Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1973
1-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1991
Ties: 2002
Apr–May 1973
2-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907, 1917
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2010
Ties: 1934, 1968, 1970
Mar–May 1973
3-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2010
Ties: 1903
Feb–May 1973
4-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 2008
Jan–May 1973
5-Month
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2012
Ties: 2013
Dec 1972–May 1973
6-Month
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904, 1907, 1920
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2012
Ties: 1997, 2008, 2019
Nov 1972–May 1973
7-Month
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Oct 1972–May 1973
8-Month
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Sep 1972–May 1973
9-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Aug 1972–May 1973
10-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Ties: 1955
Jul 1972–May 1973
11-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1933, 1972, 1989
Jun 1972–May 1973
12-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1933, 1945, 1955, 1958, 1990
Dec 1971–May 1973
18-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2017
Ties: 1938, 1981, 2004
Jun 1971–May 1973
24-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1997, 2005
Jun 1970–May 1973
36-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1906
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2018
Ties: 1947, 1977, 1981, 1988, 1989, 1994
Jun 1969–May 1973
48-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2019
Ties: 1945, 1978, 1982
Jun 1968–May 1973
60-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1908
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2013
Ties: 1934, 1980

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/