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Boston, Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1987

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1987
1-Month
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1989
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1974, 1997
Nov–Dec 1987
2-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1989
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1974, 1993
Oct–Dec 1987
3-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1976
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2011, 2015
Ties: 1959
Sep–Dec 1987
4-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1976
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1954, 1984
Aug–Dec 1987
5-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1976
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1947, 1966, 1997
Jul–Dec 1987
6-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1976
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2011
Ties: 1951
Jun–Dec 1987
7-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1976
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2011
Ties: 1955, 1977, 1985
May–Dec 1987
8-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1962
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2011, 2015
Ties: 1937, 1943, 1968
Apr–Dec 1987
9-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1940
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2011
Ties: 1937, 1986
Mar–Dec 1987
10-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1940
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2010, 2011
Feb–Dec 1987
11-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1967
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2010, 2012
Jan–Dec 1987
12-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1940
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Jul 1986–Dec 1987
18-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1940
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1962, 1965
Jan 1986–Dec 1987
24-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1940
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1969, 1980
Jan 1985–Dec 1987
36-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1940, 1941
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1965, 1970, 1981, 1989
Jan 1984–Dec 1987
48-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1942, 1943
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2013
Ties: 1961, 1974, 1975, 1983, 1988
Jan 1983–Dec 1987
60-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1940, 1943
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2014
Ties: 1996

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