Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1979
1-Month
29.5°F
(-1.4°C)
27.2°F
(-2.7°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1918
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1932
Dec 1978–Jan 1979
2-Month
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
29.1°F
(-1.6°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1918
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2016
Ties: 1928, 2000
Nov 1978–Jan 1979
3-Month
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1918
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2016
Oct 1978–Jan 1979
4-Month
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1918
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2016
Ties: 1989, 2014
Sep 1978–Jan 1979
5-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1918
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Ties: 1978, 1987, 2003
Aug 1978–Jan 1979
6-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1918
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Ties: 1916, 1929, 1978, 1996, 2009
Jul 1978–Jan 1979
7-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1905, 1918
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Ties: 1899, 1919
Jun 1978–Jan 1979
8-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1904
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012, 2016
Ties: 1944, 1969, 1994
May 1978–Jan 1979
9-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Ties: 1919, 1939, 1944, 1966, 1988
Apr 1978–Jan 1979
10-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Ties: 1919, 1946
Mar 1978–Jan 1979
11-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1966
Feb 1978–Jan 1979
12-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1918
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2013
Ties: 1900, 1921, 1929, 1948
Aug 1977–Jan 1979
18-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1905
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2013, 2017
Ties: 1909, 1916, 1945, 1959, 1982
Feb 1977–Jan 1979
24-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2013
Ties: 1948, 1967, 1980, 1981
Feb 1976–Jan 1979
36-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1906
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2013
Ties: 1931, 1959, 1967, 1971
Feb 1975–Jan 1979
48-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1908
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2013, 2014
Ties: 1931, 1935, 1946, 1959, 1982
Feb 1974–Jan 1979
60-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1908
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2021
Ties: 1935, 1947, 1959, 1960, 1980, 1982

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 12, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/