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Boston, Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1979

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1979
1-Month
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1989
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2015
Ties: 1948, 1959, 1965, 1991, 2004
Nov–Dec 1979
2-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1989
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Ties: 2003, 2009
Oct–Dec 1979
3-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1976
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2011, 2015
Ties: 1996, 2005, 2013
Sep–Dec 1979
4-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1976
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Aug–Dec 1979
5-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1976
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Ties: 1938
Jul–Dec 1979
6-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1976
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2011
Ties: 1946, 1947, 1950
Jun–Dec 1979
7-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1976
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2011
Ties: 1946, 1975, 1988
May–Dec 1979
8-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1962
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2011, 2015
Ties: 1961
Apr–Dec 1979
9-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1940
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2011
Ties: 1948, 1970
Mar–Dec 1979
10-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1940
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2010, 2011
Ties: 1971
Feb–Dec 1979
11-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1967
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2010, 2012
Ties: 1938, 1948
Jan–Dec 1979
12-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1940
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Ties: 1954, 1960, 1966, 1988
Jul 1978–Dec 1979
18-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1940
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1938, 1958, 1964, 1975
Jan 1978–Dec 1979
24-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1940
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1937, 1939, 1944, 1967
Jan 1977–Dec 1979
36-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1940, 1941
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1943, 1962
Jan 1976–Dec 1979
48-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1942, 1943
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2013
Ties: 1944, 1945, 1967
Jan 1975–Dec 1979
60-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1940, 1943
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2014
Ties: 1945, 1962, 1964, 1972

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 17, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/