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Boston, Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1949

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1949
1-Month
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
4.6°F
(2.6°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1981
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2002
Dec 1948–Jan 1949
2-Month
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1981
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2002, 2016
Ties: 1958, 1974, 1991, 1997
Nov 1948–Jan 1949
3-Month
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1977, 1981
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 2002, 2016
Oct 1948–Jan 1949
4-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1977
8th Warmest Warmest to Date 2002
Ties: 1950
Sep 1948–Jan 1949
5-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1977
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016
Ties: 1947
Aug 1948–Jan 1949
6-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1977
9th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 1972
Jul 1948–Jan 1949
7-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1977
8th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1950, 1991, 2020
Jun 1948–Jan 1949
8-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1977
19th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1954, 1974, 1999
May 1948–Jan 1949
9-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1977
24th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1984, 2014
Apr 1948–Jan 1949
10-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1941
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1984
Mar 1948–Jan 1949
11-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1941, 1968
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 2018
Feb 1948–Jan 1949
12-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1968
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2013
Ties: 2001
Aug 1947–Jan 1949
18-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1941
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2013
Ties: 1948
Feb 1947–Jan 1949
24-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1941
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2013
Ties: 1990
Feb 1946–Jan 1949
36-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1941, 1970
39th Warmest Warmest to Date 2013
Ties: 1958, 1974, 1984, 1994
Feb 1945–Jan 1949
48-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1941
37th Warmest Warmest to Date 2014
Ties: 1957, 1958, 1985, 1987
Feb 1944–Jan 1949
60-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1941, 1944
43rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2013, 2014, 2015
Ties: 1988

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