Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1948
1-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2015
Apr–May 1948
2-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1917
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2010
Ties: 1958, 1978, 1984
Mar–May 1948
3-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1967
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1965, 1975
Feb–May 1948
4-Month
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1907
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 2003
Jan–May 1948
5-Month
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1907
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Dec 1947–May 1948
6-Month
32.9°F
(0.5°C)
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1904
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1926, 1961
Nov 1947–May 1948
7-Month
33.4°F
(0.8°C)
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1904, 1905
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Oct 1947–May 1948
8-Month
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1905
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1916, 1935, 2003
Sep 1947–May 1948
9-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1905
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1967, 1978
Aug 1947–May 1948
10-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1905
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Jul 1947–May 1948
11-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1905
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1906, 1908, 1956, 1959, 1970
Jun 1947–May 1948
12-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1904
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1906, 1935, 1967, 1982
Dec 1946–May 1948
18-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1905
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1898, 1901, 1925, 1928, 1957, 1970, 1972, 1982
Jun 1946–May 1948
24-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1905
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2013
Ties: 1903, 1957, 1959, 1969
Jun 1945–May 1948
36-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1906
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2013, 2018
Ties: 1921, 1923, 1945, 1972, 1978
Jun 1944–May 1948
48-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1907
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2013
Ties: 1935, 1939, 1945
Jun 1943–May 1948
60-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1908
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2013
Ties: 1936, 1959, 1961, 1962, 1980

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/