Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1950
1-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1917
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2015
Apr–May 1950
2-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1917
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2010
Ties: 1939, 2003
Mar–May 1950
3-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1967
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1900
Feb–May 1950
4-Month
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1907
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1956
Jan–May 1950
5-Month
36.5°F
(2.5°C)
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1907
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1906, 1996
Dec 1949–May 1950
6-Month
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1904
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1902, 1993, 2001
Nov 1949–May 1950
7-Month
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1904, 1905
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1897, 1898, 1993
Oct 1949–May 1950
8-Month
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1905
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1928, 1973
Sep 1949–May 1950
9-Month
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1905
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1929, 1930, 1945, 1972, 1990
Aug 1949–May 1950
10-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1905
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1919, 1929, 1937, 1945, 1947, 1984
Jul 1949–May 1950
11-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1905
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1913, 1986
Jun 1949–May 1950
12-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1904
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Dec 1948–May 1950
18-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1905
19th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 2008
Jun 1948–May 1950
24-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1905
17th Warmest Warmest to Date 2013
Ties: 2003, 2006
Jun 1947–May 1950
36-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1906
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2013, 2018
Jun 1946–May 1950
48-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1907
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2013
Ties: 1932
Jun 1945–May 1950
60-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1908
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2013
Ties: 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/