Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1939
1-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1917
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2015
Ties: 1929
Apr–May 1939
2-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1917
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2010
Ties: 1950, 2003
Mar–May 1939
3-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1967
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1924
Feb–May 1939
4-Month
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1934 1907
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1911, 1958, 1963, 1971
Jan–May 1939
5-Month
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1907
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1965, 1968
Dec 1938–May 1939
6-Month
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1924, 1944, 1977
Nov 1938–May 1939
7-Month
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904, 1905
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1981
Oct 1938–May 1939
8-Month
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1905
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1898, 1915, 1925, 1931, 1962, 2005
Sep 1938–May 1939
9-Month
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1905
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1898
Aug 1938–May 1939
10-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1905
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 2001
Jul 1938–May 1939
11-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1905
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1964, 1969, 1988, 2015
Jun 1938–May 1939
12-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1904
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1919, 1938, 1975, 1988, 2005, 2015
Dec 1937–May 1939
18-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1905
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2017
Ties: 1946, 1947, 1981, 1987
Jun 1937–May 1939
24-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1905
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2013
Ties: 1930, 1947, 1977
Jun 1936–May 1939
36-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1906
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2013, 2018
Ties: 1946, 1962, 1977, 1981, 1988, 1989
Jun 1935–May 1939
48-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1907
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2013
Ties: 1935, 1945, 1948
Jun 1934–May 1939
60-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1908
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2013
Ties: 1931, 1945, 1947, 1973, 1979

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/