Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1987
1-Month
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1989
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1948
Nov–Dec 1987
2-Month
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904, 1917
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1928
Oct–Dec 1987
3-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1904
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1899, 1947, 1970
Sep–Dec 1987
4-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2015
Ties: 1947, 1968, 1997
Aug–Dec 1987
5-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2015
Ties: 1965
Jul–Dec 1987
6-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2015
Ties: 1932, 1956
Jun–Dec 1987
7-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1950, 1954, 1969
May–Dec 1987
8-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2015
Ties: 1985
Apr–Dec 1987
9-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2015
Ties: 1969, 1982
Mar–Dec 1987
10-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.3°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2011
Ties: 1921, 1930, 1948, 1951
Feb–Dec 1987
11-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1938, 1993
Jan–Dec 1987
12-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1971, 1974, 1996
Jul 1986–Dec 1987
18-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1904
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1930
Jan 1986–Dec 1987
24-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1905
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1946, 1955, 1957, 1976, 1980, 1986, 1988
Jan 1985–Dec 1987
36-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1905
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1976, 1977, 1994
Jan 1984–Dec 1987
48-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1907
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2013
Ties: 1933, 1974, 1995
Jan 1983–Dec 1987
60-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1907
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2020
Ties: 1957, 1977, 1997

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on February 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/