Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1940
1-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
-4.3°F
(-2.4°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1925
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Sep–Oct 1940
2-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1917
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1896
Aug–Oct 1940
3-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1940
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Jul–Oct 1940
4-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1902, 1904, 1925, 1940
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2018
Ties: 1902, 1904, 1925
Jun–Oct 1940
5-Month
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1903
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2005, 2020
Ties: 1904
May–Oct 1940
6-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1907
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2010
Ties: 1903
Apr–Oct 1940
7-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1907
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2010
Mar–Oct 1940
8-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1926
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2010
Feb–Oct 1940
9-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.2°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1907
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1904
Jan–Oct 1940
10-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1904, 1907
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Dec 1939–Oct 1940
11-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1904
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Nov 1939–Oct 1940
12-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1904
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1918
May 1939–Oct 1940
18-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1904
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Nov 1938–Oct 1940
24-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1905
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1923, 1926, 1941
Nov 1937–Oct 1940
36-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1905
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1902, 1911, 1963, 1965
Nov 1936–Oct 1940
48-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1907
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2013
Ties: 1899, 1913, 1916, 1942, 1963, 1972
Nov 1935–Oct 1940
60-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1907
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2020
Ties: 1901, 1969, 1972

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 20, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/