Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1978
1-Month
70.2°F
(21.2°C)
68.7°F
(20.4°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1903
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1977
Jul–Aug 1978
2-Month
69.6°F
(20.9°C)
69.5°F
(20.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1903
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1896, 1911, 1916, 1972, 1996
Jun–Aug 1978
3-Month
68.2°F
(20.1°C)
67.9°F
(19.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1903
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2010, 2018
Ties: 1898, 1967, 2004
May–Aug 1978
4-Month
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1907
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1900, 1960, 2000
Apr–Aug 1978
5-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2010
Ties: 1899, 1918, 1922, 1933, 1963
Mar–Aug 1978
6-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1926
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2010
Ties: 1899, 1961
Feb–Aug 1978
7-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1907
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1958
Jan–Aug 1978
8-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1907
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1895
Dec 1977–Aug 1978
9-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1904, 1907
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1897, 1961
Nov 1977–Aug 1978
10-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1904
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1935, 1936, 1961, 1963, 1982
Oct 1977–Aug 1978
11-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1905
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1961
Sep 1977–Aug 1978
12-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1905
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1915, 1941, 1948
Mar 1977–Aug 1978
18-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1905
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1921, 1922, 1930, 1933
Sep 1976–Aug 1978
24-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1905
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2013
Ties: 1897
Sep 1975–Aug 1978
36-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905, 1906
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1943, 1945, 1948, 1958, 1961, 1971, 1972
Sep 1974–Aug 1978
48-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1931, 1934, 1945, 1947, 1981
Sep 1973–Aug 1978
60-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1907
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012, 2013, 2019
Ties: 1934, 1973

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/