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Boston, Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1989

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1989
1-Month
20.8°F
(-6.2°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
-13.7°F
(-7.6°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1989
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Nov–Dec 1989
2-Month
31.3°F
(-0.4°C)
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
-8.2°F
(-4.6°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1989
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Oct–Dec 1989
3-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
-5.3°F
(-2.9°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1989
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2011, 2015
Sep–Dec 1989
4-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
-4.2°F
(-2.4°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976, 1989
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Ties: 1976
Aug–Dec 1989
5-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Jul–Dec 1989
6-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.7°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1962
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2011
Jun–Dec 1989
7-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1962
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2011
Ties: 1940
May–Dec 1989
8-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1962
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2011, 2015
Ties: 1974
Apr–Dec 1989
9-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1940
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2011
Ties: 1972
Mar–Dec 1989
10-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1940
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2010, 2011
Ties: 1992
Feb–Dec 1989
11-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1967
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2010, 2012
Ties: 1939
Jan–Dec 1989
12-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1940
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012, 2020
Ties: 1968, 1980
Jul 1988–Dec 1989
18-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1940
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 1964
Jan 1988–Dec 1989
24-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1940
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2021
Ties: 1959, 1964, 1978, 1979, 1981
Jan 1987–Dec 1989
36-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1940
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 1965, 1970, 1980, 1982
Jan 1986–Dec 1989
48-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1942, 1943
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2013
Jan 1985–Dec 1989
60-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.7°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1940, 1943
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2021
Ties: 1946, 1982

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