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Boston, Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1988

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1988
1-Month
26.8°F
(-2.9°C)
28.8°F
(-1.8°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1981
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2002
Dec 1987–Jan 1988
2-Month
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
31.5°F
(-0.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1981
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Ties: 1985
Nov 1987–Jan 1988
3-Month
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1977, 1981
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2016
Ties: 2011
Oct 1987–Jan 1988
4-Month
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1977
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1985
Sep 1987–Jan 1988
5-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1977
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012, 2016
Ties: 1937, 1955, 2009
Aug 1987–Jan 1988
6-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1977
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2016
Ties: 1996
Jul 1987–Jan 1988
7-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1977
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1956, 1966
Jun 1987–Jan 1988
8-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1977
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1937, 1971
May 1987–Jan 1988
9-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1977
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1990
Apr 1987–Jan 1988
10-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1941
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1938, 1943, 1944, 1965, 1979
Mar 1987–Jan 1988
11-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1941
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1948, 1961
Feb 1987–Jan 1988
12-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1941, 1968
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2013
Ties: 1943, 1948, 1965, 1975, 1977, 1993
Aug 1986–Jan 1988
18-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1941
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2013
Ties: 1942, 1965
Feb 1986–Jan 1988
24-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1941
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2013
Ties: 1966, 1979, 1994
Feb 1985–Jan 1988
36-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1941
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2013
Ties: 1959, 1975
Feb 1984–Jan 1988
48-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1941
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2014
Ties: 1959, 1972
Feb 1983–Jan 1988
60-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1941, 1944
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2014
Ties: 1991

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 19, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/