Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1979
1-Month
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
4.5°F
(2.5°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1989
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Nov–Dec 1979
2-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
4.8°F
(2.7°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904, 1917
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2015
Oct–Dec 1979
3-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2015
Ties: 1946, 1982, 1999
Sep–Dec 1979
4-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
2.5°F
(1.3°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Aug–Dec 1979
5-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Ties: 1948
Jul–Dec 1979
6-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Jun–Dec 1979
7-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
May–Dec 1979
8-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Ties: 1973
Apr–Dec 1979
9-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Ties: 1959
Mar–Dec 1979
10-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2021
Ties: 1953, 2013, 2019
Feb–Dec 1979
11-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1954, 1959, 1975, 2000
Jan–Dec 1979
12-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2012
Ties: 2014
Jul 1978–Dec 1979
18-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2012
Ties: 1921, 1971, 1980
Jan 1978–Dec 1979
24-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1905
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2021
Ties: 1956, 1961, 1969, 1970, 1972
Jan 1977–Dec 1979
36-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1905
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1948, 1956, 1971
Jan 1976–Dec 1979
48-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1907
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2021
Ties: 1934, 1946, 1971, 1978, 1980
Jan 1975–Dec 1979
60-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1907
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2021
Ties: 1931, 1934

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 16, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/