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Boston, Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1970

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1970
1-Month
21.8°F
(-5.7°C)
28.8°F
(-1.8°C)
-7.0°F
(-3.9°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1981
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2002
Ties: 1940
Dec 1969–Jan 1970
2-Month
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
31.6°F
(-0.2°C)
-4.6°F
(-2.6°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1981
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2016
Nov 1969–Jan 1970
3-Month
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.9°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1977, 1981
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2016
Ties: 1990
Oct 1969–Jan 1970
4-Month
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1977
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1938, 1968, 1971
Sep 1969–Jan 1970
5-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1977
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012, 2016
Aug 1969–Jan 1970
6-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1977
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2016
Ties: 1938, 1946, 1956
Jul 1969–Jan 1970
7-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1977
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1959
Jun 1969–Jan 1970
8-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1977
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1938, 1979, 1993
May 1969–Jan 1970
9-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1977
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1979, 1988, 1990
Apr 1969–Jan 1970
10-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1941
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Mar 1969–Jan 1970
11-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1941
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1948, 1961, 1976
Feb 1969–Jan 1970
12-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1968
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2013
Ties: 1943, 1948, 1975, 1987
Aug 1968–Jan 1970
18-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1941
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2013
Ties: 1965, 1971, 1987, 1994
Feb 1968–Jan 1970
24-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1941
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2013
Ties: 1980
Feb 1967–Jan 1970
36-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1941
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2013
Feb 1966–Jan 1970
48-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1941
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2014
Ties: 1966, 1968, 1969, 1981
Feb 1965–Jan 1970
60-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1941, 1944
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2014
Ties: 1981

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 9, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/