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Boston, Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1972

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1972
1-Month
31.6°F
(-0.2°C)
28.8°F
(-1.8°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1981
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2002
Ties: 1993
Dec 1971–Jan 1972
2-Month
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
31.6°F
(-0.2°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1981
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2016
Nov 1971–Jan 1972
3-Month
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1981
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2016
Ties: 1942
Oct 1971–Jan 1972
4-Month
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 1967
Sep 1971–Jan 1972
5-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012, 2016
Ties: 1947, 1949
Aug 1971–Jan 1972
6-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2016
Jul 1971–Jan 1972
7-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Ties: 1999
Jun 1971–Jan 1972
8-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
May 1971–Jan 1972
9-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Apr 1971–Jan 1972
10-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1941, 1968
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Ties: 2015
Mar 1971–Jan 1972
11-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1941, 1968
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Ties: 1960, 1984
Feb 1971–Jan 1972
12-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1968
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2013
Ties: 1947, 1998, 2005, 2009
Aug 1970–Jan 1972
18-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1941
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2013
Ties: 1947, 1967, 1985, 1989
Feb 1970–Jan 1972
24-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1941
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2013
Ties: 1956, 1991
Feb 1969–Jan 1972
36-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1941, 1970
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2013
Feb 1968–Jan 1972
48-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1941
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2014
Ties: 1959, 1967, 1989
Feb 1967–Jan 1972
60-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1941
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2014
Ties: 1965, 1966, 1968, 1982

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