Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1970
1-Month
24.9°F
(-3.9°C)
28.1°F
(-2.2°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.7°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1989
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2015
Nov–Dec 1970
2-Month
33.0°F
(0.6°C)
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1917
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2015
Ties: 1905, 1929, 1935, 1936
Oct–Dec 1970
3-Month
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2015
Ties: 1964, 1986
Sep–Dec 1970
4-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2015
Ties: 1956, 1987
Aug–Dec 1970
5-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1904
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2015
Ties: 1950
Jul–Dec 1970
6-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1904
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2015
Ties: 1920, 1927, 1993, 1996
Jun–Dec 1970
7-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1904
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2015
Ties: 1913, 1993, 2009
May–Dec 1970
8-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2015
Ties: 2009
Apr–Dec 1970
9-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2015
Ties: 1961
Mar–Dec 1970
10-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1955, 1981, 1988
Feb–Dec 1970
11-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1982, 1988
Jan–Dec 1970
12-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1904
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1922, 1925, 1948
Jul 1969–Dec 1970
18-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1904
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1898, 1900, 1941, 1972, 1989, 1993
Jan 1969–Dec 1970
24-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1905
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1913, 1921, 1948, 1956, 1977, 1981, 1989, 1993
Jan 1968–Dec 1970
36-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1905
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1913, 1922, 1923, 1944, 1945, 1958, 1960
Jan 1967–Dec 1970
48-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1907
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2013
Ties: 1911, 1921, 1941, 1966, 1969
Jan 1966–Dec 1970
60-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1907
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2013, 2014
Ties: 1900, 1913, 1922, 1923, 1930, 1936, 1937, 1940, 1962, 1969

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/