Climate at a Glance

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Rhode Island

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1978
1-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1925
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1924
Sep–Oct 1978
2-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1924, 1974
Aug–Oct 1978
3-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1940
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1935, 1956, 1974, 1987
Jul–Oct 1978
4-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1940
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Ties: 1911, 1912, 1934, 1986
Jun–Oct 1978
5-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1903
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2020
Ties: 1956, 1972
May–Oct 1978
6-Month
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1907
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1895, 1972, 1982, 1986
Apr–Oct 1978
7-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2010
Ties: 1895
Mar–Oct 1978
8-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1926
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2010
Ties: 1895
Feb–Oct 1978
9-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1907
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2010, 2012
Ties: 1895
Jan–Oct 1978
10-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1907
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1914, 1918, 1934
Dec 1977–Oct 1978
11-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1904, 1907
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1916
Nov 1977–Oct 1978
12-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1904
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
May 1977–Oct 1978
18-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1904
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1909, 1956, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1977, 1982
Nov 1976–Oct 1978
24-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1905
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1915, 1925, 1963
Nov 1975–Oct 1978
36-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1905
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012, 2018
Ties: 1900, 1958, 1962, 1969
Nov 1974–Oct 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: 1972 1907
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2013, 2019
Ties: 1945, 1958, 1982
Nov 1973–Oct 1978
60-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1907
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2020
Ties: 1934, 1961, 1973

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on November 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/