Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1956
1-Month
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
4.3°F
(2.4°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1989
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2015
Ties: 2018
Nov–Dec 1956
2-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1904, 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2015
Ties: 1946, 1991
Oct–Dec 1956
3-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1904
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1912
Sep–Dec 1956
4-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1932, 1951, 1977
Aug–Dec 1956
5-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1904
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1932, 1951, 1969
Jul–Dec 1956
6-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1904
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1932, 1987
Jun–Dec 1956
7-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1904
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1913, 1951, 1985
May–Dec 1956
8-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2015
Ties: 1918, 1928, 1936, 1986
Apr–Dec 1956
9-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1917
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2015
Ties: 1927, 1928, 1936, 1943
Mar–Dec 1956
10-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1917
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2021
Ties: 1897
Feb–Dec 1956
11-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1904
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1939, 1943
Jan–Dec 1956
12-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1904
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1919
Jul 1955–Dec 1956
18-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1904
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1941, 1964, 1968
Jan 1955–Dec 1956
24-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1905
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2021
Ties: 1961, 1969, 1970, 1972, 1979
Jan 1954–Dec 1956
36-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1905
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1948, 1971, 1979
Jan 1953–Dec 1956
48-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1907
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2021
Ties: 1949, 1984
Jan 1952–Dec 1956
60-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1907
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 17, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/