Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1972
1-Month
33.5°F
(0.8°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1989
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1907, 1952
Nov–Dec 1972
2-Month
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904, 1917
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1951, 1961, 1965, 2017
Oct–Dec 1972
3-Month
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1904
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1914, 1960, 1981
Sep–Dec 1972
4-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1899, 1921, 1936, 1945, 2000
Aug–Dec 1972
5-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1904
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Jul–Dec 1972
6-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1904
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1967
Jun–Dec 1972
7-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1904
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1911, 1937, 1939, 1945, 1963, 1980
May–Dec 1972
8-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1896, 1923, 1927, 1939, 1960
Apr–Dec 1972
9-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1939, 1989, 1992
Mar–Dec 1972
10-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2011
Ties: 1902, 1919, 1937, 1960
Feb–Dec 1972
11-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1904
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1895, 1899, 1912, 1933, 1935
Jan–Dec 1972
12-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1904
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1906, 1922, 1939, 1965
Jul 1971–Dec 1972
18-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1945, 1946, 1947, 1955, 1969, 1976, 1988, 1993
Jan 1971–Dec 1972
24-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1905
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1956, 1961, 1969, 1970, 1979
Jan 1970–Dec 1972
36-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1905
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1943, 1944, 1958, 1970
Jan 1969–Dec 1972
48-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1907
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2013
Ties: 1930, 1944, 1945, 1958, 1981
Jan 1968–Dec 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
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2020
Ties: 1935, 1971

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/