Rhode Island January Temperature by Year

This page is a list of the average statewide temperature in the month of January in Rhode Island for each year from 1895–2023. It is a statewide average over the entire territory of the state, based on data from the NOAA.
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What Was the Hottest January in Rhode Island History?
2023 was the warmest January in Rhode Island history. Statewide, the average daily high temperature was 45.2 °F, and the average low was 31.4 °F.
What Was the Coldest January in Rhode Island History?
1918 was the coolest January in Rhode Island history. Statewide, the average daily high temperature was 26.9 °F, and the average low was 10.0 °F.
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Year Rank High (°F) Low (°F)
2023 1 45.2 31.4
2022 68 36.8 17.5
2021 25 39.0 23.9
2020 7 43.6 27.0
2019 43 37.8 20.3
2018 61 36.4 18.8
2017 12 41.5 27.0
2016 26 39.8 22.8
2015 91 34.1 16.9
2014 84 35.4 16.8
2013 29 38.9 22.0
2012 15 42.5 24.5
2011 94 33.8 16.6
2010 52 36.3 20.5
2009 108 31.9 14.9
2008 23 40.4 23.0
2007 16 40.7 25.0
2006 3 44.1 27.9
2005 82 34.3 18.3
2004 121 27.7 12.8
2003 106 31.0 16.0
2002 10 42.8 26.6
2001 59 36.6 19.4
2000 76 36.2 17.3
1999 36 39.4 19.8
1998 11 41.5 27.1
1997 52 37.1 19.6
1996 61 36.1 19.1
1995 13 41.4 26.8
1994 119 31.1 11.5
1993 30 37.8 22.4
1992 38 38.6 20.3
1991 57 37.5 18.9
1990 8 43.2 27.1
1989 21 41.3 22.7
1988 98 34.4 15.4
1987 67 35.7 18.8
1986 35 39.2 20.2
1985 113 30.6 14.3
1984 95 33.4 16.8
1983 44 36.8 20.9
1982 120 30.3 10.4
1981 126 28.5 9.5
1980 49 36.5 20.8
1979 37 37.3 21.8
1978 98 33.3 16.3
1977 124 28.6 10.5
1976 106 32.8 14.2
1975 18 40.2 24.9
1974 32 38.5 21.2
1973 31 39.3 20.7
1972 32 39.4 20.1
1971 114 31.5 12.9
1970 123 28.4 10.9
1969 68 34.7 19.5
1968 105 32.5 14.7
1967 18 40.8 24.3
1966 73 34.5 19.2
1965 103 32.8 14.9
1964 42 38.3 20.1
1963 76 35.5 18.2
1962 71 35.7 18.2
1961 116 30.9 12.9
1960 60 35.6 20.0
1959 73 36.2 17.5
1958 46 36.1 21.6
1957 117 31.1 12.2
1956 44 35.2 22.6
1955 79 34.4 18.8
1954 92 34.2 16.6
1953 16 40.7 25.0
1952 24 40.0 23.0
1951 22 40.4 23.4
1950 6 44.2 26.6
1949 14 41.5 26.2
1948 118 29.8 13.3
1947 27 40.2 22.0
1946 61 36.0 19.2
1945 115 31.4 12.7
1944 46 36.5 21.2
1943 97 32.0 17.9
1942 88 34.9 16.5
1941 101 31.8 17.2
1940 122 28.4 11.4
1939 83 34.6 17.8
1938 92 34.4 16.4
1937 5 43.6 27.6
1936 95 33.6 16.7
1935 112 32.1 13.4
1934 57 37.0 19.5
1933 9 43.4 26.2
1932 2 44.2 28.9
1931 68 35.8 18.4
1930 55 36.6 20.0
1929 86 35.2 16.4
1928 38 38.2 20.6
1927 80 35.2 17.8
1926 66 35.9 19.2
1925 102 33.6 15.0
1924 51 38.6 18.4
1923 110 32.0 14.2
1922 103 32.9 14.8
1921 52 38.2 18.7
1920 127 28.1 9.6
1919 32 38.1 21.6
1918 129 26.9 10.0
1917 61 36.1 19.0
1916 28 40.6 21.4
1915 38 37.3 21.6
1914 80 34.6 18.4
1913 4 45.2 26.5
1912 128 27.7 9.6
1911 38 38.0 20.8
1910 48 36.9 20.6
1909 49 37.0 20.2
1908 55 37.8 18.7
1907 89 34.1 17.1
1906 20 41.1 23.8
1905 111 31.4 14.6
1904 125 28.8 10.2
1903 76 35.4 18.4
1902 100 33.7 15.8
1901 89 33.6 17.6
1900 61 37.7 17.6
1899 73 36.9 17.0
1898 71 35.6 18.5
1897 86 34.5 17.1
1896 109 31.2 15.3
1895 85 34.5 17.4