Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1978
1-Month
33.1°F
(0.6°C)
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1916
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Feb–Mar 1978
2-Month
27.4°F
(-2.6°C)
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
-4.5°F
(-2.5°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1934 1934
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1895, 1905
Jan–Mar 1978
3-Month
26.6°F
(-3.0°C)
30.4°F
(-0.9°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.1°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1904
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Dec 1977–Mar 1978
4-Month
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
30.5°F
(-0.8°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1904
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1940
Nov 1977–Mar 1978
5-Month
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1904
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1963
Oct 1977–Mar 1978
6-Month
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1905
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1981
Sep 1977–Mar 1978
7-Month
38.4°F
(3.6°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1896, 1899, 1916, 1936, 1968, 1982
Aug 1977–Mar 1978
8-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1904, 1905
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1899, 1902, 1906, 1917, 1922, 1927, 1944
Jul 1977–Mar 1978
9-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1905
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1902, 1914, 1922, 1944, 1993
Jun 1977–Mar 1978
10-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1904
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1899, 1910, 1914, 1924, 1935, 1968
May 1977–Mar 1978
11-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1904, 1918
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1897, 1901
Apr 1977–Mar 1978
12-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1898, 1922, 1938, 1943
Oct 1976–Mar 1978
18-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1905
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2013, 2017
Ties: 1900, 1911, 1916, 1963
Apr 1976–Mar 1978
24-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1905
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2013, 2017
Ties: 1901, 1913, 1942
Apr 1975–Mar 1978
36-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1906
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1939, 1944, 1957
Apr 1974–Mar 1978
48-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1907
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1945, 1948, 1972, 1973, 1982
Apr 1973–Mar 1978
60-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1908
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2020
Ties: 1933, 1949, 1974

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on November 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/