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Boston, Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1981

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1981
1-Month
19.8°F
(-6.8°C)
28.8°F
(-1.8°C)
-9.0°F
(-5.0°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1981
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2002
Dec 1980–Jan 1981
2-Month
23.4°F
(-4.8°C)
31.5°F
(-0.3°C)
-8.1°F
(-4.5°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1981
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2016
Nov 1980–Jan 1981
3-Month
28.8°F
(-1.8°C)
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
-7.0°F
(-3.9°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977, 1981
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2016
Ties: 1977
Oct 1980–Jan 1981
4-Month
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
-5.9°F
(-3.3°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Sep 1980–Jan 1981
5-Month
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
-4.6°F
(-2.6°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012, 2016
Aug 1980–Jan 1981
6-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.1°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2016
Jul 1980–Jan 1981
7-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Jun 1980–Jan 1981
8-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
May 1980–Jan 1981
9-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Apr 1980–Jan 1981
10-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1941
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1977
Mar 1980–Jan 1981
11-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1941
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Feb 1980–Jan 1981
12-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1941, 1968
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2013
Ties: 1940
Aug 1979–Jan 1981
18-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1941
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2013
Ties: 1945, 1979, 1982
Feb 1979–Jan 1981
24-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1941
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2013
Ties: 1945
Feb 1978–Jan 1981
36-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1941
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2013
Feb 1977–Jan 1981
48-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1941
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2014
Ties: 1966, 1968, 1970
Feb 1976–Jan 1981
60-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1941, 1944
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2014

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 12, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/