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Boston, Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1981

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1981
1-Month
20.2°F
(-6.6°C)
28.9°F
(-1.7°C)
-8.7°F
(-4.9°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1981
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1937, 2002
Dec 1980–Jan 1981
2-Month
23.8°F
(-4.6°C)
31.7°F
(-0.2°C)
-7.9°F
(-4.4°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1981
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2016
Nov 1980–Jan 1981
3-Month
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
-6.7°F
(-3.8°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977, 1981
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2016
Ties: 1977
Oct 1980–Jan 1981
4-Month
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
-5.7°F
(-3.2°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Sep 1980–Jan 1981
5-Month
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
-4.4°F
(-2.4°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012, 2016
Aug 1980–Jan 1981
6-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
-3.5°F
(-1.9°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2016
Jul 1980–Jan 1981
7-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Jun 1980–Jan 1981
8-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
May 1980–Jan 1981
9-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1941
Apr 1980–Jan 1981
10-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1968
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Mar 1980–Jan 1981
11-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1968
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1940
Feb 1980–Jan 1981
12-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1968
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2013, 2021
Aug 1979–Jan 1981
18-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1941
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2013
Ties: 1957, 1979
Feb 1979–Jan 1981
24-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1941
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2013
Ties: 1968, 1994
Feb 1978–Jan 1981
36-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1970
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2013
Ties: 1942
Feb 1977–Jan 1981
48-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1971
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2014
Ties: 1942, 1966, 1968, 1969
Feb 1976–Jan 1981
60-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1941, 1944
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2014, 2021, 2022
Ties: 1969, 1970, 1979, 1983

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/