Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1939
1-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1917
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 1991
Ties: 1906
Apr–May 1939
2-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1907, 1917
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2010
Ties: 1916, 1946
Mar–May 1939
3-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1928 1917
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2010
Ties: 1901, 1906, 1943
Feb–May 1939
4-Month
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1907
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1909, 1936, 1962, 1963, 1971
Jan–May 1939
5-Month
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1907
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1958, 1972
Dec 1938–May 1939
6-Month
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904, 1907, 1920
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1944, 1996
Nov 1938–May 1939
7-Month
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1905
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1908
Oct 1938–May 1939
8-Month
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1905
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1930, 1962, 1993, 2005
Sep 1938–May 1939
9-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1905
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1979
Aug 1938–May 1939
10-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1905
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1919, 1931, 1988, 2015
Jul 1938–May 1939
11-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1905
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1969, 1981, 1987, 1988
Jun 1938–May 1939
12-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1904
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1929, 1946, 1969, 1987, 1994
Dec 1937–May 1939
18-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1905
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2017
Ties: 1909, 1956, 1969, 1972, 1977
Jun 1937–May 1939
24-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1905
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2017
Ties: 1914, 1942, 1957, 1959, 1970, 1994
Jun 1936–May 1939
36-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1906
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2018
Ties: 1959, 1972
Jun 1935–May 1939
48-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1907
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2019
Ties: 1963
Jun 1934–May 1939
60-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1908
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2013
Ties: 1931, 1970, 1971

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/