Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1972
1-Month
66.9°F
(19.4°C)
67.5°F
(19.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1903
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2018
Ties: 1925, 1945, 1950
Jul–Aug 1972
2-Month
68.5°F
(20.3°C)
68.6°F
(20.3°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1903
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2018
Ties: 1987
Jun–Aug 1972
3-Month
66.6°F
(19.2°C)
67.2°F
(19.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1903
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1949
Ties: 1895
May–Aug 1972
4-Month
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
64.3°F
(17.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1903
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2018
Ties: 1925, 1929, 1935, 1948, 1985, 1997, 2000
Apr–Aug 1972
5-Month
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1907
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2010
Ties: 1915, 1923, 1967
Mar–Aug 1972
6-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1926
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2010
Ties: 1909, 1914, 1950
Feb–Aug 1972
7-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1907
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1950, 1978
Jan–Aug 1972
8-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1907
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Dec 1971–Aug 1972
9-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904, 1907
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 2003
Nov 1971–Aug 1972
10-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Oct 1971–Aug 1972
11-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1981, 1994, 1996
Sep 1971–Aug 1972
12-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1929, 1938, 1939, 1992, 1993
Mar 1971–Aug 1972
18-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1909, 1962, 1978
Sep 1970–Aug 1972
24-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2013
Ties: 1899, 1921, 1934, 1969
Sep 1969–Aug 1972
36-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905, 1906
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012, 2018
Ties: 1910, 1922, 1929, 1970, 1971, 1978
Sep 1968–Aug 1972
48-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1907
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2013
Ties: 1946, 1979, 1982
Sep 1967–Aug 1972
60-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1907, 1908
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2013
Ties: 1925, 1942, 1964, 1981, 1982

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on May 29, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/