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Boston, Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, March 2003

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 2003
1-Month
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1984
41st Warmest Warmest since: 2002 1946
Feb–Mar 2003
2-Month
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 2015
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Jan–Mar 2003
3-Month
29.6°F
(-1.3°C)
33.0°F
(0.6°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 2015
79th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Dec 2002–Mar 2003
4-Month
30.5°F
(-0.8°C)
33.4°F
(0.8°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1959
69th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1944
Nov 2002–Mar 2003
5-Month
33.1°F
(0.6°C)
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1940, 1948
68th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Oct 2002–Mar 2003
6-Month
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1977
71st Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1944, 1948
Sep 2002–Mar 2003
7-Month
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1977
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Aug 2002–Mar 2003
8-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1939, 1973
Jul 2002–Mar 2003
9-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
41st Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1966, 1986
Jun 2002–Mar 2003
10-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1941
45th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1967
May 2002–Mar 2003
11-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1941
45th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1962, 2005
Apr 2002–Mar 2003
12-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1941
39th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 2005
Oct 2001–Mar 2003
18-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1941
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2013
Ties: 1950, 2018
Apr 2001–Mar 2003
24-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1941
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 2020
Apr 2000–Mar 2003
36-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1941
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2013
Ties: 1953, 2010
Apr 1999–Mar 2003
48-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1941
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2013
Ties: 2009, 2011, 2016
Apr 1998–Mar 2003
60-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1941
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2020
Ties: 2018

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