Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1952

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1952
1-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2015
Apr–May 1952
2-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2010
Ties: 1973, 2000, 2007
Mar–May 1952
3-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1967
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2012
Ties: 1993, 1995
Feb–May 1952
4-Month
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1907
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2012
Ties: 1919, 1930
Jan–May 1952
5-Month
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1907
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2012
Ties: 1910, 1919, 1937, 1976, 1983, 1995, 2019
Dec 1951–May 1952
6-Month
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1904
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2012
Nov 1951–May 1952
7-Month
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1904, 1905
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2012
Ties: 1910, 1937
Oct 1951–May 1952
8-Month
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1905
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2012
Ties: 1903, 1947, 1960, 2004, 2009, 2011
Sep 1951–May 1952
9-Month
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1905
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2012
Ties: 1958, 1997
Aug 1951–May 1952
10-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1905
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2012
Ties: 1962
Jul 1951–May 1952
11-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1905
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2012
Ties: 1945, 1955, 1984, 1989, 1997
Jun 1951–May 1952
12-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1904
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2012
Ties: 2014
Dec 1950–May 1952
18-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1905
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Jun 1950–May 1952
24-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1905
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2013
Ties: 1984
Jun 1949–May 1952
36-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1906
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2013, 2018
Ties: 1976, 1998, 2003
Jun 1948–May 1952
48-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1907
19th Warmest Warmest to Date 2013
Ties: 1953, 1955, 1992, 1999
Jun 1947–May 1952
60-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1908
26th Warmest Warmest to Date 2013
Ties: 1956, 1993, 1998, 2005

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/