Climate at a Glance

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Rhode Island

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1948
1-Month
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1989
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Ties: 1987
Nov–Dec 1948
2-Month
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
3.9°F
(2.2°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1904, 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Ties: 1931, 1998
Oct–Dec 1948
3-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1904
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2015
Sep–Dec 1948
4-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2015
Ties: 1927, 1941
Aug–Dec 1948
5-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1904
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Ties: 1979
Jul–Dec 1948
6-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1904
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Jun–Dec 1948
7-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1904
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
May–Dec 1948
8-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1917
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2015
Ties: 1977, 1982
Apr–Dec 1948
9-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1917
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Ties: 1930, 1961, 1985, 1996
Mar–Dec 1948
10-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.3°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1917
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2021
Ties: 1921, 1930, 1951, 1987
Feb–Dec 1948
11-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1904
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012, 2021
Ties: 1898, 1944, 1969, 1974
Jan–Dec 1948
12-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1904
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1908, 1970, 1992
Jul 1947–Dec 1948
18-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1904
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1938, 1959, 1981, 1989
Jan 1947–Dec 1948
24-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1905
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2021
Ties: 1939
Jan 1946–Dec 1948
36-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1905
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1956, 1971, 1979
Jan 1945–Dec 1948
48-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1907
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2021
Ties: 1959, 1960
Jan 1944–Dec 1948
60-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1907
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2021
Ties: 1958, 1959, 1961, 1978

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/