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Boston, Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1939

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1936-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1939
1-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1967
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2010
Ties: 1973, 1997
Apr–May 1939
2-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1967
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2010
Mar–May 1939
3-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
-4.5°F
(-2.5°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1967
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1940
Feb–May 1939
4-Month
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
4th Coolest Coolest to Date 1967
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Jan–May 1939
5-Month
37.4°F
(3.0°C)
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
6th Coolest Coolest to Date 1940
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Dec 1938–May 1939
6-Month
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
9th Coolest Coolest to Date 1940
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Nov 1938–May 1939
7-Month
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
10th Coolest Coolest to Date 1940
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1982, 2003
Oct 1938–May 1939
8-Month
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1940
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1938, 1981
Sep 1938–May 1939
9-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.2°C)
14th Coolest Coolest to Date 1940
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1944
Aug 1938–May 1939
10-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
16th Coolest Coolest to Date 1940
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Jul 1938–May 1939
11-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
11th Coolest Coolest to Date 1940
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1944, 1948, 1956, 1978
Jun 1938–May 1939
12-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
12th Coolest Coolest to Date 1940
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1956, 1961, 1967, 1971, 1987
Dec 1937–May 1939
18-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
11th Coolest Coolest to Date 1941
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1982
Jun 1937–May 1939
24-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
8th Coolest Coolest to Date 1941
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1963, 1979
Jun 1936–May 1939
36-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
12th Coolest Coolest to Date 1941
70th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012, 2013
Ties: 1945

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/