Climate at a Glance

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Rhode Island

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1988
1-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-4.4°F
(-2.5°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1925
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1974
Sep–Oct 1988
2-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1917
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Aug–Oct 1988
3-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1940
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2017
Ties: 1957
Jul–Oct 1988
4-Month
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1940
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2016
Ties: 1908, 1916
Jun–Oct 1988
5-Month
63.7°F
(17.6°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1903
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2020
Ties: 1921, 1941, 1948, 1985
May–Oct 1988
6-Month
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1907
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2018
Ties: 1941, 1951, 1996, 2009
Apr–Oct 1988
7-Month
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1907
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2010
Mar–Oct 1988
8-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1926
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2010
Ties: 1908, 1947, 1975
Feb–Oct 1988
9-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1907
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2010, 2012
Ties: 1944, 1970
Jan–Oct 1988
10-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1907
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1910, 1919, 1938, 1996, 2015
Dec 1987–Oct 1988
11-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904, 1907
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1945, 1979
Nov 1987–Oct 1988
12-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1904
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1898, 1971, 1987
May 1987–Oct 1988
18-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1904
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1937, 1944, 1957, 1972, 1986, 1996, 2003
Nov 1986–Oct 1988
24-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1905
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1942, 1947, 1987, 1993, 1997
Nov 1985–Oct 1988
36-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1905
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012, 2018
Ties: 1947, 1956, 1959, 1983, 1994
Nov 1984–Oct 1988
48-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1907
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2013, 2019
Ties: 1932, 1974, 1977, 1983, 1989
Nov 1983–Oct 1988
60-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1907
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2020
Ties: 1949, 1983, 1985

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 20, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/