Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1956
1-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.2°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1991
Apr–May 1956
2-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.8°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1907, 1917
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2010
Mar–May 1956
3-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.0°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1917
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2010
Ties: 1926
Feb–May 1956
4-Month
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1907
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1899, 1912, 1928
Jan–May 1956
5-Month
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1907
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1994
Dec 1955–May 1956
6-Month
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1904, 1907, 1920
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1916, 1961, 1978
Nov 1955–May 1956
7-Month
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1905
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Oct 1955–May 1956
8-Month
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1905
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1916
Sep 1955–May 1956
9-Month
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1905
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1963
Aug 1955–May 1956
10-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1905
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1900, 1924, 1936
Jul 1955–May 1956
11-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1905
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1896, 1901, 1902, 1906, 1914, 1915, 1948, 1959, 1978, 1982
Jun 1955–May 1956
12-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1904
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1899, 1900, 1914, 1915, 1978
Dec 1954–May 1956
18-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1905
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1909, 1939, 1969, 1972, 1977
Jun 1954–May 1956
24-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1905
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1930, 1938, 1943, 1961
Jun 1953–May 1956
36-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1906
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Ties: 1949, 1984, 1990, 2005
Jun 1952–May 1956
48-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1907
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2019
Ties: 1951, 1975, 1997
Jun 1951–May 1956
60-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1908
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2013
Ties: 1991, 1994

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 10, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/