Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1970
1-Month
28.1°F
(-2.2°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1989
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2015
Ties: 2000
Nov–Dec 1970
2-Month
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1904, 1917
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2015
Ties: 1934
Oct–Dec 1970
3-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1904
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2015
Ties: 1899, 1947, 1987
Sep–Dec 1970
4-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2015
Ties: 1895
Aug–Dec 1970
5-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1904
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2015
Ties: 1928, 1947, 1950
Jul–Dec 1970
6-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1904
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2015
Ties: 1977
Jun–Dec 1970
7-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1904
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2015
May–Dec 1970
8-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2015
Ties: 1995
Apr–Dec 1970
9-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2015
Ties: 1900, 1944, 1951, 1995
Mar–Dec 1970
10-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2011
Ties: 1942, 1954, 1968, 1974
Feb–Dec 1970
11-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1904
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1955, 1996
Jan–Dec 1970
12-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1904
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1908, 1948, 1992
Jul 1969–Dec 1970
18-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1904
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1933, 1939, 1982
Jan 1969–Dec 1970
24-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1905
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1956, 1961, 1969, 1972, 1979
Jan 1968–Dec 1970
36-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1905
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1943, 1944, 1958, 1972
Jan 1967–Dec 1970
48-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1907
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2013
Ties: 1938, 1966
Jan 1966–Dec 1970
60-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1907
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2020
Ties: 1963

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 2, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/