Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1938
1-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1917
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 1991
Ties: 1913, 1915, 1926, 1928, 1935, 1958
Apr–May 1938
2-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1907, 1917
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2010
Ties: 1925, 1958
Mar–May 1938
3-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2010
Ties: 1898, 1982
Feb–May 1938
4-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1907
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2012
Ties: 1898, 1902, 1933, 1960, 1974
Jan–May 1938
5-Month
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1907
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1922, 1927, 1969, 1996
Dec 1937–May 1938
6-Month
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904, 1907, 1920
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1902, 1909, 1922, 1946, 1968, 1969
Nov 1937–May 1938
7-Month
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1905
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1897, 1906, 1969, 1972, 1981
Oct 1937–May 1938
8-Month
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1905
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1922, 1981
Sep 1937–May 1938
9-Month
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1905
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1968, 1971
Aug 1937–May 1938
10-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1905
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1896, 1898, 1909, 1915
Jul 1937–May 1938
11-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1905
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1909, 1928, 1930, 1993
Jun 1937–May 1938
12-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1919, 1930, 1993
Dec 1936–May 1938
18-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1905
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2017
Ties: 1973, 1981, 2004
Jun 1936–May 1938
24-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1905
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2017
Ties: 1930, 1943, 1956, 1961
Jun 1935–May 1938
36-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1906
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2018
Ties: 1915, 1961, 1964, 1969
Jun 1934–May 1938
48-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1907
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2019
Ties: 1922, 1940, 1942, 1965, 1967
Jun 1933–May 1938
60-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1908
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2013
Ties: 1901, 1913

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/