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Boston, Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2002

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2002
1-Month
33.1°F
(0.6°C)
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1989
51st Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Nov–Dec 2002
2-Month
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1989
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1954, 1978, 2013
Oct–Dec 2002
3-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1976
61st Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2011, 2015
Ties: 1965
Sep–Dec 2002
4-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1976
39th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1950, 1996
Aug–Dec 2002
5-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1976
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1983
Jul–Dec 2002
6-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1976
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2011
Ties: 1949, 1959, 2017, 2019
Jun–Dec 2002
7-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1962, 1976
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2011
May–Dec 2002
8-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1962
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2011, 2015
Ties: 1952, 1973, 2019
Apr–Dec 2002
9-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1940
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2011
Ties: 1952, 2019
Mar–Dec 2002
10-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1940
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2010, 2011
Ties: 1983
Feb–Dec 2002
11-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1967
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2010, 2012
Ties: 1957
Jan–Dec 2002
12-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1940
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1998 2012, 2020
Jul 2001–Dec 2002
18-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1940
5th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 2017
Jan 2001–Dec 2002
24-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1940
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2012
Jan 2000–Dec 2002
36-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1940
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Ties: 2001, 2016
Jan 1999–Dec 2002
48-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1942, 1943
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2013
Ties: 2001, 2015, 2017
Jan 1998–Dec 2002
60-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1940, 1943
7th Warmest Warmest to Date 2014

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