Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2020
1-Month
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
4.5°F
(2.5°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1989
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Ties: 1979
Nov–Dec 2020
2-Month
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
5.3°F
(3.0°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1904, 1917
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Ties: 1990
Oct–Dec 2020
3-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
4.4°F
(2.4°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1904
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Sep–Dec 2020
4-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
4.0°F
(2.2°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Aug–Dec 2020
5-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
4.2°F
(2.3°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1904
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Jul–Dec 2020
6-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
4.4°F
(2.5°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1904
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Jun–Dec 2020
7-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
4.2°F
(2.3°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1904
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Ties: 2011
May–Dec 2020
8-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
3.8°F
(2.1°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Apr–Dec 2020
9-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
3.2°F
(1.7°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Ties: 2010, 2012
Mar–Dec 2020
10-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
3.5°F
(1.9°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2011
Feb–Dec 2020
11-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
3.9°F
(2.1°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1904
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Jan–Dec 2020
12-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
4.2°F
(2.4°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1904
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Jul 2019–Dec 2020
18-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1904
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Jan 2019–Dec 2020
24-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1905
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Jan 2018–Dec 2020
36-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1905
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2012
Ties: 2013
Jan 2017–Dec 2020
48-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1907
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2013
Ties: 2012
Jan 2016–Dec 2020
60-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
3.2°F
(1.7°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1907
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on February 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/