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Boston, Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1979

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1979
1-Month
32.1°F
(0.1°C)
30.0°F
(-1.1°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1981
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2002
Dec 1978–Jan 1979
2-Month
33.5°F
(0.8°C)
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1981
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2002, 2016
Ties: 1960
Nov 1978–Jan 1979
3-Month
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977, 1981
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2002, 2016
Ties: 2019
Oct 1978–Jan 1979
4-Month
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2002
Sep 1978–Jan 1979
5-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Ties: 1946
Aug 1978–Jan 1979
6-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Ties: 1973, 1994
Jul 1978–Jan 1979
7-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1961
Jun 1978–Jan 1979
8-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1987
May 1978–Jan 1979
9-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1943, 1987, 1993
Apr 1978–Jan 1979
10-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1941
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1988
Mar 1978–Jan 1979
11-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1941, 1968
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1959
Feb 1978–Jan 1979
12-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1968
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2013
Ties: 1973
Aug 1977–Jan 1979
18-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1941
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2013
Ties: 1981, 1982
Feb 1977–Jan 1979
24-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1941
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2013
Ties: 1938, 1944, 1970
Feb 1976–Jan 1979
36-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1941, 1970
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2013
Ties: 1940, 1945, 1968, 1982, 1983
Feb 1975–Jan 1979
48-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1941
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2014
Ties: 1940, 1966, 1968, 1969
Feb 1974–Jan 1979
60-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1941, 1944
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2013, 2014, 2015
Ties: 1969, 1970, 1971, 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/