Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1948
1-Month
69.6°F
(20.9°C)
67.5°F
(19.7°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1903
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2018
Ties: 1906, 1917
Jul–Aug 1948
2-Month
70.0°F
(21.1°C)
68.6°F
(20.3°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1903
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2018
Ties: 1917, 1939, 1984
Jun–Aug 1948
3-Month
67.3°F
(19.6°C)
67.2°F
(19.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1903
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2020
Ties: 1928, 1934, 1974, 1978
May–Aug 1948
4-Month
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
64.3°F
(17.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1903
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2018
Ties: 1925, 1929, 1935, 1972, 1985, 1997, 2000
Apr–Aug 1948
5-Month
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1907
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2010
Ties: 1936, 1978
Mar–Aug 1948
6-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1926
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2010
Ties: 1896, 1901, 1935, 1947, 1964, 1966
Feb–Aug 1948
7-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1907
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1902, 1911, 1982
Jan–Aug 1948
8-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1907
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1978
Dec 1947–Aug 1948
9-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1904, 1907
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1912, 1961
Nov 1947–Aug 1948
10-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1904
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Oct 1947–Aug 1948
11-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1905
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1911, 1935, 1977
Sep 1947–Aug 1948
12-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1905
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1897, 1978
Mar 1947–Aug 1948
18-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1918
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1897
Sep 1946–Aug 1948
24-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1905
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2013
Ties: 1914, 1945, 1994
Sep 1945–Aug 1948
36-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1905, 1906
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012, 2018
Ties: 1921, 1943, 1946
Sep 1944–Aug 1948
48-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1907
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2013
Ties: 1935, 1973
Sep 1943–Aug 1948
60-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1907, 1908
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2020
Ties: 1936, 1939, 1960, 1979

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/