Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1931

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1931
1-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1917
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1930 2015
Apr–May 1931
2-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1917
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2010
Ties: 1979, 1980, 2002, 2014, 2018, 2019
Mar–May 1931
3-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1967
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2012
Ties: 1964, 1968, 2018
Feb–May 1931
4-Month
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1907
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1930 2012
Ties: 1922, 1929, 1987, 1988
Jan–May 1931
5-Month
37.4°F
(3.0°C)
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1907
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1930 2012
Ties: 1938, 1987
Dec 1930–May 1931
6-Month
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1928 1904
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1930 2012
Ties: 1898
Nov 1930–May 1931
7-Month
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1928 1904, 1905
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1930 2012
Oct 1930–May 1931
8-Month
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1927 1905
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1930 2012
Ties: 1898, 1915, 1925, 1939, 1962, 2005
Sep 1930–May 1931
9-Month
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1905
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2012
Ties: 1957, 1973
Aug 1930–May 1931
10-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1905
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1929 2012
Ties: 1903
Jul 1930–May 1931
11-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1905
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1929 2012
Ties: 1975, 1990, 2005, 2014
Jun 1930–May 1931
12-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1904
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2012
Ties: 1955, 1962, 1986, 1989
Dec 1929–May 1931
18-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1905
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1922 2017
Ties: 1980
Jun 1929–May 1931
24-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1905
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1922 2013
Ties: 1938, 1945, 1946, 1973, 1980
Jun 1928–May 1931
36-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1906
47th Warmest Warmest to Date 2013, 2018
Ties: 1947, 1960, 1995
Jun 1927–May 1931
48-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1907
51st Warmest Warmest to Date 2013
Ties: 1947, 1958, 1983, 1984, 1990, 1996
Jun 1926–May 1931
60-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1908
70th Warmest Warmest to Date 2013
Ties: 1939, 1945, 1947, 1973, 1979

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/