Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1955
1-Month
24.6°F
(-4.1°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
-6.4°F
(-3.5°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1989
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Nov–Dec 1955
2-Month
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
-4.1°F
(-2.3°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1904, 1917
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1901
Oct–Dec 1955
3-Month
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1904
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1906
Sep–Dec 1955
4-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1917
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1958
Aug–Dec 1955
5-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1904
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1906, 1963
Jul–Dec 1955
6-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1904
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1912
Jun–Dec 1955
7-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1904
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1923, 1965, 1967, 1978, 2000
May–Dec 1955
8-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2015
Ties: 1895, 1965, 1966, 1981, 1997
Apr–Dec 1955
9-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2015
Ties: 1938, 1968
Mar–Dec 1955
10-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2011
Ties: 1913, 1944, 1969
Feb–Dec 1955
11-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1904
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1970, 1996
Jan–Dec 1955
12-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1904
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1937, 1938, 1941, 1986, 1988, 2003
Jul 1954–Dec 1955
18-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1904
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1945, 1946, 1947, 1969, 1972, 1976, 1988, 1993
Jan 1954–Dec 1955
24-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1905
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1946, 1957, 1976, 1980, 1986, 1987, 1988
Jan 1953–Dec 1955
36-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1905
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1985, 2004
Jan 1952–Dec 1955
48-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1907
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2013
Ties: 2005
Jan 1951–Dec 1955
60-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1907
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2020
Ties: 1954, 1991

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 23, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/