Providence, RI Climate

Summary Graph

The summary climate graph for Providence, RI shows a selection of temperature, rainfall and snow minimum, mean and maximum measures over the course of a year. Click on each of the measures in the key to toggle them on and off.

Graph of average and extreme temperature ranges by day for Providence, RI.

Temperature

The warmest month in Theodore Francis Green State, Providence, Rhode Island is July with an average high temperature of 84.2°F. The hottest day on record was August 2 1975 when the temperature hit 104.0°F. During January the overnight temperature drops to an average of 20.8°F with the lowest temperature of -13.0°F being recorded on January 23 1976.

Warmest Days

Warmest Months

Coldest Days

Coldest Months

The warmest days on record are:

2 Aug 1975104°F
7 Jul 2010102°F
21 Jul 1991100.9°F
23 Jul 2011100.9°F
21 Jul 1980100°F

The warmest months on average were:

July 198190.1°F
August 200588.6°F
July 201088.5°F
July 200288.2°F
July 200887.1°F

The coldest days on record are:

23 Jan 1976-13°F
5 Jan 1981-12.1°F
20 Dec 1942-10.7°F
26 Dec 1980-10.1°F
18 Jan 1982-9°F

The coldest months on average were:

February 197910.1°F
January 198110.2°F
January 197711.3°F
December 198911.7°F
February 197812.5°F

Rain

The wettest month by average rainfall in Providence, RI is March with an average of 5.3 inches of rain falling on 11 to 12 days.Although in April it typically rains on more days with 4.9 inches falling in 14 to 14 days. The driest month by average rainfall in Providence, RI is July with an average of 3.7 inches of rain falling on 11 to 12 days. Although in February it typically rains on less days with 3.7 inches falling in 7 to 8 days

Wettest Days

The wettest days on record are:

12 December 20083.6 inches
17 December 19733 inches
13 December 20102.8 inches
12 December 19922.6 inches
5 December 19932.6 inches

Wettest Months

The wettest months on record are:

May 197325.6 inches
March 197320.8 inches
August 197918.1 inches
April 197317.1 inches
January 197317.1 inches

Driest Months

The driest months on record are:

September 19420 inches
October 19420 inches
November 19420 inches
December 19420 inches
January 19430 inches