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Boston, Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1961

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1961
1-Month
32.8°F
(0.4°C)
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1989
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 1972, 1981
Nov–Dec 1961
2-Month
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1989
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2015
Ties: 1960
Oct–Dec 1961
3-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1976
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2011, 2015
Ties: 1963
Sep–Dec 1961
4-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1976
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Aug–Dec 1961
5-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1976
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 1991
Jul–Dec 1961
6-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1976
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2011
Jun–Dec 1961
7-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1976
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2011
Ties: 1959, 2008
May–Dec 1961
8-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1962
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2011
Ties: 1944, 2004
Apr–Dec 1961
9-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1940
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2011
Ties: 1946, 1970
Mar–Dec 1961
10-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1940, 1967
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2010, 2011
Ties: 1955, 1970, 1988
Feb–Dec 1961
11-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1967
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Ties: 1948, 1960
Jan–Dec 1961
12-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1940
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Ties: 1942, 1963, 1964, 1970, 1981, 1986
Jul 1960–Dec 1961
18-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1940
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Ties: 1958, 1970, 1979
Jan 1960–Dec 1961
24-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1940
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Ties: 1942, 1945, 1948, 1971
Jan 1959–Dec 1961
36-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1940, 1941
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1946, 1948, 1973, 1975, 1983, 1994
Jan 1958–Dec 1961
48-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1942, 1943
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2013
Ties: 1946, 1966, 1974, 1975, 1983, 1987
Jan 1957–Dec 1961
60-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1940, 1943
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2014
Ties: 1985, 1986, 1987

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/