Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1938
1-Month
25.4°F
(-3.7°C)
27.2°F
(-2.7°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1918
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1937 1932
Ties: 1954
Dec 1937–Jan 1938
2-Month
27.2°F
(-2.7°C)
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1918
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2016
Ties: 1902, 1912
Nov 1937–Jan 1938
3-Month
31.7°F
(-0.2°C)
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1918
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2016
Ties: 1936
Oct 1937–Jan 1938
4-Month
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1918
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2016
Ties: 1959
Sep 1937–Jan 1938
5-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1934 1918
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2016
Ties: 1923, 1934
Aug 1937–Jan 1938
6-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1918
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2016
Ties: 1930, 1970
Jul 1937–Jan 1938
7-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1905, 1918
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2016
Ties: 1957
Jun 1937–Jan 1938
8-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012, 2016
Ties: 1896, 1948, 1970
May 1937–Jan 1938
9-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1918
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2016
Ties: 1906, 1929, 1943
Apr 1937–Jan 1938
10-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1918
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2016
Ties: 1906, 1921
Mar 1937–Jan 1938
11-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1918
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1935, 1936
Feb 1937–Jan 1938
12-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1918
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2013
Ties: 1919, 1944, 1970
Aug 1936–Jan 1938
18-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1905
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2013, 2017
Ties: 1934, 1948, 1981, 1988, 1994
Feb 1936–Jan 1938
24-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1918
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2013
Ties: 1922, 1944, 1957, 1960, 1970, 1971, 1982
Feb 1935–Jan 1938
36-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1906
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2013
Ties: 1923, 1940, 1961, 1964, 1966, 1969
Feb 1934–Jan 1938
48-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1908
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2013, 2014
Ties: 1913, 1915, 1929, 1937, 1941
Feb 1933–Jan 1938
60-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1908
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2021
Ties: 1902, 1903, 1913, 1914, 1916, 1917, 1924, 1930

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 16, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/