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Boston, Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1986

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1986
1-Month
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1989
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Nov–Dec 1986
2-Month
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1989
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1954, 1992
Oct–Dec 1986
3-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1976
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2011, 2015
Ties: 1947, 1964, 1995
Sep–Dec 1986
4-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1976
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2015
Ties: 1969, 1988, 1995
Aug–Dec 1986
5-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1976
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2015
Ties: 1939, 2000
Jul–Dec 1986
6-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1976
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2011
Ties: 1945, 2000
Jun–Dec 1986
7-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1976
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2011
May–Dec 1986
8-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1962
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2011, 2015
Ties: 1939
Apr–Dec 1986
9-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1940
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2011
Ties: 1937, 1987
Mar–Dec 1986
10-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1940
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2010, 2011
Ties: 1964
Feb–Dec 1986
11-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1967
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2010, 2012
Ties: 1942, 1944
Jan–Dec 1986
12-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1940
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1944, 1945, 1981
Jul 1985–Dec 1986
18-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1940
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1945, 1961, 1970, 1992
Jan 1985–Dec 1986
24-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1940
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1956, 1966, 1970
Jan 1984–Dec 1986
36-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1940, 1941
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1948
Jan 1983–Dec 1986
48-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1942, 1943
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2013
Jan 1982–Dec 1986
60-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1940, 1943
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2014
Ties: 1961, 1985, 1990

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/