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Boston, Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1940

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1940
1-Month
22.1°F
(-5.5°C)
28.8°F
(-1.8°C)
-6.7°F
(-3.7°C)
7th Coolest Coolest to Date 1981
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2002
Dec 1939–Jan 1940
2-Month
27.4°F
(-2.6°C)
31.6°F
(-0.2°C)
-4.2°F
(-2.4°C)
12th Coolest Coolest to Date 1981
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2016
Nov 1939–Jan 1940
3-Month
31.5°F
(-0.3°C)
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
-4.3°F
(-2.4°C)
4th Coolest Coolest to Date 1981
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2016
Oct 1939–Jan 1940
4-Month
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
4th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1945
Sep 1939–Jan 1940
5-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
4th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012, 2016
Ties: 1963
Aug 1939–Jan 1940
6-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
9th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2016
Ties: 1959
Jul 1939–Jan 1940
7-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
8th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1959, 1965
Jun 1939–Jan 1940
8-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
8th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1943
May 1939–Jan 1940
9-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
7th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Apr 1939–Jan 1940
10-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
4th Coolest Coolest to Date 1941, 1968
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1963, 1977
Mar 1939–Jan 1940
11-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1941, 1968
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Feb 1939–Jan 1940
12-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
5th Coolest Coolest to Date 1968
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2013
Aug 1938–Jan 1940
18-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
9th Coolest Coolest to Date 1941
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2013
Ties: 1944, 1969, 1983
Feb 1938–Jan 1940
24-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
11th Coolest Coolest to Date 1941
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2013
Ties: 1976, 1977, 1980
Feb 1937–Jan 1940
36-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
8th Coolest Coolest to Date 1970
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2013
Ties: 1968, 1977, 1983
Feb 1936–Jan 1940
48-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.7°C)
12th Coolest Coolest to Date 1941
71st Warmest Warmest to Date 2014
Ties: 1965, 1979, 1990
Feb 1935–Jan 1940
60-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1941, 1944
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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on August 4, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/