Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1953
1-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2015
Ties: 1914, 1930, 1999
Apr–May 1953
2-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2010
Mar–May 1953
3-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1967
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 2002
Feb–May 1953
4-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1907
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2012
Ties: 1945, 1999
Jan–May 1953
5-Month
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1907
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1949
Dec 1952–May 1953
6-Month
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1904
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1949, 2017
Nov 1952–May 1953
7-Month
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
3.0°F
(1.6°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1904, 1905
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Oct 1952–May 1953
8-Month
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1905
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2012
Ties: 1921, 2007, 2018
Sep 1952–May 1953
9-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
2.3°F
(1.2°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1905
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1921
Aug 1952–May 1953
10-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1905
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 2019
Jul 1952–May 1953
11-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1905
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 2019
Jun 1952–May 1953
12-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1904
13th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1998, 2018
Dec 1951–May 1953
18-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1905
17th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 2006, 2010, 2019
Jun 1951–May 1953
24-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1905
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2013
Jun 1950–May 1953
36-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1906
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2013, 2018
Jun 1949–May 1953
48-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1907
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2013
Ties: 1952, 1955, 1992, 1999
Jun 1948–May 1953
60-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1908
19th Warmest Warmest to Date 2020
Ties: 1999, 2006

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/