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Boston, Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1938

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1938
1-Month
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1989
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2015
Ties: 2010
Nov–Dec 1938
2-Month
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1989
40th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1949, 2010
Oct–Dec 1938
3-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
37th Warmest Warmest to Date 2011, 2015
Ties: 1956, 1966, 2008
Sep–Dec 1938
4-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
49th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1985
Aug–Dec 1938
5-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
41st Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1979
Jul–Dec 1938
6-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
52nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2011
Ties: 1968
Jun–Dec 1938
7-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
50th Warmest Warmest to Date 2011
Ties: 1947
May–Dec 1938
8-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1962
58th Warmest Warmest to Date 2011, 2015
Ties: 1963
Apr–Dec 1938
9-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1940
60th Warmest Warmest to Date 2011
Ties: 1947, 1965, 1981, 1995
Mar–Dec 1938
10-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1940
55th Warmest Warmest to Date 2010, 2011
Ties: 1954, 1963, 1985, 1995
Feb–Dec 1938
11-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1967
55th Warmest Warmest to Date 2010, 2012
Ties: 1948, 1979
Jan–Dec 1938
12-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1940
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1937, 1985
Jul 1937–Dec 1938
18-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1940
65th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1958, 1964, 1975, 1979
Jan 1937–Dec 1938
24-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1940
50th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan 1936–Dec 1938
36-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
17th Coolest Coolest to Date 1940, 1941
67th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1939, 1972, 1976
Jan 1935–Dec 1938
48-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1942, 1943
-- -- 2013
Jan 1934–Dec 1938
60-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1940, 1943
-- -- 2014

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/