Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1972
1-Month
26.4°F
(-3.1°C)
24.1°F
(-4.4°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 1932
Ties: 1986, 1992
Dec 1971–Jan 1972
2-Month
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
26.1°F
(-3.3°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2016
Nov 1971–Jan 1972
3-Month
31.5°F
(-0.3°C)
30.5°F
(-0.8°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2016
Ties: 1908, 1916, 1952, 1979
Oct 1971–Jan 1972
4-Month
37.5°F
(3.1°C)
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2016
Ties: 2000
Sep 1971–Jan 1972
5-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2016
Ties: 1928, 1958, 2018
Aug 1971–Jan 1972
6-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2016
Ties: 1974, 2018
Jul 1971–Jan 1972
7-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2016
Ties: 1960, 2018
Jun 1971–Jan 1972
8-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2012, 2016
Ties: 2018
May 1971–Jan 1972
9-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2016
Ties: 2014
Apr 1971–Jan 1972
10-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2016
Mar 1971–Jan 1972
11-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2013
Ties: 1942, 1978, 1989, 2003, 2009
Feb 1971–Jan 1972
12-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2013
Ties: 1922, 1955, 1956, 1978
Aug 1970–Jan 1972
18-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2013
Ties: 1931, 1934, 1990, 1993
Feb 1970–Jan 1972
24-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2013
Ties: 1931, 1943, 1958, 1976, 1997
Feb 1969–Jan 1972
36-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1906, 1919
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2013
Ties: 1930, 1931, 1944, 1957, 1982
Feb 1968–Jan 1972
48-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905, 1908, 1918
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2014
Ties: 1940, 1960, 1980
Feb 1967–Jan 1972
60-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1908
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2014
Ties: 1901, 1914, 1924, 1937, 1941, 1963

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 23, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/