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Boston, Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1948

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1948
1-Month
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
28.8°F
(-1.8°C)
-6.9°F
(-3.8°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1981
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2002
Ties: 1957
Dec 1947–Jan 1948
2-Month
25.5°F
(-3.6°C)
31.5°F
(-0.3°C)
-6.0°F
(-3.3°C)
4th Coolest Coolest to Date 1981
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016
Nov 1947–Jan 1948
3-Month
30.2°F
(-1.0°C)
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
-5.6°F
(-3.1°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1977, 1981
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016
Oct 1947–Jan 1948
4-Month
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1977
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1961
Sep 1947–Jan 1948
5-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1977
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012, 2016
Ties: 1957, 1994
Aug 1947–Jan 1948
6-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1977
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016
Ties: 1971, 1973, 1990, 1994
Jul 1947–Jan 1948
7-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1977
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1971, 1994, 2001
Jun 1947–Jan 1948
8-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1977
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1975, 1978, 1990
May 1947–Jan 1948
9-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1977
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1965, 1970, 1987
Apr 1947–Jan 1948
10-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1941
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1975, 1982
Mar 1947–Jan 1948
11-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1941
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1961, 1988
Feb 1947–Jan 1948
12-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1941, 1968
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2013
Ties: 1943, 1965, 1975, 1977, 1988, 1993
Aug 1946–Jan 1948
18-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1941
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2013
Ties: 1993
Feb 1946–Jan 1948
24-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1941
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2013
Ties: 1974, 1987, 1989
Feb 1945–Jan 1948
36-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1941
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2013
Ties: 1947, 1972, 1976
Feb 1944–Jan 1948
48-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1941
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2014
Ties: 1947, 1967, 1977, 1984
Feb 1943–Jan 1948
60-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1941, 1944
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2014
Ties: 1947, 1973

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 12, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/