Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1988
1-Month
72.8°F
(22.7°C)
68.7°F
(20.4°C)
4.1°F
(2.3°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1903
5th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Jul–Aug 1988
2-Month
72.6°F
(22.6°C)
69.5°F
(20.8°C)
3.1°F
(1.8°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1903
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Ties: 2002, 2011
Jun–Aug 1988
3-Month
70.0°F
(21.1°C)
67.9°F
(19.9°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1903
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2010, 2018
Ties: 1991
May–Aug 1988
4-Month
66.6°F
(19.2°C)
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1907
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2018
Ties: 1952, 1994
Apr–Aug 1988
5-Month
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1907
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2010
Ties: 1976, 1995
Mar–Aug 1988
6-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1926
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2010
Ties: 1921, 1993, 2007, 2015, 2017
Feb–Aug 1988
7-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1907
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 2004
Jan–Aug 1988
8-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1907
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 1933, 1981, 2005, 2009
Dec 1987–Aug 1988
9-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1904, 1907
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 1957, 1980, 2001
Nov 1987–Aug 1988
10-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1904
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1937, 1985, 2004, 2005
Oct 1987–Aug 1988
11-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1905
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Sep 1987–Aug 1988
12-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1905
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1913, 1957, 1986, 2015
Mar 1987–Aug 1988
18-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1905
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1955, 1986, 1989, 1990, 1997, 2004
Sep 1986–Aug 1988
24-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1905
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2013
Ties: 1987, 1989, 1997, 2015
Sep 1985–Aug 1988
36-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1905, 1906
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2018
Ties: 1973, 1984, 1989
Sep 1984–Aug 1988
48-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1907
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 1949, 1974, 1985
Sep 1983–Aug 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 1907
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012, 2013, 2019
Ties: 1957, 1977, 1997

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/