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Boston, Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1956

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1956
1-Month
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1989
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2015
Nov–Dec 1956
2-Month
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1989
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2015
Ties: 2004
Oct–Dec 1956
3-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1976
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2011, 2015
Ties: 1938
Sep–Dec 1956
4-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1976
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1993
Aug–Dec 1956
5-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1976
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1968
Jul–Dec 1956
6-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1976
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2011
Ties: 1969, 1985, 1987
Jun–Dec 1956
7-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1962, 1976
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2011
Ties: 1960, 1965, 1969, 1982
May–Dec 1956
8-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1962
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2011, 2015
Ties: 1954
Apr–Dec 1956
9-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1940
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2011
Ties: 1945, 1964
Mar–Dec 1956
10-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1940
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2010, 2011
Feb–Dec 1956
11-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1967
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2010, 2012
Ties: 1937, 1986
Jan–Dec 1956
12-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1940
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012, 2020
Ties: 1976
Jul 1955–Dec 1956
18-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1940
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1937, 1941, 1980, 1989
Jan 1955–Dec 1956
24-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1940
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1942, 1945, 1948, 1976
Jan 1954–Dec 1956
36-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1940
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1946, 1948, 1971, 1994
Jan 1953–Dec 1956
48-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1942, 1943
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2013
Ties: 1994
Jan 1952–Dec 1956
60-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1940, 1943
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2014
Ties: 1957

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