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Boston, Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2001

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2001
1-Month
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
6.1°F
(3.4°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1989
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Nov–Dec 2001
2-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
4.9°F
(2.7°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1989
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Oct–Dec 2001
3-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
4.1°F
(2.3°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1976
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2011, 2015
Sep–Dec 2001
4-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
3.2°F
(1.7°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1976
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Aug–Dec 2001
5-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1976
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 2020
Jul–Dec 2001
6-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1976
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 2011
Jun–Dec 2001
7-Month
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1962, 1976
5th Warmest Warmest to Date 2011
May–Dec 2001
8-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1962
5th Warmest Warmest to Date 2011, 2015
Apr–Dec 2001
9-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1940
5th Warmest Warmest to Date 2011
Mar–Dec 2001
10-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1940
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2010, 2011
Feb–Dec 2001
11-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1967
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2010, 2012
Ties: 1991, 2006
Jan–Dec 2001
12-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1940
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2012, 2020
Jul 2000–Dec 2001
18-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1940
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2012
Jan 2000–Dec 2001
24-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1940
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1950, 1954, 2014
Jan 1999–Dec 2001
36-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1940
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 2002, 2016
Jan 1998–Dec 2001
48-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1942, 1943
8th Warmest Warmest to Date 2013
Ties: 2002, 2015, 2017
Jan 1997–Dec 2001
60-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1940, 1943
13th Warmest Warmest to Date 2014

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 2, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/