Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1956
1-Month
31.9°F
(-0.1°C)
28.1°F
(-2.2°C)
3.8°F
(2.1°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1989
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2015
Ties: 1928, 1931
Nov–Dec 1956
2-Month
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2015
Ties: 1946, 1950
Oct–Dec 1956
3-Month
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1928, 1959
Sep–Dec 1956
4-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1917
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1970, 1987
Aug–Dec 1956
5-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1904
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1898, 1966
Jul–Dec 1956
6-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1904
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2015
Ties: 1967
Jun–Dec 1956
7-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1904
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1937, 1967
May–Dec 1956
8-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2015
Ties: 1906, 1929, 1986, 2000
Apr–Dec 1956
9-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1917
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2015
Ties: 1901, 1933
Mar–Dec 1956
10-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1917
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1958, 1972, 1992
Feb–Dec 1956
11-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1917
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1902, 1920, 1992
Jan–Dec 1956
12-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1904
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1897, 1899, 1992
Jul 1955–Dec 1956
18-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1904
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1936, 1958, 1962, 1968
Jan 1955–Dec 1956
24-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1905
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1913, 1921, 1948, 1970, 1977, 1981, 1989, 1993
Jan 1954–Dec 1956
36-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1905
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1930, 1989, 1994
Jan 1953–Dec 1956
48-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1907
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2013
Ties: 1932, 1950, 1976, 1986, 1990, 1994
Jan 1952–Dec 1956
60-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1907
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2013, 2014
Ties: 1992, 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on November 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/