Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1956
1-Month
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
-4.3°F
(-2.4°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1916
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 2015
Feb–Mar 1956
2-Month
31.4°F
(-0.3°C)
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1934
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1897, 1943, 1970
Jan–Mar 1956
3-Month
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
30.4°F
(-0.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1904
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1985
Dec 1955–Mar 1956
4-Month
29.1°F
(-1.6°C)
30.5°F
(-0.8°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1904
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1914
Nov 1955–Mar 1956
5-Month
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1904
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1902, 1968
Oct 1955–Mar 1956
6-Month
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1905
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1944
Sep 1955–Mar 1956
7-Month
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1918
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1900, 1927, 1935, 1943, 1944
Aug 1955–Mar 1956
8-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1904, 1905
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1901, 1993, 2015
Jul 1955–Mar 1956
9-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1905
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1967, 1969, 1971
Jun 1955–Mar 1956
10-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1904
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1919, 1928, 1938, 1964, 1969, 1987, 1994
May 1955–Mar 1956
11-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1904, 1918
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1939, 1946, 1994, 2015
Apr 1955–Mar 1956
12-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1918
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1937, 1962, 1973
Oct 1954–Mar 1956
18-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1905
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2013, 2017
Ties: 1949, 1989
Apr 1954–Mar 1956
24-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1905
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2013, 2017
Ties: 1988
Apr 1953–Mar 1956
36-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1906
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Ties: 1932
Apr 1952–Mar 1956
48-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1907
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2019
Ties: 1993, 2006
Apr 1951–Mar 1956
60-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1908
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2020
Ties: 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on February 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/