Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1973
1-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
6.1°F
(3.4°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1916
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Feb–Mar 1973
2-Month
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1934
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Jan–Mar 1973
3-Month
33.5°F
(0.8°C)
30.3°F
(-0.9°C)
3.2°F
(1.7°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2012
Ties: 1913, 1921, 1997
Dec 1972–Mar 1973
4-Month
33.5°F
(0.8°C)
30.5°F
(-0.8°C)
3.0°F
(1.6°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Nov 1972–Mar 1973
5-Month
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
32.8°F
(0.4°C)
2.0°F
(1.2°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 2008
Oct 1972–Mar 1973
6-Month
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1958, 1972, 1986
Sep 1972–Mar 1973
7-Month
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1942, 1958, 1980, 1984
Aug 1972–Mar 1973
8-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904, 1905
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1937, 1975, 1990
Jul 1972–Mar 1973
9-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1986
Jun 1972–Mar 1973
10-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1942, 1945, 1947, 1962, 1975
May 1972–Mar 1973
11-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904, 1918
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1942, 2005
Apr 1972–Mar 1973
12-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1937, 1956, 1962
Oct 1971–Mar 1973
18-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2013, 2017
Ties: 1922, 1988
Apr 1971–Mar 1973
24-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2013, 2017
Ties: 1946, 1981, 1989, 2004, 2015
Apr 1970–Mar 1973
36-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1906
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2018
Ties: 1949, 1982
Apr 1969–Mar 1973
48-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2019
Ties: 1945, 1948, 1972, 1978, 1982
Apr 1968–Mar 1973
60-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1908
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2013, 2014, 2016, 2019
Ties: 1934, 1947, 1960, 1980

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/