Climate at a Glance

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Rhode Island

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1986
1-Month
33.8°F
(1.0°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1989
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1936
Nov–Dec 1986
2-Month
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1904, 1917
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1992
Oct–Dec 1986
3-Month
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1904
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2015
Ties: 1964
Sep–Dec 1986
4-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2015
Ties: 1898
Aug–Dec 1986
5-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1904
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2015
Ties: 1908, 1916, 1918, 1936, 1992, 2000
Jul–Dec 1986
6-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1904
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2015
Ties: 1895, 1918, 1923, 1945, 1981
Jun–Dec 1986
7-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1904
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2015
Ties: 1921, 1934, 1936, 1992
May–Dec 1986
8-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2015
Ties: 1918, 1928, 1936, 1956
Apr–Dec 1986
9-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2015
Ties: 1895, 1908, 1913, 1921, 1942, 1980
Mar–Dec 1986
10-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2011
Ties: 1997
Feb–Dec 1986
11-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1904
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1942
Jan–Dec 1986
12-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1904
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1937, 1938, 1941, 1955, 1988, 2003
Jul 1985–Dec 1986
18-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1904
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1913, 1960, 1996
Jan 1985–Dec 1986
24-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1905
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1946, 1955, 1957, 1976, 1980, 1987, 1988
Jan 1984–Dec 1986
36-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1905
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1973, 1974, 1983
Jan 1983–Dec 1986
48-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1907
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2013
Ties: 1951, 1990
Jan 1982–Dec 1986
60-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1907
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2020
Ties: 1951, 1975, 1985, 1990

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 14, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/