Climate at a Glance

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Rhode Island

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1989
1-Month
19.8°F
(-6.8°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
-11.2°F
(-6.2°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1989
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Nov–Dec 1989
2-Month
30.4°F
(-0.9°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
-5.8°F
(-3.2°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1904, 1917
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Oct–Dec 1989
3-Month
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.0°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1904
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Sep–Dec 1989
4-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Ties: 1933
Aug–Dec 1989
5-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1904
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Ties: 1940
Jul–Dec 1989
6-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1904
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Ties: 1919
Jun–Dec 1989
7-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1904
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Ties: 1896, 1906, 1922
May–Dec 1989
8-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Ties: 1921, 1922, 1992
Apr–Dec 1989
9-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Ties: 1939, 1972, 1992
Mar–Dec 1989
10-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2011
Ties: 1950, 1976
Feb–Dec 1989
11-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 1929, 1963, 1992
Jan–Dec 1989
12-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1904
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 1900, 1927, 1942, 1947, 1982
Jul 1988–Dec 1989
18-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1904
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 1938, 1948, 1959, 1981
Jan 1988–Dec 1989
24-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1905
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 1930, 1933, 1942
Jan 1987–Dec 1989
36-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1905
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 1947, 1959, 1961
Jan 1986–Dec 1989
48-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1907
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2013
Ties: 1931, 1947, 1982
Jan 1985–Dec 1989
60-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1907
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2020
Ties: 1932, 1973

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on February 26, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/