Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1972
1-Month
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1916
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Feb–Mar 1972
2-Month
30.5°F
(-0.8°C)
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1934
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Jan–Mar 1972
3-Month
30.3°F
(-0.9°C)
30.4°F
(-0.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2012
Ties: 1942
Dec 1971–Mar 1972
4-Month
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
30.5°F
(-0.8°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2012
Ties: 1930, 1942, 1960, 1986
Nov 1971–Mar 1972
5-Month
32.9°F
(0.5°C)
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 2001
Oct 1971–Mar 1972
6-Month
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Ties: 1958, 1973, 1986
Sep 1971–Mar 1972
7-Month
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1992
Aug 1971–Mar 1972
8-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904, 1905
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1933, 1950
Jul 1971–Mar 1972
9-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 2004
Jun 1971–Mar 1972
10-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1951
May 1971–Mar 1972
11-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904, 1918
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Ties: 1960, 1984
Apr 1971–Mar 1972
12-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Ties: 1986
Oct 1970–Mar 1972
18-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2013, 2017
Ties: 1914, 1938, 1946, 1947
Apr 1970–Mar 1972
24-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2013, 2017
Ties: 1983, 1987
Apr 1969–Mar 1972
36-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1906
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2018
Ties: 1934, 1946, 1980
Apr 1968–Mar 1972
48-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1907
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2019
Ties: 1945, 1948, 1973, 1978, 1982
Apr 1967–Mar 1972
60-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1908
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2020
Ties: 1964, 1981

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on February 26, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/