Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1988
1-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1991
Ties: 1929, 1932
Apr–May 1988
2-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1907, 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2010
Ties: 1897, 1954
Mar–May 1988
3-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2010
Feb–May 1988
4-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1907
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1987
Jan–May 1988
5-Month
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1907
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1915, 1931, 1984, 1992
Dec 1987–May 1988
6-Month
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1904, 1907, 1920
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1929, 1930, 1979
Nov 1987–May 1988
7-Month
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1905
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1910, 1929, 1979, 1984
Oct 1987–May 1988
8-Month
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1905
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1928, 1945, 1972, 1979
Sep 1987–May 1988
9-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1905
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1928, 1930, 1946, 2005, 2014, 2015
Aug 1987–May 1988
10-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1905
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1919, 1931, 1939, 2015
Jul 1987–May 1988
11-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1905
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1939, 1969, 1981, 1987
Jun 1987–May 1988
12-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1904
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1937, 2005
Dec 1986–May 1988
18-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1905
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Ties: 1931, 1942, 1949
Jun 1986–May 1988
24-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1905
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1931, 1947
Jun 1985–May 1988
36-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1906
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2018
Ties: 1947, 1973, 1977, 1981, 1989, 1994
Jun 1984–May 1988
48-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1907
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 1950, 1974, 1977, 1996
Jun 1983–May 1988
60-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1908
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2013
Ties: 1951, 1986, 1996

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/