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Boston, Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1972

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1972
1-Month
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
28.9°F
(-1.7°C)
3.0°F
(1.6°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1981
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2002
Dec 1971–Jan 1972
2-Month
33.5°F
(0.8°C)
31.6°F
(-0.2°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1981
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2016
Nov 1971–Jan 1972
3-Month
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977, 1981
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2016
Ties: 1937, 2008
Oct 1971–Jan 1972
4-Month
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 1983, 1999
Sep 1971–Jan 1972
5-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012, 2016
Ties: 1949, 2008
Aug 1971–Jan 1972
6-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2016
Ties: 2013
Jul 1971–Jan 1972
7-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Ties: 1991, 2008
Jun 1971–Jan 1972
8-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Ties: 2008
May 1971–Jan 1972
9-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Ties: 1999, 2006
Apr 1971–Jan 1972
10-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1941
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Mar 1971–Jan 1972
11-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1941
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Ties: 1991, 2018
Feb 1971–Jan 1972
12-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1968
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2013, 2021
Aug 1970–Jan 1972
18-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1941
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2013
Ties: 1947
Feb 1970–Jan 1972
24-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1941
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2013
Ties: 1975
Feb 1969–Jan 1972
36-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1941
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2013
Ties: 1976, 1995
Feb 1968–Jan 1972
48-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1941
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2014
Ties: 1947, 1948, 1960, 1967, 1991, 1996
Feb 1967–Jan 1972
60-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1941
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2014, 2021
Ties: 1963, 1965, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1979, 1982

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 15, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/