Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2002
1-Month
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1989
66th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Nov–Dec 2002
2-Month
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1904, 1917
60th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1932, 1940, 1971, 1985, 1997, 2010
Oct–Dec 2002
3-Month
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1904
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1968, 1974, 1997
Sep–Dec 2002
4-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
44th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1912, 1923, 1950, 1996, 2013
Aug–Dec 2002
5-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
1.6°F
(0.8°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1904
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1957
Jul–Dec 2002
6-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1904
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Jun–Dec 2002
7-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1904
34th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1959, 1975
May–Dec 2002
8-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
36th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 2009
Apr–Dec 2002
9-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
30th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1983, 2009
Mar–Dec 2002
10-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2011
Ties: 1983, 2005, 2014
Feb–Dec 2002
11-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1904
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Ties: 1973, 2015
Jan–Dec 2002
12-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1904
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2012
Jul 2001–Dec 2002
18-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1904
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2012
Ties: 2010, 2011
Jan 2001–Dec 2002
24-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1905
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2012
Ties: 2007, 2019
Jan 2000–Dec 2002
36-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1905
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Jan 1999–Dec 2002
48-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1907
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2013
Ties: 2015
Jan 1998–Dec 2002
60-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1907
7th Warmest Warmest to Date 2020
Ties: 2015, 2018

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 15, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/