Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1978
1-Month
24.8°F
(-4.0°C)
27.2°F
(-2.7°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1932
Ties: 1988
Dec 1977–Jan 1978
2-Month
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
29.1°F
(-1.6°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2016
Ties: 2003
Nov 1977–Jan 1978
3-Month
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2016
Ties: 1900, 1966, 1984, 1988
Oct 1977–Jan 1978
4-Month
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2016
Ties: 1957, 2009
Sep 1977–Jan 1978
5-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2016
Ties: 1979, 1987, 2003
Aug 1977–Jan 1978
6-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2016
Ties: 1916, 1929, 1979, 1996, 2009
Jul 1977–Jan 1978
7-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1905, 1918
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2016
Ties: 1969
Jun 1977–Jan 1978
8-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1904
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012, 2016
Ties: 1909, 1914, 1928, 1955, 1990
May 1977–Jan 1978
9-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2016
Ties: 1901, 1951, 1975, 1994, 2004
Apr 1977–Jan 1978
10-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.3°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2016
Ties: 1913, 1931, 1976, 1983
Mar 1977–Jan 1978
11-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2012
Ties: 1972, 1986, 2003, 2005
Feb 1977–Jan 1978
12-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2013
Ties: 1947, 1960, 1980, 1985, 1989, 2001
Aug 1976–Jan 1978
18-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1905
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2013, 2017
Ties: 1897, 1928, 1966
Feb 1976–Jan 1978
24-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2013
Ties: 1931, 1943, 1946, 1961, 1988
Feb 1975–Jan 1978
36-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1906
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2013
Ties: 1948, 1962
Feb 1974–Jan 1978
48-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1908
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2013, 2014
Ties: 1984, 1990
Feb 1973–Jan 1978
60-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1908
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2021
Ties: 1952, 1957, 1958, 1976, 1988, 1991

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 16, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/