 1916, 1919, 1926, 1936, 1963
Jun 1900–May 1902
24-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1905
88th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1944, 1968
Jun 1899–May 1902
36-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1906
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2018
Ties: 1898, 1901, 1914, 1940, 1942, 1963, 1967
Jun 1898–May 1902
48-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1907
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2019
Ties: 1899, 1901, 1915, 1916, 1924, 1966
Jun 1897–May 1902
60-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1908
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2013
Ties: 1900, 1925, 1937, 1943, 1944, 1967

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/