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Boston, Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1972

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1972
1-Month
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1984
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Feb–Mar 1972
2-Month
31.6°F
(-0.2°C)
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 2015
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1968, 1994
Jan–Mar 1972
3-Month
31.6°F
(-0.2°C)
32.8°F
(0.4°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 2015
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2012
Ties: 1938, 1985, 1996
Dec 1971–Mar 1972
4-Month
32.4°F
(0.2°C)
33.1°F
(0.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1959
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2012
Ties: 2011
Nov 1971–Mar 1972
5-Month
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1940, 1948
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2012
Oct 1971–Mar 1972
6-Month
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
38.4°F
(3.6°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Ties: 1942, 1958, 2019
Sep 1971–Mar 1972
7-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 2019
Aug 1971–Mar 1972
8-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1951
Jul 1971–Mar 1972
9-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Jun 1971–Mar 1972
10-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1941
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1950, 1951
May 1971–Mar 1972
11-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1941
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Ties: 1958, 1960
Apr 1971–Mar 1972
12-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1941
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Ties: 1951
Oct 1970–Mar 1972
18-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1941
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2013
Ties: 1948, 1976, 1990
Apr 1970–Mar 1972
24-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1941
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1946, 1947, 1958, 1986
Apr 1969–Mar 1972
36-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1941
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2013
Ties: 1976
Apr 1968–Mar 1972
48-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1941
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2013
Ties: 1945, 1973, 1976, 1984, 1988
Apr 1967–Mar 1972
60-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1941, 1944
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2020
Ties: 1945, 1963, 1966, 1967, 1983

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/