Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1962
1-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1917
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 1991
Ties: 1952
Apr–May 1962
2-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1907, 1917
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2010
Ties: 1908, 1989
Mar–May 1962
3-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1917
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2010
Ties: 1908, 1969
Feb–May 1962
4-Month
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1907
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Ties: 1909, 1936, 1939, 1963, 1971
Jan–May 1962
5-Month
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1907
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Ties: 1908, 1941, 1966, 2005
Dec 1961–May 1962
6-Month
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1904, 1907, 1920
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Ties: 1977, 2015
Nov 1961–May 1962
7-Month
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1905
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Ties: 1941, 1966
Oct 1961–May 1962
8-Month
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1905
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Ties: 1930, 1939, 1993, 2005
Sep 1961–May 1962
9-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1905
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Ties: 1903, 1975, 2001
Aug 1961–May 1962
10-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1905
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Ties: 1945, 1947, 1950, 1957, 1989
Jul 1961–May 1962
11-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1905
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Ties: 1990
Jun 1961–May 1962
12-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1904
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Ties: 1931, 1975
Dec 1960–May 1962
18-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1905
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2017
Ties: 1899, 1910, 1913, 1937, 1957, 1964, 1967, 1970
Jun 1960–May 1962
24-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1905
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2017
Ties: 1910, 1929, 1948, 1969, 1982
Jun 1959–May 1962
36-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1906
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2018
Ties: 1931, 1934, 1957, 1958, 1980, 1983
Jun 1958–May 1962
48-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1907
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2019
Ties: 1935, 1946, 1959, 1980
Jun 1957–May 1962
60-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1908
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2013
Ties: 1935, 1946, 1948, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1979

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/