Climate at a Glance

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Boston, Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, January 2020

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 2020
1-Month
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
28.9°F
(-1.7°C)
7.5°F
(4.1°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1981
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2002
Dec 2019–Jan 2020
2-Month
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
31.6°F
(-0.2°C)
4.3°F
(2.4°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1981
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2016
Nov 2019–Jan 2020
3-Month
37.5°F
(3.1°C)
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1981
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2016
Ties: 1950
Oct 2019–Jan 2020
4-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1977
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 2008
Sep 2019–Jan 2020
5-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1977
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012, 2016
Ties: 1958, 1999
Aug 2019–Jan 2020
6-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1977
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2016
Ties: 1999
Jul 2019–Jan 2020
7-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1977
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 2013
Jun 2019–Jan 2020
8-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1977
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 2011, 2013
May 2019–Jan 2020
9-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1977
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2012
Apr 2019–Jan 2020
10-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1941, 1968
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Mar 2019–Jan 2020
11-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1941, 1968
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 2008
Feb 2019–Jan 2020
12-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1968
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2013
Ties: 1958
Aug 2018–Jan 2020
18-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1941
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2013
Ties: 1999
Feb 2018–Jan 2020
24-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1941
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2013
Ties: 2007, 2019
Feb 2017–Jan 2020
36-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1941, 1970
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2013
Ties: 2000, 2002, 2015
Feb 2016–Jan 2020
48-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
1.6°F
(0.8°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1941
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2014
Ties: 2015, 2019
Feb 2015–Jan 2020
60-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1941
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2014
Ties: 2016, 2017

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