Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1951
1-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2015
Ties: 1932, 1987
Apr–May 1951
2-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2010
Ties: 1910, 1934, 1993, 2001
Mar–May 1951
3-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1967
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 2006
Feb–May 1951
4-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1907
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1985
Jan–May 1951
5-Month
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1907
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Dec 1950–May 1951
6-Month
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1904
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Nov 1950–May 1951
7-Month
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1904, 1905
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1983, 2006
Oct 1950–May 1951
8-Month
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1905
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Sep 1950–May 1951
9-Month
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1905
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Aug 1950–May 1951
10-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1905
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Jul 1950–May 1951
11-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1905
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1960, 1976, 2004
Jun 1950–May 1951
12-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1904
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1976
Dec 1949–May 1951
18-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1905
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1986
Jun 1949–May 1951
24-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1905
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2013
Ties: 1955
Jun 1948–May 1951
36-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1906
18th Warmest Warmest to Date 2013, 2018
Ties: 1954, 1955, 1992, 2004, 2006, 2016
Jun 1947–May 1951
48-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1907
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2013
Ties: 1933, 1956
Jun 1946–May 1951
60-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1908
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2020
Ties: 1933, 1957, 1991

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/