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Boston, Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1981

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1981
1-Month
21.1°F
(-6.1°C)
30.0°F
(-1.1°C)
-8.9°F
(-5.0°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1981
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2002
Dec 1980–Jan 1981
2-Month
24.7°F
(-4.1°C)
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
-8.0°F
(-4.5°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1981
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2002, 2016
Nov 1980–Jan 1981
3-Month
30.1°F
(-1.1°C)
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
-6.9°F
(-3.9°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977, 1981
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2002, 2016
Ties: 1977
Oct 1980–Jan 1981
4-Month
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
-5.8°F
(-3.2°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2002
Sep 1980–Jan 1981
5-Month
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-4.5°F
(-2.5°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2016
Aug 1980–Jan 1981
6-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2016
Jul 1980–Jan 1981
7-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1963
Jun 1980–Jan 1981
8-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
May 1980–Jan 1981
9-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.3°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Apr 1980–Jan 1981
10-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1941
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1977
Mar 1980–Jan 1981
11-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1941, 1968
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Feb 1980–Jan 1981
12-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1968
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2013
Aug 1979–Jan 1981
18-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1941
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2013
Ties: 1979, 1982
Feb 1979–Jan 1981
24-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1941
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2013
Ties: 1964
Feb 1978–Jan 1981
36-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1941, 1970
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2013
Feb 1977–Jan 1981
48-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1941
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2014
Ties: 1944, 1970
Feb 1976–Jan 1981
60-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1941, 1944
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2013, 2014, 2015
Ties: 1942, 1943, 1945

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/