Climate at a Glance

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Rhode Island

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1973
1-Month
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
5.6°F
(3.2°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1989
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2015
Ties: 1994
Nov–Dec 1973
2-Month
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904, 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2015
Ties: 2014
Oct–Dec 1973
3-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2015
Sep–Dec 1973
4-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1959
Aug–Dec 1973
5-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1984
Jul–Dec 1973
6-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1949, 1953
Jun–Dec 1973
7-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2015
Ties: 1931, 1949, 2019
May–Dec 1973
8-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2015
Ties: 1979
Apr–Dec 1973
9-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2015
Ties: 1953
Mar–Dec 1973
10-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
14th Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
Feb–Dec 1973
11-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2012
Ties: 2002, 2015
Jan–Dec 1973
12-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2012
Ties: 2008
Jul 1972–Dec 1973
18-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2012
Ties: 1984, 2001
Jan 1972–Dec 1973
24-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2021
Ties: 1983, 1994
Jan 1971–Dec 1973
36-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1974, 1983, 1986
Jan 1970–Dec 1973
48-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2021
Ties: 1957, 1977, 1983, 1988
Jan 1969–Dec 1973
60-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2021
Ties: 1932, 1989

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on July 1, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/