Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1901
1-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1917
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1899 2015
Ties: 1909
Apr–May 1901
2-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1917
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2010
Ties: 1900, 1909, 1916
Mar–May 1901
3-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1967
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1899 2012
Ties: 1909
Feb–May 1901
4-Month
37.1°F
(2.8°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
9th Coolest Coolest to Date 1907
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Jan–May 1901
5-Month
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
10th Coolest Coolest to Date 1907
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Ties: 1916
Dec 1900–May 1901
6-Month
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
16th Coolest Coolest to Date 1904
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Ties: 1916, 1978
Nov 1900–May 1901
7-Month
34.1°F
(1.2°C)
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
15th Coolest Coolest to Date 1904, 1905
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Ties: 1916
Oct 1900–May 1901
8-Month
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1905
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Ties: 1967, 1970, 1994
Sep 1900–May 1901
9-Month
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1905
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 1941, 1959, 1968
Aug 1900–May 1901
10-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1905
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 1970
Jul 1900–May 1901
11-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1905
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 1936, 1944, 1994
Jun 1900–May 1901
12-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1904
83rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1925, 1994
Dec 1899–May 1901
18-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1905
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1899 2017
Ties: 1898, 1925, 1928, 1948, 1957, 1970, 1972, 1982
Jun 1899–May 1901
24-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1905
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2013
Ties: 1897, 1898, 1963, 1982, 1994
Jun 1898–May 1901
36-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1906
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1899 2013, 2018
Ties: 1898, 1899, 1911, 1914, 1935, 1942, 1966
Jun 1897–May 1901
48-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1907
94th Warmest Warmest to Date 2013
Ties: 1913, 1915, 1936, 1965, 1967, 1969, 1970
Jun 1896–May 1901
60-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1908
94th Warmest Warmest to Date 2020
Ties: 1902, 1923, 1938, 1943, 1944, 1966, 1968, 1970, 1971

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  • 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/