Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1972
1-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-3.5°F
(-2.0°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1925
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2017
Sep–Oct 1972
2-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1917
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2017
Ties: 1928, 1958, 1964, 1992
Aug–Oct 1972
3-Month
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1940
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2021
Ties: 1966, 1982
Jul–Oct 1972
4-Month
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1940
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2021
Ties: 1910, 1933, 1950, 1987
Jun–Oct 1972
5-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1903
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2021
Ties: 1956, 1978
May–Oct 1972
6-Month
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1907
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2021
Ties: 1895, 1978, 1982, 1986
Apr–Oct 1972
7-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1907
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2010, 2021
Ties: 1950, 1992
Mar–Oct 1972
8-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1926
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2010
Ties: 1927, 1962
Feb–Oct 1972
9-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.7°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1907
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2010, 2012
Ties: 1901
Jan–Oct 1972
10-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1907
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1936, 1965
Dec 1971–Oct 1972
11-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904, 1907
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1922, 1958, 1961, 1970
Nov 1971–Oct 1972
12-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1904
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1896, 1925, 1967, 1977
May 1971–Oct 1972
18-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1937, 1944, 1957, 1986, 1988, 1996, 2003
Nov 1970–Oct 1972
24-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1905
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2017
Ties: 1914, 1970
Nov 1969–Oct 1972
36-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1905
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012, 2018
Ties: 1934, 1938, 1945, 1948, 1970
Nov 1968–Oct 1972
48-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1907
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2013, 2019
Ties: 1939, 1946, 1959, 1962
Nov 1967–Oct 1972
60-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1907
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2020
Ties: 1935, 1962, 1971, 1982

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 8, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/