Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1897
1-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2015
Ties: 1921, 1972
Apr–May 1897
2-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2010
Mar–May 1897
3-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1967
71st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1898, 1908, 1930, 1934, 1962
Feb–May 1897
4-Month
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1907
59th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1915, 1941, 1959, 1969
Jan–May 1897
5-Month
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1907
67th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1979
Dec 1896–May 1897
6-Month
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest to Date 1904
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1922, 1928, 1969
Nov 1896–May 1897
7-Month
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1904, 1905
70th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1898, 1950, 1993
Oct 1896–May 1897
8-Month
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1905
81st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1906, 1914
Sep 1896–May 1897
9-Month
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1905
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1896, 1902, 1906, 1966, 1996
Aug 1896–May 1897
10-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1905
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1896, 1902, 1922, 1966, 1993, 2003
Jul 1896–May 1897
11-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1905
83rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1915
Jun 1896–May 1897
12-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1904
88th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1915, 1936, 1968, 1970
Dec 1895–May 1897
18-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1905
84th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1934, 1959, 1961, 1962, 1964
Jun 1895–May 1897
24-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest to Date 1905
92nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2013
Ties: 1898, 1901, 1963, 1982, 1994

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/