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Boston, Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2004

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2004
1-Month
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1989
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2015
Ties: 1948, 1959, 1965, 1979, 1991
Nov–Dec 2004
2-Month
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1989
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2015
Oct–Dec 2004
3-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1976
30th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2011, 2015
Ties: 1954, 2010
Sep–Dec 2004
4-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1976
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2015
Ties: 1961
Aug–Dec 2004
5-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1976
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2015
Ties: 1949, 2009
Jul–Dec 2004
6-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1976
35th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2011
Ties: 2009
Jun–Dec 2004
7-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1976
35th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2011
Ties: 1941, 1993
May–Dec 2004
8-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1962
35th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2011, 2015
Apr–Dec 2004
9-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1940
31st Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2011
Ties: 1971
Mar–Dec 2004
10-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1940
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2010, 2011
Ties: 1959
Feb–Dec 2004
11-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1967
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2010, 2012
Ties: 1973, 2019
Jan–Dec 2004
12-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1940
31st Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 2009
Jul 2003–Dec 2004
18-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1940
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1995
Jan 2003–Dec 2004
24-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1940
37th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2012
Ties: 1957, 1960, 1983
Jan 2002–Dec 2004
36-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1940, 1941
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2012
Ties: 1951, 1992
Jan 2001–Dec 2004
48-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1942, 1943
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2013
Ties: 2007
Jan 2000–Dec 2004
60-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1940, 1943
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2014

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