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The average temperature of Rhode Island is 49.27°F, which is much lower than the national average temperature of $54.45°F.

Topics:Heating Cost IndexCooling Cost IndexHistorical TemperatureHistorical PrecipitationHistorical SnowHistorical HumidityHistorical Wind Speed

Historical Weather

Heating Cost Index, #32

Rhode Island
282.64
U.S.
212.91

Cooling Cost Index, #12

Rhode Island
29.31
U.S.
139.42

The Heating Cost Index and the Cooling Cost Index are indicators of the relative heating and cooling cost of an area. They were calculated based on the average temperate and duration of the hot and cold days for the area. Please note, the actual heating cost and cooling cost are also dependent on other factors specific to individual residences such as the size of the house, the insulation condition, and the equipment efficiency, etc.

Average Temperature

Annual Average Temperature, #34
Rhode Island
49.3 °F
U.S.
54.5 °F

Ranks: Average Max. Temperature: #35, Average Min. Temperature: #31

Precipitation

Average Annual Precipitation, #9
Rhode Island
49.96 inches
U.S.
38.67 inches


Average Number of Days with 0.1 Inch or More Precipitation in a Year (this gives an indication of the number of days in a year that it is useful to have an umbrella), #11
Rhode Island
80.45 days
U.S.
66.51 days


Snow

Average Annual Snowfall, #13
Rhode Island
38.85 inches
U.S.
23.27 inches


Average Number of Days with 1 Inch or More Snow Depth in a Year, #18
Rhode Island
42.13 days
U.S.
27.17 days


Humidity

Annual Average Humidity, #25
Rhode Island
77.17%
U.S.
77.52%


Wind Speed

Annual Average Wind Speed, #43
Rhode Island
14.91 mph
U.S.
16.93 mph


* The temperature, snow fall, and precipitation information on this page were calculated from the historical data of 18,000+ U.S weather stations for the period of time from 1980 to 2010. The humidity and wind speed information were calculated from data from 15,000 worldwide stations for the period of time from 1980 to 2010.


 
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