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Boston, Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1981

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1981
1-Month
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1989
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 1988
Nov–Dec 1981
2-Month
37.1°F
(2.8°C)
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1989
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Oct–Dec 1981
3-Month
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1976
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2011, 2015
Sep–Dec 1981
4-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1976
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 1937
Aug–Dec 1981
5-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1976
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Jul–Dec 1981
6-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1976
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2011
Ties: 1967
Jun–Dec 1981
7-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1962, 1976
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2011
Ties: 1937, 1985
May–Dec 1981
8-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1962
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2011, 2015
Apr–Dec 1981
9-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1940
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2011
Ties: 1938, 1954, 1965, 1988
Mar–Dec 1981
10-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1940
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2010, 2011
Ties: 1963, 1969, 1988, 1997, 2000
Feb–Dec 1981
11-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1967
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2010, 2012
Jan–Dec 1981
12-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1940
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2012, 2020
Ties: 1945, 1961, 1970
Jul 1980–Dec 1981
18-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1940
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2012
Jan 1980–Dec 1981
24-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1940
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1987
Jan 1979–Dec 1981
36-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1940
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1970
Jan 1978–Dec 1981
48-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1942, 1943
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2013
Ties: 1939, 1965, 1968, 1970
Jan 1977–Dec 1981
60-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1940, 1943
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2014
Ties: 1966, 1967, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1989

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