Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1988
1-Month
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1916
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1966
Feb–Mar 1988
2-Month
34.0°F
(1.1°C)
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1934
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 2006
Jan–Mar 1988
3-Month
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
30.4°F
(-0.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1904
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1929, 1938, 1964, 1984, 2009
Dec 1987–Mar 1988
4-Month
31.6°F
(-0.2°C)
30.5°F
(-0.8°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1958, 1990
Nov 1987–Mar 1988
5-Month
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
32.8°F
(0.4°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1904
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1929
Oct 1987–Mar 1988
6-Month
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1905
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Sep 1987–Mar 1988
7-Month
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1909, 1919, 1931, 1939, 1966, 1989
Aug 1987–Mar 1988
8-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1904, 1905
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1898, 1931
Jul 1987–Mar 1988
9-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1905
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1919, 1928, 1931, 1957, 1966
Jun 1987–Mar 1988
10-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1904
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1939, 1946, 1955, 2003
May 1987–Mar 1988
11-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1904, 1918
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1921, 1962, 1975
Apr 1987–Mar 1988
12-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1918
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1946
Oct 1986–Mar 1988
18-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1905
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2013, 2017
Ties: 1922, 1973
Apr 1986–Mar 1988
24-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1905
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2013, 2017
Ties: 1956
Apr 1985–Mar 1988
36-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1906
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2018
Ties: 1947, 1989
Apr 1984–Mar 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 1907
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 1933, 1950, 1974, 1977
Apr 1983–Mar 1988
60-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1908
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2020
Ties: 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on February 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/