Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1981
1-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.7°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1925
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2017
Sep–Oct 1981
2-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2017
Ties: 1911
Aug–Oct 1981
3-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1940
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2017
Jul–Oct 1981
4-Month
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1940
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2016
Ties: 1918, 1927, 1936, 1958, 1974
Jun–Oct 1981
5-Month
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1903
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2020
Ties: 1937, 1942, 1946, 1963, 1967, 1987, 2009
May–Oct 1981
6-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1907
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2018
Ties: 2000
Apr–Oct 1981
7-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1907
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2010
Ties: 1921, 1951
Mar–Oct 1981
8-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1926
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2010
Ties: 1961
Feb–Oct 1981
9-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1907
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2010, 2012
Ties: 1951, 1952, 1977
Jan–Oct 1981
10-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1907
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1946, 1979, 1986
Dec 1980–Oct 1981
11-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904, 1907
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1906, 1950, 1966, 1992, 1996
Nov 1980–Oct 1981
12-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1906, 1928, 1966, 1968, 1996, 2003
May 1980–Oct 1981
18-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1904
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1913, 1979, 1987, 1993
Nov 1979–Oct 1981
24-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1905
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2017
Ties: 1958, 1994, 2004
Nov 1978–Oct 1981
36-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1905
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012, 2018
Ties: 1931, 1973
Nov 1977–Oct 1981
48-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1907
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2013, 2019
Ties: 1934, 1944, 1961
Nov 1976–Oct 1981
60-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2020
Ties: 1931, 1948, 1960

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/