Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1978
1-Month
32.8°F
(0.4°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1989
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2015
Ties: 1899, 1946, 1950, 1992
Nov–Dec 1978
2-Month
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1904, 1917
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 2013
Oct–Dec 1978
3-Month
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1904
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1993
Sep–Dec 1978
4-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1916, 1918, 1934, 1967
Aug–Dec 1978
5-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1904
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1939
Jul–Dec 1978
6-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1904
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1911, 1916, 1939, 1980
Jun–Dec 1978
7-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1904
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1923, 1955, 1965, 1967, 2000
May–Dec 1978
8-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1899, 1934, 1937, 1964, 1980
Apr–Dec 1978
9-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1918, 1950
Mar–Dec 1978
10-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2021
Ties: 1899, 1912, 1929, 1934
Feb–Dec 1978
11-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1904
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012, 2021
Ties: 1920
Jan–Dec 1978
12-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1904
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1958
Jul 1977–Dec 1978
18-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1904
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1899, 1908, 1962, 1967, 1977
Jan 1977–Dec 1978
24-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1905
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2021
Ties: 1899, 1913, 1928, 1964, 1965
Jan 1976–Dec 1978
36-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1905
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1934, 1969
Jan 1975–Dec 1978
48-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2021
Ties: 1934, 1946, 1971, 1979, 1980
Jan 1974–Dec 1978
60-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2021
Ties: 1948, 1958, 1959, 1961

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 30, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/