Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1981
1-Month
68.5°F
(20.3°C)
68.7°F
(20.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1903
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2018
Ties: 1936, 1943, 1951, 1994
Jul–Aug 1981
2-Month
70.4°F
(21.3°C)
69.5°F
(20.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1903
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2020
Ties: 1901, 1974, 2001, 2014, 2017
Jun–Aug 1981
3-Month
69.2°F
(20.7°C)
67.9°F
(19.9°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1903
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2020
Ties: 1937, 1971, 2017
May–Aug 1981
4-Month
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1907
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2018
Ties: 1959, 1980, 2014
Apr–Aug 1981
5-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1907
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2010
Mar–Aug 1981
6-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1926
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2010
Ties: 1952, 1979, 1983
Feb–Aug 1981
7-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
2.3°F
(1.2°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1907
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Ties: 2008, 2019
Jan–Aug 1981
8-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1907
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1933, 1988, 2005, 2009
Dec 1980–Aug 1981
9-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904, 1907
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1898
Nov 1980–Aug 1981
10-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1898, 1944, 1945, 1958
Oct 1980–Aug 1981
11-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1905
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1964, 1966
Sep 1980–Aug 1981
12-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1905
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1944, 1962, 1979, 1996
Mar 1980–Aug 1981
18-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1905
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1945, 1951, 1969, 1987
Sep 1979–Aug 1981
24-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1905
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2013
Ties: 1980, 1990
Sep 1978–Aug 1981
36-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1905, 1906
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1956, 1977
Sep 1977–Aug 1981
48-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1907
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 1931, 1934, 1945, 1947, 1978
Sep 1976–Aug 1981
60-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2020
Ties: 1935, 1945, 1947, 1948, 1960, 1962

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 16, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/