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Boston, Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1974

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1974
1-Month
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
28.9°F
(-1.7°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1981
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1937, 2002
Ties: 1964
Dec 1973–Jan 1974
2-Month
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
31.6°F
(-0.2°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1981
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2016
Ties: 1998, 2006
Nov 1973–Jan 1974
3-Month
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1977, 1981
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2016
Oct 1973–Jan 1974
4-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1977
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Ties: 2008
Sep 1973–Jan 1974
5-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1977
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012, 2016
Aug 1973–Jan 1974
6-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1977
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2016
Jul 1973–Jan 1974
7-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1977
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1958, 1960
Jun 1973–Jan 1974
8-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1977
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1949
May 1973–Jan 1974
9-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1977
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1991, 2018
Apr 1973–Jan 1974
10-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1968
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Mar 1973–Jan 1974
11-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1968
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Ties: 1953
Feb 1973–Jan 1974
12-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1968
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2013, 2021
Ties: 1991, 2003, 2006
Aug 1972–Jan 1974
18-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1941
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2013
Ties: 1951, 1991, 1996, 2005
Feb 1972–Jan 1974
24-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1941
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2013
Ties: 1946, 1949, 1990
Feb 1971–Jan 1974
36-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1970
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2013
Ties: 1947, 1948, 1984
Feb 1970–Jan 1974
48-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1971
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2014
Ties: 1961, 1997
Feb 1969–Jan 1974
60-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1941, 1944
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2014, 2021, 2022
Ties: 1947, 1948, 1959, 1961, 1975, 1989, 1991

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 24, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/