Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1986
1-Month
29.7°F
(-1.3°C)
27.2°F
(-2.7°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1918
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1932
Dec 1985–Jan 1986
2-Month
29.5°F
(-1.4°C)
29.1°F
(-1.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1918
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2016
Nov 1985–Jan 1986
3-Month
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1918
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2016
Ties: 1960, 1973
Oct 1985–Jan 1986
4-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1918
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2016
Ties: 1960, 1997
Sep 1985–Jan 1986
5-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1918
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2016
Ties: 1967
Aug 1985–Jan 1986
6-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1918
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2016
Ties: 1928, 1952, 1967, 1984, 1985, 1997, 2004, 2011
Jul 1985–Jan 1986
7-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1905, 1918
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2016
Ties: 1985, 2003
Jun 1985–Jan 1986
8-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1904
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012, 2016
Ties: 1937
May 1985–Jan 1986
9-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1918
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2016
Ties: 1937, 1942, 1967
Apr 1985–Jan 1986
10-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1918
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2016
Ties: 1985, 1989
Mar 1985–Jan 1986
11-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1918
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Ties: 1972, 1978, 2003, 2005
Feb 1985–Jan 1986
12-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1918
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2013
Ties: 1972, 2005
Aug 1984–Jan 1986
18-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1905
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2013, 2017
Ties: 1955, 1958, 2005, 2010
Feb 1984–Jan 1986
24-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1918
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2013
Feb 1983–Jan 1986
36-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1906
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2013
Ties: 1933, 1976, 1991, 2006
Feb 1982–Jan 1986
48-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1908
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2022
Feb 1981–Jan 1986
60-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1908
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2021, 2022
Ties: 1950, 1987, 1998

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 2, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/