Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1988
1-Month
24.8°F
(-4.0°C)
27.2°F
(-2.7°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1918
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1932
Ties: 1978
Dec 1987–Jan 1988
2-Month
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
29.1°F
(-1.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1918
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Nov 1987–Jan 1988
3-Month
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1918
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Ties: 1900, 1966, 1978, 1984
Oct 1987–Jan 1988
4-Month
37.4°F
(3.0°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1918
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Ties: 1898, 1917, 1965
Sep 1987–Jan 1988
5-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1918
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Ties: 1915, 1946, 1990
Aug 1987–Jan 1988
6-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1918
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Ties: 1896, 1915, 1946, 1948, 1956
Jul 1987–Jan 1988
7-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1905, 1918
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2016
Ties: 1917, 1948, 1964
Jun 1987–Jan 1988
8-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1904
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012, 2016
Ties: 1900, 1924, 1964
May 1987–Jan 1988
9-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2016
Ties: 1919, 1939, 1944, 1966, 1979
Apr 1987–Jan 1988
10-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2016
Ties: 1937, 1951, 1969, 2004
Mar 1987–Jan 1988
11-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1956, 1969, 1985
Feb 1987–Jan 1988
12-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2013
Aug 1986–Jan 1988
18-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1905
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2013, 2017
Ties: 1934, 1938, 1948, 1981, 1994
Feb 1986–Jan 1988
24-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1918
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2013
Ties: 1931, 1943, 1946, 1961, 1978
Feb 1985–Jan 1988
36-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1906
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2013
Ties: 1995
Feb 1984–Jan 1988
48-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1908
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2013, 2014
Ties: 1934, 1951, 1974, 1976, 1977, 1989, 1996
Feb 1983–Jan 1988
60-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1908
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2021
Ties: 1952, 1957, 1958, 1976, 1978, 1991

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 9, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/