Climate at a Glance

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Boston, Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2016

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2016
1-Month
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1989
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Nov–Dec 2016
2-Month
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1989
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Oct–Dec 2016
3-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1976
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2011, 2015
Sep–Dec 2016
4-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1976
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Ties: 1957, 1998
Aug–Dec 2016
5-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
2.3°F
(1.2°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1976
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Jul–Dec 2016
6-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1976
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2011
Jun–Dec 2016
7-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1962, 1976
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2011
May–Dec 2016
8-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1962
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2011, 2015
Apr–Dec 2016
9-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1940
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2011
Ties: 1999, 2006
Mar–Dec 2016
10-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1940
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2010, 2011
Ties: 2015
Feb–Dec 2016
11-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1967
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2010, 2012
Jan–Dec 2016
12-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1940
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012, 2020
Jul 2015–Dec 2016
18-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1940
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Jan 2015–Dec 2016
24-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1940
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2012
Ties: 2018
Jan 2014–Dec 2016
36-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1940
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2014 2012
Ties: 2001, 2002
Jan 2013–Dec 2016
48-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1942, 1943
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2013
Jan 2012–Dec 2016
60-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1940, 1943
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2014
Ties: 2015

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 7, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/