Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1974
1-Month
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
34.2°F
(1.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1916
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Ties: 2018
Feb–Mar 1974
2-Month
29.6°F
(-1.3°C)
29.7°F
(-1.3°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 2015
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Ties: 1935, 1964
Jan–Mar 1974
3-Month
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
27.8°F
(-2.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Ties: 1909
Dec 1973–Mar 1974
4-Month
29.7°F
(-1.3°C)
27.9°F
(-2.3°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Nov 1973–Mar 1974
5-Month
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
30.1°F
(-1.1°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Ties: 1958, 1973, 1975, 1985, 1992
Oct 1973–Mar 1974
6-Month
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
33.4°F
(0.8°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1955
Sep 1973–Mar 1974
7-Month
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Ties: 1942, 1958, 1976
Aug 1973–Mar 1974
8-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
1.6°F
(0.8°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1904, 1905, 1918
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1933
Jul 1973–Mar 1974
9-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1904, 1905
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1950, 1951, 2011
Jun 1973–Mar 1974
10-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1904
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1950, 2010, 2011
May 1973–Mar 1974
11-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1983
Apr 1973–Mar 1974
12-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Oct 1972–Mar 1974
18-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1905
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2013
Apr 1972–Mar 1974
24-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1905
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2013
Ties: 1976, 1990, 2005
Apr 1971–Mar 1974
36-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1906
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2013
Ties: 1996
Apr 1970–Mar 1974
48-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1907
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2013, 2019
Ties: 1934, 1949, 1977, 1988, 1990
Apr 1969–Mar 1974
60-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1908
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2020
Ties: 1946, 1978

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/