Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1940
1-Month
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
-5.1°F
(-2.9°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1923 1916
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Feb–Mar 1940
2-Month
29.4°F
(-1.4°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.3°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1934 1934
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1950
Jan–Mar 1940
3-Month
26.3°F
(-3.2°C)
30.4°F
(-0.9°C)
-4.1°F
(-2.3°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1934 1904
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Dec 1939–Mar 1940
4-Month
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
30.5°F
(-0.8°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1934 1904
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1978
Nov 1939–Mar 1940
5-Month
29.6°F
(-1.3°C)
32.8°F
(0.4°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.7°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1934 1904
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1911
Oct 1939–Mar 1940
6-Month
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1934 1905
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1912, 1977
Sep 1939–Mar 1940
7-Month
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1934 1918
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1911, 1926
Aug 1939–Mar 1940
8-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1934 1904, 1905
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Jul 1939–Mar 1940
9-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1934 1905
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Jun 1939–Mar 1940
10-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1934 1904
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1959, 1977
May 1939–Mar 1940
11-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1934 1904, 1918
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1977
Apr 1939–Mar 1940
12-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1934 1918
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1911, 1926, 1963
Oct 1938–Mar 1940
18-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1905
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2013, 2017
Ties: 1897, 1903, 1934, 1944, 1979
Apr 1938–Mar 1940
24-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1905
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2013, 2017
Ties: 1934
Apr 1937–Mar 1940
36-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1906
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2018
Ties: 1899, 1903, 1921, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1979
Apr 1936–Mar 1940
48-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1907
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2019
Apr 1935–Mar 1940
60-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1908
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2020
Ties: 1901, 1937, 1942, 1943, 1965, 1967, 1968

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 21, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/