Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1982

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1982
1-Month
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
5.7°F
(3.2°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1989
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2015
Ties: 1923
Nov–Dec 1982
2-Month
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
4.9°F
(2.8°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1904, 1917
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2015
Ties: 1999
Oct–Dec 1982
3-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1904
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 1946, 1979, 1999
Sep–Dec 1982
4-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
2.3°F
(1.2°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 1961, 2003
Aug–Dec 1982
5-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1904
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 1941
Jul–Dec 1982
6-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1904
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 1952, 1957
Jun–Dec 1982
7-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1904
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 1930, 1946, 1995
May–Dec 1982
8-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 1948, 1977
Apr–Dec 1982
9-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 1969, 1987
Mar–Dec 1982
10-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2021
Ties: 1938, 1981, 1988, 1996
Feb–Dec 1982
11-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1904
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012, 2021
Ties: 1941, 1961, 1988
Jan–Dec 1982
12-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1904
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1900, 1927, 1942, 1947, 1989
Jul 1981–Dec 1982
18-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1933, 1939, 1970
Jan 1981–Dec 1982
24-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1905
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2021
Ties: 1922, 1958, 1971, 1977, 1981
Jan 1980–Dec 1982
36-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1905
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1939
Jan 1979–Dec 1982
48-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1907
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2021
Ties: 1931, 1947, 1989
Jan 1978–Dec 1982
60-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1907
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2021
Ties: 1945, 1980

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 6, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/