Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1950
1-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 1991
Apr–May 1950
2-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1907, 1917
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2010
Mar–May 1950
3-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1917
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2010
Feb–May 1950
4-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1907
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1914, 1940, 1978
Jan–May 1950
5-Month
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1907
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1909
Dec 1949–May 1950
6-Month
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1904, 1907, 1920
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1947, 1984
Nov 1949–May 1950
7-Month
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1905
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1925, 1931, 2005
Oct 1949–May 1950
8-Month
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1905
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1958
Sep 1949–May 1950
9-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1905
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1945, 1987
Aug 1949–May 1950
10-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1905
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1945, 1947, 1957, 1962, 1989
Jul 1949–May 1950
11-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1905
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1997
Jun 1949–May 1950
12-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1904
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1980, 1984, 1992
Dec 1948–May 1950
18-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1905
20th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1974, 2009
Jun 1948–May 1950
24-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1905
23rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jun 1947–May 1950
36-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1906
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2018
Ties: 1932, 1987
Jun 1946–May 1950
48-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1907
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2019
Ties: 1974, 1977, 1988, 1996
Jun 1945–May 1950
60-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1908
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2013
Ties: 1933, 1958, 1984

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/