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Boston, Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1956

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1936-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1956
1-Month
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1981
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2002
Ties: 2018
Dec 1955–Jan 1956
2-Month
26.8°F
(-2.9°C)
31.4°F
(-0.3°C)
-4.6°F
(-2.6°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1981
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Nov 1955–Jan 1956
3-Month
31.1°F
(-0.5°C)
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
-4.5°F
(-2.5°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1977, 1981
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Oct 1955–Jan 1956
4-Month
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1977
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1959
Sep 1955–Jan 1956
5-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1977
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Ties: 1938, 1959
Aug 1955–Jan 1956
6-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1977
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Ties: 1938, 1946
Jul 1955–Jan 1956
7-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1977
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1937, 1973, 1994, 2001
Jun 1955–Jan 1956
8-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1977
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1944, 1990
May 1955–Jan 1956
9-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1941
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012, 2016
Ties: 1952, 1966, 1994
Apr 1955–Jan 1956
10-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1941
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1947, 1978
Mar 1955–Jan 1956
11-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1941
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1964, 1983, 1996
Feb 1955–Jan 1956
12-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1941
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2013
Ties: 1955, 1983
Aug 1954–Jan 1956
18-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1941
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2013, 2017
Ties: 1947, 1973, 2004
Feb 1954–Jan 1956
24-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1941
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2013
Ties: 1952, 1958, 1967, 1997
Feb 1953–Jan 1956
36-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1941
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2013
Ties: 1950, 1953, 1984, 1996, 1998
Feb 1952–Jan 1956
48-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1941
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2014
Ties: 1952, 1954
Feb 1951–Jan 1956
60-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1941, 1944
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2014, 2015
Ties: 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/