Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1955
1-Month
22.0°F
(-5.6°C)
28.1°F
(-2.2°C)
-6.1°F
(-3.4°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1989
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1926
Nov–Dec 1955
2-Month
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.1°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1917
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1901
Oct–Dec 1955
3-Month
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1917
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Sep–Dec 1955
4-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1917
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1901
Aug–Dec 1955
5-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1904
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1921, 1934, 1942, 1960, 1992
Jul–Dec 1955
6-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1904
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1908, 1951, 1974, 1997
Jun–Dec 1955
7-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1904
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2021
Ties: 1934, 1939, 1968, 1974
May–Dec 1955
8-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1917
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2015
Ties: 1911
Apr–Dec 1955
9-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1917
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2015
Ties: 1944, 1969, 1977, 1987
Mar–Dec 1955
10-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1917
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2021
Ties: 1970, 1981, 1988
Feb–Dec 1955
11-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1987
Jan–Dec 1955
12-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1904
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1954, 2000
Jul 1954–Dec 1955
18-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1904
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1947, 1979
Jan 1954–Dec 1955
24-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1905
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2021
Ties: 1946, 1951, 1973, 1994
Jan 1953–Dec 1955
36-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1905
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 2009
Jan 1952–Dec 1955
48-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1907
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2013
Ties: 1952, 1953, 1991, 2003, 2004, 2006
Jan 1951–Dec 1955
60-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1907
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/