Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1972
1-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1991
Ties: 1919
Apr–May 1972
2-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1907, 1917
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2010
Ties: 1909, 1971
Mar–May 1972
3-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2010
Feb–May 1972
4-Month
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1907
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1906
Jan–May 1972
5-Month
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1907
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1939, 1958
Dec 1971–May 1972
6-Month
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904, 1907, 1920
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2012
Ties: 1941, 1966, 1981, 2005
Nov 1971–May 1972
7-Month
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1897, 1906, 1938, 1969, 1981
Oct 1971–May 1972
8-Month
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1928, 1945, 1979, 1988
Sep 1971–May 1972
9-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Ties: 1937, 1957, 1958
Aug 1971–May 1972
10-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Ties: 1913, 1975
Jul 1971–May 1972
11-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Ties: 1933, 1973, 1989
Jun 1971–May 1972
12-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Ties: 1952
Dec 1970–May 1972
18-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1909, 1939, 1956, 1969, 1977
Jun 1970–May 1972
24-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2017
Ties: 1983
Jun 1969–May 1972
36-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1906
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2018
Ties: 1939, 1959
Jun 1968–May 1972
48-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1907
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2019
Ties: 1948, 1981
Jun 1967–May 1972
60-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1908
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2013
Ties: 1947, 1982

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/