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Boston, Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1973

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1973
1-Month
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1981
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2002
Dec 1972–Jan 1973
2-Month
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1981
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2002, 2016
Ties: 1942, 2005
Nov 1972–Jan 1973
3-Month
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977, 1981
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2002, 2016
Ties: 2004, 2014
Oct 1972–Jan 1973
4-Month
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2002
Sep 1972–Jan 1973
5-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2016
Ties: 1965
Aug 1972–Jan 1973
6-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2016
Ties: 1979, 1994
Jul 1972–Jan 1973
7-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1944, 1993
Jun 1972–Jan 1973
8-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1977
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1965
May 1972–Jan 1973
9-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1977
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1975
Apr 1972–Jan 1973
10-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1941
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Mar 1972–Jan 1973
11-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1941, 1968
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1957
Feb 1972–Jan 1973
12-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1968
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2013
Ties: 1979
Aug 1971–Jan 1973
18-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1941
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2013
Ties: 1946, 1993
Feb 1971–Jan 1973
24-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1941
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2013
Ties: 1946, 1983
Feb 1970–Jan 1973
36-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1941, 1970
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2013
Ties: 1957, 1989
Feb 1969–Jan 1973
48-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1941
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2014
Ties: 1945, 1946, 1976
Feb 1968–Jan 1973
60-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1941, 1944
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2013, 2014, 2015
Ties: 1967

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