Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1970
1-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2015
Ties: 1960
Apr–May 1970
2-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1917
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2010
Ties: 1933, 1944, 1964
Mar–May 1970
3-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1967
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1958, 1963, 1969, 1989
Feb–May 1970
4-Month
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1907
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1989
Jan–May 1970
5-Month
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1907
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1956, 1982
Dec 1969–May 1970
6-Month
33.9°F
(1.1°C)
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1904
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1899, 1911
Nov 1969–May 1970
7-Month
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1904, 1905
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Oct 1969–May 1970
8-Month
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1905
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1901, 1967, 1994
Sep 1969–May 1970
9-Month
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1905
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1899, 1994, 2003
Aug 1969–May 1970
10-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1905
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1901
Jul 1969–May 1970
11-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1905
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1906, 1908, 1948, 1956, 1959
Jun 1969–May 1970
12-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1904
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1897, 1915, 1936, 1968
Dec 1968–May 1970
18-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1905
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1898, 1901, 1925, 1928, 1948, 1957, 1972, 1982
Jun 1968–May 1970
24-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1905
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2013
Ties: 1902, 1921, 1962
Jun 1967–May 1970
36-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1906
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2013, 2018
Ties: 1903, 1910, 1922, 1937, 1943, 1964
Jun 1966–May 1970
48-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1907
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2013
Ties: 1901, 1913, 1915, 1936, 1965, 1967, 1969
Jun 1965–May 1970
60-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1908
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2013
Ties: 1901, 1902, 1923, 1938, 1943, 1944, 1966, 1968, 1971

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 17, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/