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Boston, Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1987

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1987
1-Month
28.0°F
(-2.2°C)
28.8°F
(-1.8°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1981
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2002
Dec 1986–Jan 1987
2-Month
31.4°F
(-0.3°C)
31.6°F
(-0.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1981
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2016
Ties: 2010
Nov 1986–Jan 1987
3-Month
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1981
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2016
Ties: 1966
Oct 1986–Jan 1987
4-Month
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1977
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 2009
Sep 1986–Jan 1987
5-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1977
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012, 2016
Ties: 1985
Aug 1986–Jan 1987
6-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1977
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2016
Ties: 1948
Jul 1986–Jan 1987
7-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1977
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1990
Jun 1986–Jan 1987
8-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1977
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1973
May 1986–Jan 1987
9-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1977
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1943, 1979, 1993
Apr 1986–Jan 1987
10-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1941, 1968
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1965, 1975, 1982, 1990
Mar 1986–Jan 1987
11-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.7°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1941, 1968
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1948
Feb 1986–Jan 1987
12-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1968
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2013
Ties: 1943, 1969
Aug 1985–Jan 1987
18-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1941
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2013
Ties: 1962, 1980
Feb 1985–Jan 1987
24-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1941
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2013
Ties: 1962, 1983, 1989
Feb 1984–Jan 1987
36-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1941, 1970
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2013
Ties: 1976
Feb 1983–Jan 1987
48-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1941
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2014
Ties: 1949, 1957, 1958, 1985
Feb 1982–Jan 1987
60-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1941
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2014
Ties: 1962, 1997

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