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Boston, Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1948

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1948
1-Month
22.5°F
(-5.3°C)
28.9°F
(-1.7°C)
-6.4°F
(-3.6°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1981
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1937, 2002
Dec 1947–Jan 1948
2-Month
26.1°F
(-3.3°C)
31.6°F
(-0.2°C)
-5.5°F
(-3.1°C)
4th Coolest Coolest to Date 1981
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016
Nov 1947–Jan 1948
3-Month
30.7°F
(-0.7°C)
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
-5.1°F
(-2.8°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1977, 1981
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016
Oct 1947–Jan 1948
4-Month
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1977
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1938, 1990
Sep 1947–Jan 1948
5-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1977
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012, 2016
Ties: 1944
Aug 1947–Jan 1948
6-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1977
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016
Ties: 1938, 1978, 1987, 2001
Jul 1947–Jan 1948
7-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1977
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1956, 1988
Jun 1947–Jan 1948
8-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1977
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1994
May 1947–Jan 1948
9-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1977
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1969
Apr 1947–Jan 1948
10-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1968
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1938, 1970, 1976
Mar 1947–Jan 1948
11-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1968
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1944, 1945, 1987
Feb 1947–Jan 1948
12-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1968
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2013, 2021
Ties: 1944, 1945, 1969
Aug 1946–Jan 1948
18-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1941
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2013
Ties: 1975
Feb 1946–Jan 1948
24-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1941
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2013
Ties: 1975, 1986, 1991, 2004
Feb 1945–Jan 1948
36-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1970
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2013
Ties: 1947, 1974, 1984
Feb 1944–Jan 1948
48-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1971
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2014
Ties: 1947, 1991
Feb 1943–Jan 1948
60-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1941, 1944
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2014, 2021, 2022
Ties: 1947, 1959, 1961, 1974, 1975, 1989, 1991

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/