Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1985
1-Month
29.3°F
(-1.5°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1989
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Nov–Dec 1985
2-Month
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1904, 1917
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1932, 1940, 1971, 1997, 2002, 2010
Oct–Dec 1985
3-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1904
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1920, 1966, 1977
Sep–Dec 1985
4-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Aug–Dec 1985
5-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1904
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1920, 1952, 1977, 1993
Jul–Dec 1985
6-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1904
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1947, 1995, 1996
Jun–Dec 1985
7-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1904
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1913, 1951, 1956
May–Dec 1985
8-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1987
Apr–Dec 1985
9-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1917
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1930, 1948, 1961, 1996
Mar–Dec 1985
10-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2011
Ties: 1975, 1984, 1995
Feb–Dec 1985
11-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1904
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Ties: 1951, 1971, 1981
Jan–Dec 1985
12-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1904
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Ties: 1932, 1977
Jul 1984–Dec 1985
18-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1904
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Ties: 1931, 1951, 1974
Jan 1984–Dec 1985
24-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1905
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Ties: 1975, 1996
Jan 1983–Dec 1985
36-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1905
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2012
Ties: 1955, 2004
Jan 1982–Dec 1985
48-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1907
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2013
Ties: 1975, 1976, 1996, 1997
Jan 1981–Dec 1985
60-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1907
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2020
Ties: 1951, 1975, 1986, 1990

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 15, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/