Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1938
1-Month
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1989
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2015
Ties: 1964
Nov–Dec 1938
2-Month
37.5°F
(3.1°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904, 1917
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Ties: 1964, 1977
Oct–Dec 1938
3-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Ties: 2018, 2019
Sep–Dec 1938
4-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Ties: 1920, 1952
Aug–Dec 1938
5-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Ties: 2008
Jul–Dec 1938
6-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Jun–Dec 1938
7-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Ties: 1977
May–Dec 1938
8-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Ties: 1908
Apr–Dec 1938
9-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Ties: 1955, 1968
Mar–Dec 1938
10-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2011
Ties: 1981, 1982, 1988, 1996
Feb–Dec 1938
11-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2012
Ties: 1987, 1993
Jan–Dec 1938
12-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1937, 1941, 1955, 1986, 1988, 2003
Jul 1937–Dec 1938
18-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1904
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012
Ties: 1948, 1959, 1981, 1989
Jan 1937–Dec 1938
24-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1905
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012
Ties: 1947, 1960
Jan 1936–Dec 1938
36-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1905
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2012
Ties: 1930, 1945, 1980
Jan 1935–Dec 1938
48-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1907
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2013
Ties: 1966, 1970
Jan 1934–Dec 1938
60-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1907
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2020
Ties: 1900, 1936, 1944, 1965, 1966

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 19, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/