Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1948
1-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1991
Apr–May 1948
2-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1907, 1917
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2010
Ties: 1900, 1905, 1992
Mar–May 1948
3-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1917
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2010
Ties: 1927
Feb–May 1948
4-Month
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1907
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Jan–May 1948
5-Month
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1907
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Dec 1947–May 1948
6-Month
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1904, 1907, 1920
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Nov 1947–May 1948
7-Month
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1905
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1911, 1926
Oct 1947–May 1948
8-Month
38.4°F
(3.6°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1905
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1963, 1978
Sep 1947–May 1948
9-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1905
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1935, 1936
Aug 1947–May 1948
10-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1905
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1899, 1901, 1902, 1906, 1908, 1967, 1978
Jul 1947–May 1948
11-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1905
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1896, 1901, 1902, 1906, 1914, 1915, 1956, 1959, 1978, 1982
Jun 1947–May 1948
12-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1904
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1897, 1906, 1959, 1965
Dec 1946–May 1948
18-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1905
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1959, 1961, 1966
Jun 1946–May 1948
24-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1905
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1910, 1929, 1962, 1969, 1982
Jun 1945–May 1948
36-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1906
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2018
Ties: 1945
Jun 1944–May 1948
48-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1907
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2019
Ties: 1972, 1981
Jun 1943–May 1948
60-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1908
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2013
Ties: 1935, 1946, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1979

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 17, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/