Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1956
1-Month
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
34.2°F
(1.2°C)
-5.0°F
(-2.8°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1916
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Feb–Mar 1956
2-Month
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
29.6°F
(-1.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1950 2015
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1928, 1947, 1965, 2003
Jan–Mar 1956
3-Month
27.8°F
(-2.3°C)
27.8°F
(-2.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1904
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1897, 1942, 1960, 1981, 2011
Dec 1955–Mar 1956
4-Month
26.4°F
(-3.1°C)
27.9°F
(-2.3°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1904
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1914, 2014
Nov 1955–Mar 1956
5-Month
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
30.1°F
(-1.1°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1918
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1961, 1971
Oct 1955–Mar 1956
6-Month
32.4°F
(0.2°C)
33.5°F
(0.8°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1918
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1908
Sep 1955–Mar 1956
7-Month
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1918
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1899, 1944, 1981
Aug 1955–Mar 1956
8-Month
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1904, 1905, 1918
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1902, 1979, 2014
Jul 1955–Mar 1956
9-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1904, 1905
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1930, 1996
Jun 1955–Mar 1956
10-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1904
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1901, 1966
May 1955–Mar 1956
11-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1918
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1973
Apr 1955–Mar 1956
12-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1918
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1909, 1947
Oct 1954–Mar 1956
18-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1905
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2013
Apr 1954–Mar 1956
24-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1905
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2013
Ties: 1931, 1958, 1972, 1980, 1987, 2015
Apr 1953–Mar 1956
36-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1906
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2013
Ties: 1950, 1986
Apr 1952–Mar 1956
48-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1907
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2013, 2019
Apr 1951–Mar 1956
60-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1908
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2013, 2014, 2016
Ties: 1995

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 25, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/