Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1972
1-Month
68.4°F
(20.2°C)
68.7°F
(20.4°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1903
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2018
Ties: 1976, 2008
Jul–Aug 1972
2-Month
69.6°F
(20.9°C)
69.4°F
(20.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1903
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2018
Ties: 1896, 1911, 1916, 1978, 1996
Jun–Aug 1972
3-Month
67.5°F
(19.7°C)
67.9°F
(19.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1903
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2010, 2018
Ties: 1896, 1911, 1933, 1942, 1965, 1985
May–Aug 1972
4-Month
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1907
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2018
Ties: 1947, 1948, 1986
Apr–Aug 1972
5-Month
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1907
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2010
Ties: 1962
Mar–Aug 1972
6-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1926
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2010
Ties: 1932
Feb–Aug 1972
7-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.7°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1907
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1899, 1909, 1915, 1962
Jan–Aug 1972
8-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1907
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1900, 1903
Dec 1971–Aug 1972
9-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904, 1907
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1941, 1968
Nov 1971–Aug 1972
10-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1906, 1941, 2003
Oct 1971–Aug 1972
11-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1898, 1929, 1931, 1944, 1945, 1958, 1994, 1996
Sep 1971–Aug 1972
12-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1930, 1931, 1969, 1992
Mar 1971–Aug 1972
18-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1946
Sep 1970–Aug 1972
24-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2013
Ties: 1930, 1942, 1956
Sep 1969–Aug 1972
36-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905, 1906
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2018
Ties: 1943, 1945, 1948, 1958, 1961, 1971, 1978
Sep 1968–Aug 1972
48-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1907
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2019
Ties: 1948, 1979
Sep 1967–Aug 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 1907
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2012, 2013, 2019
Ties: 1982

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/