Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1902

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1902
1-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1917
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1899 2015
Apr–May 1902
2-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1917
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1897 2010
Ties: 1912, 1974, 1975, 1988
Mar–May 1902
3-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1967
23rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1936, 1949, 1981, 1999
Feb–May 1902
4-Month
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1907
41st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–May 1902
5-Month
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1907
58th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1974, 2004
Dec 1901–May 1902
6-Month
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1904
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 1950, 1993, 2001
Nov 1901–May 1902
7-Month
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1904, 1905
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 1922, 1924, 1944, 1959, 1972, 2015
Oct 1901–May 1902
8-Month
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1905
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 1908, 1922, 1924
Sep 1901–May 1902
9-Month
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1905
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 1896, 1897, 1906, 1966, 1996
Aug 1901–May 1902
10-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1905
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 1896, 1897, 1922, 1966, 1993, 2003
Jul 1901–May 1902
11-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1905
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 1925, 1979, 2003
Jun 1901–May 1902
12-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1904
76th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1922, 1944, 1979, 1981
Dec 1900–May 1902
18-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1905
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2017
Ties: 1944, 1965
Jun 1900–May 1902
24-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1905
82nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2013
Ties: 1921, 1962, 1970
Jun 1899–May 1902
36-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1906
90th Warmest Warmest to Date 2013, 2018
Ties: 1929, 1940, 1961, 1969, 1971
Jun 1898–May 1902
48-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1907
86th Warmest Warmest to Date 2013
Ties: 1903, 1916, 1971
Jun 1897–May 1902
60-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1908
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2020
Ties: 1901, 1923, 1938, 1943, 1944, 1966, 1968, 1970, 1971

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 4, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/