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Boston, Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1985

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1985
1-Month
30.3°F
(-0.9°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
-4.2°F
(-2.3°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1989
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Nov–Dec 1985
2-Month
37.4°F
(3.0°C)
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1989
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1960, 1961
Oct–Dec 1985
3-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1976
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2011, 2015
Ties: 1964, 1969, 1993
Sep–Dec 1985
4-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1976
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1947, 1951
Aug–Dec 1985
5-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1976
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1995
Jul–Dec 1985
6-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1976
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2011
Ties: 1956, 1969, 1987
Jun–Dec 1985
7-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1962, 1976
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2011
Ties: 1937, 1981
May–Dec 1985
8-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1962
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2011, 2015
Ties: 1937, 1964, 1968
Apr–Dec 1985
9-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.7°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1940
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2011
Ties: 1968
Mar–Dec 1985
10-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1940
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2010, 2011
Ties: 1942, 1947, 1984, 1995
Feb–Dec 1985
11-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1967
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2010, 2012
Ties: 1961, 1988
Jan–Dec 1985
12-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1940
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012, 2020
Ties: 1944, 1964
Jul 1984–Dec 1985
18-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1940
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Ties: 1955, 1966
Jan 1984–Dec 1985
24-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1940
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Ties: 1938, 1958, 1961, 1971
Jan 1983–Dec 1985
36-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1940
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1993, 1995, 1996
Jan 1982–Dec 1985
48-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1942, 1943
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2013
Ties: 1960
Jan 1981–Dec 1985
60-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1940, 1943
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2014
Ties: 1959, 1960, 1961, 1973, 1986, 1987, 1996

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on February 28, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/