Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1940
1-Month
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
2.2°F
(1.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1989
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2015
Nov–Dec 1940
2-Month
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1904, 1917
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2015
Ties: 1932, 1971, 1985, 1997, 2002, 2010
Oct–Dec 1940
3-Month
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1904
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Ties: 1935, 1939, 1944
Sep–Dec 1940
4-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Ties: 1922, 1943
Aug–Dec 1940
5-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1904
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Ties: 1989
Jul–Dec 1940
6-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1904
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Ties: 1914
Jun–Dec 1940
7-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1904
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Ties: 1909, 1933
May–Dec 1940
8-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1917
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Apr–Dec 1940
9-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1917
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Mar–Dec 1940
10-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1917
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2011
Ties: 1907
Feb–Dec 1940
11-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1904
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1916
Jan–Dec 1940
12-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1904
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Jul 1939–Dec 1940
18-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1904
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1923
Jan 1939–Dec 1940
24-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1905
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1926
Jan 1938–Dec 1940
36-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1905
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1901, 1911, 1914
Jan 1937–Dec 1940
48-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1907
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2013
Ties: 1913, 1922, 1935, 1941, 1963, 1964
Jan 1936–Dec 1940
60-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1907
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2020
Ties: 1901, 1913, 1922, 1930, 1937

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on February 28, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/