Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1986
1-Month
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1916
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1953, 1987
Feb–Mar 1986
2-Month
32.8°F
(0.4°C)
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1934
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1987
Jan–Mar 1986
3-Month
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
30.4°F
(-0.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1904
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 1927, 1930
Dec 1985–Mar 1986
4-Month
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1904
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1930, 1942, 1960, 1972
Nov 1985–Mar 1986
5-Month
33.8°F
(1.0°C)
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1904
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1898, 1942, 1950, 2004
Oct 1985–Mar 1986
6-Month
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1905
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1958, 1972, 1973
Sep 1985–Mar 1986
7-Month
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1918
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1928, 1937, 1955, 1960, 2011
Aug 1985–Mar 1986
8-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1904, 1905
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Jul 1985–Mar 1986
9-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1905
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1973
Jun 1985–Mar 1986
10-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1904
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1931
May 1985–Mar 1986
11-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1904, 1918
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1913, 1931, 1933
Apr 1985–Mar 1986
12-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1918
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1972
Oct 1984–Mar 1986
18-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1905
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2013, 2017
Ties: 1955, 1995, 2001
Apr 1984–Mar 1986
24-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1905
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2013, 2017
Ties: 1974
Apr 1983–Mar 1986
36-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1906
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2018
Ties: 1933, 1985, 1998
Apr 1982–Mar 1986
48-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1907
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2019
Ties: 1991, 1994, 1995, 1997
Apr 1981–Mar 1986
60-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1908
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2020
Ties: 1988

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/