Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1898
1-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
35th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2015
Ties: 1923, 1995
Apr–May 1898
2-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
12th Coolest Coolest to Date 1917
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2010
Mar–May 1898
3-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1967
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2012
Ties: 1897, 1908, 1930, 1934, 1962
Feb–May 1898
4-Month
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1907
56th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–May 1898
5-Month
37.1°F
(2.8°C)
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1907
64th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1927, 1980
Dec 1897–May 1898
6-Month
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1904
56th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1931
Nov 1897–May 1898
7-Month
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1904, 1905
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2012
Ties: 1897, 1950, 1993
Oct 1897–May 1898
8-Month
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1905
69th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1915, 1925, 1931, 1939, 1962, 2005
Sep 1897–May 1898
9-Month
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1905
73rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1939
Aug 1897–May 1898
10-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1905
78th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1909
Jul 1897–May 1898
11-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1905
77th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1910, 1922, 1987
Jun 1897–May 1898
12-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1904
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2012
Ties: 1896, 1899, 1914, 1966, 1971
Dec 1896–May 1898
18-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1905
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2017
Ties: 1901, 1925, 1928, 1948, 1957, 1970, 1972, 1982
Jun 1896–May 1898
24-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1905
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2013
Ties: 1897, 1901, 1963, 1982, 1994
Jun 1895–May 1898
36-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
27th Coolest Coolest to Date 1906
98th Warmest Warmest to Date 2013, 2018
Ties: 1899, 1901, 1911, 1914, 1935, 1942, 1966

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/