Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1971
1-Month
34.2°F
(1.2°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1989
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2015
Ties: 1949, 1974, 2016
Nov–Dec 1971
2-Month
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904, 1917
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2015
Ties: 1932, 1940, 1985, 1997, 2002, 2010
Oct–Dec 1971
3-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2015
Ties: 1949, 2009
Sep–Dec 1971
4-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2015
Ties: 1957, 1994, 2005
Aug–Dec 1971
5-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2015
Ties: 2014
Jul–Dec 1971
6-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Ties: 2007, 2010
Jun–Dec 1971
7-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2015
Ties: 1953, 2007
May–Dec 1971
8-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2015
Ties: 1957, 1975, 1984
Apr–Dec 1971
9-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 1993, 2004
Mar–Dec 1971
10-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1917
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2011
Ties: 1946, 1993
Feb–Dec 1971
11-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1951, 1981, 1985
Jan–Dec 1971
12-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1974, 1987, 1996
Jul 1970–Dec 1971
18-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1921, 1979, 1980
Jan 1970–Dec 1971
24-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1905
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Ties: 1922, 1958, 1977, 1981, 1982
Jan 1969–Dec 1971
36-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1905
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1948, 1956, 1979
Jan 1968–Dec 1971
48-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1907
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2013
Ties: 1934, 1946, 1978, 1979, 1980
Jan 1967–Dec 1971
60-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1907
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2020
Ties: 1935, 1972

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 13, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/