Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1978
1-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1991
Ties: 1897, 1912, 1969, 1976, 1996
Apr–May 1978
2-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907, 1917
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2010
Mar–May 1978
3-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2010
Ties: 1899, 1914, 1947
Feb–May 1978
4-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1907
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1914, 1940, 1950
Jan–May 1978
5-Month
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1907
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Dec 1977–May 1978
6-Month
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1904, 1907, 1920
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1916, 1956, 1961
Nov 1977–May 1978
7-Month
36.5°F
(2.5°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1905
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Oct 1977–May 1978
8-Month
38.4°F
(3.6°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1905
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1948, 1963
Sep 1977–May 1978
9-Month
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1905
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1899, 1901, 1967, 1982
Aug 1977–May 1978
10-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1905
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1899, 1901, 1902, 1906, 1908, 1948, 1967
Jul 1977–May 1978
11-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1905
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1896, 1901, 1902, 1906, 1914, 1915, 1948, 1956, 1959, 1982
Jun 1977–May 1978
12-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1904
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1899, 1900, 1914, 1915, 1956
Dec 1976–May 1978
18-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1901, 1921, 1925, 1934, 1944, 1971, 1979
Jun 1976–May 1978
24-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1905
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1925, 1940
Jun 1975–May 1978
36-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1906
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1944
Jun 1974–May 1978
48-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1907
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1945, 1973, 1982
Jun 1973–May 1978
60-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1908
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2013
Ties: 1949, 1974, 1990

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/