Providence Weather Records

Providence, Rhode Island weather averages and records from 1948–2024 based on data made available by the NOAA.
All-Time Recorded High
The highest temperature ever recorded in Providence, Rhode Island was 104 °F which occurred on August 2, 1975.
Highest Temperatures: All-Time By Year
All-Time Recorded Low
The lowest temperature ever recorded in Providence, Rhode Island was -13 °F which occurred on January 23, 1976.
Lowest Temperatures: All-Time By Year
Providence Weather by Month
Averages based on the years 1991–2020
Month Average (°F) Record (°F) Average (inches)
High ☀️ Low 🌙 High ☀️ Low 🌙 Precipitation 💧 Snow ❄️
January 38.2 22.0 70 -13 4.0 11.1
February 40.4 23.4 72 -9 3.5 10.2
March 47.7 30.1 85 1 4.9 6.4
April 58.8 39.6 98 14 4.3 0.6
May 68.9 49.2 96 29 3.4 0.0
June 77.6 58.8 97 41 3.8 0.0
July 83.6 65.2 102 48 2.9 0.0
August 82.1 63.9 104 40 3.6 0.0
September 74.8 56.5 100 32 4.2 0.0
October 63.7 45.1 88 20 4.2 0.2
November 53.1 35.8 81 6 4.3 1.0
December 43.3 27.6 77 -10 4.7 7.9
Entire year 61.1 43.2 104 -13 47.7 38.4
More Providence Weather Records
1948–2024
Highest daily low 78 °F August 8, 2022
Lowest daily high 7 °F January 16, 1994
Greatest daily range
(Difference of high and low)
47 °F April 16, 2003
Greatest difference in daily high
over two conscutive days
46 °F Apr 16–17, 2003
Most daily precipitation 6.3 inches August 4, 1979
Most monthly precipitation 16.3 inches March 2010
Most yearly precipitation 67.5 inches 1983
Most yearly days with precipitation 154 2019
Earliest snow in season October 19 1972
Latest snow in season May 10 1977
Most daily snow 19.0 inches January 8, 1996
Most monthly snow 36.7 inches January 2005
Most yearly snow 86.0 inches 1996
Most snow in a winter 105.0 inches 1995–1996
Greatest snow accumulation 30.0 inches February 5, 1961
Earliest freeze October 5 1965
Earliest day ≥ 80 °F March 22 2012
Earliest day ≥ 90 °F April 7 2010
Latest freeze May 9 1956
Latest day ≥ 80 °F November 2 1950
Latest day ≥ 90 °F September 23 1970
Most days in a year < 0 °F 6 2015
Most days in a year < 32 °F 128 1978
Most days in a year ≥ 80 °F 93 2016
Most days in a year ≥ 90 °F 30 1983
Most days in a year ≥ 100 °F 2 1991
Providence Weather Streaks
Most consecutive days...
With precipitation 13 days Nov 2–14, 1969
Without precipitation 23 days Aug 22 – Sep 13, 1980
With snow 6 days Jan 10–15, 1993
High temperature at or
below freezing
18 days Jan 19 – Feb 5, 1961
High temperature ≥ 80 °F 28 days Jul 18 – Aug 14, 2020
High temperature ≥ 90 °F 7 days Jul 28 – Aug 3, 2006
Plant Hardiness Zone
7A
Providence is in plant hardiness zone 7A
based on average yearly minimum temperature from 1991–2020
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