Climate at a Glance

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Boston, Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2018

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2018
1-Month
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1989
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Nov–Dec 2018
2-Month
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1989
41st Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Ties: 1988, 2010
Oct–Dec 2018
3-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1976
45th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2011, 2015
Sep–Dec 2018
4-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1976
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2015
Ties: 2004
Aug–Dec 2018
5-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1976
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2015
Ties: 1948, 1994
Jul–Dec 2018
6-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1976
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2011
Ties: 1971
Jun–Dec 2018
7-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1962, 1976
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2011
Ties: 1971, 2005, 2017
May–Dec 2018
8-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1962
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2011, 2015
Ties: 1994
Apr–Dec 2018
9-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1940
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2011
Ties: 2017
Mar–Dec 2018
10-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1940
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2010, 2011
Ties: 1973, 2013
Feb–Dec 2018
11-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1967
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2010, 2012
Ties: 1949
Jan–Dec 2018
12-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1940
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012, 2020
Ties: 1991
Jul 2017–Dec 2018
18-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1940
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1953, 1998, 2007, 2013
Jan 2017–Dec 2018
24-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1940
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 2016
Jan 2016–Dec 2018
36-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1940
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2012
Jan 2015–Dec 2018
48-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1942, 1943
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2014 2013
Ties: 2011, 2019
Jan 2014–Dec 2018
60-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1940, 1943
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2014
Ties: 2017

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