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Boston, Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1988

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1988
1-Month
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1984
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1946
Feb–Mar 1988
2-Month
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 2015
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 2009
Jan–Mar 1988
3-Month
32.5°F
(0.3°C)
33.0°F
(0.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 2015
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 2001
Dec 1987–Mar 1988
4-Month
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
33.4°F
(0.8°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1959
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1989
Nov 1987–Mar 1988
5-Month
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1940, 1948
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1992
Oct 1987–Mar 1988
6-Month
38.4°F
(3.6°C)
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1977
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1937, 1955, 2011, 2019
Sep 1987–Mar 1988
7-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1977
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Ties: 1984, 2004
Aug 1987–Mar 1988
8-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1977
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1945, 1946, 1962, 1986
Jul 1987–Mar 1988
9-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1977
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1946, 1962, 2005, 2014
Jun 1987–Mar 1988
10-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1941
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1939
May 1987–Mar 1988
11-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1941
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1955, 1961
Apr 1987–Mar 1988
12-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1941
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1957, 1969, 1994, 2001, 2015
Oct 1986–Mar 1988
18-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1941
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2013
Ties: 1939, 1970, 2004
Apr 1986–Mar 1988
24-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1941
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1980
Apr 1985–Mar 1988
36-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1941
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2013
Ties: 1945, 1971
Apr 1984–Mar 1988
48-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1941
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2013
Ties: 1972, 1976, 1984, 1996
Apr 1983–Mar 1988
60-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1941
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2020
Ties: 1960, 1962, 1991, 1994, 1997

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on November 30, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/