Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1974
1-Month
68.7°F
(20.4°C)
67.5°F
(19.7°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1903
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2018
Ties: 1900
Jul–Aug 1974
2-Month
69.1°F
(20.6°C)
68.6°F
(20.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1903
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2018
Ties: 1916
Jun–Aug 1974
3-Month
67.3°F
(19.6°C)
67.2°F
(19.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1903
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2020
Ties: 1928, 1934, 1948, 1978
May–Aug 1974
4-Month
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1903
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2018
Ties: 1904, 1928, 1950
Apr–Aug 1974
5-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2010
Ties: 1901, 1906, 1985
Mar–Aug 1974
6-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1926
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2010
Ties: 1913, 1919, 1929, 1933
Feb–Aug 1974
7-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Ties: 1979, 1993, 1996
Jan–Aug 1974
8-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Ties: 1898, 1959, 1960, 1980, 2004
Dec 1973–Aug 1974
9-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904, 1907
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Ties: 1919, 1930, 1980, 1985, 1987
Nov 1973–Aug 1974
10-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Ties: 1985, 1989, 1997, 2009
Oct 1973–Aug 1974
11-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Ties: 1947, 1957
Sep 1973–Aug 1974
12-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Ties: 1985, 1997
Mar 1973–Aug 1974
18-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1918
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2012
Sep 1972–Aug 1974
24-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1905
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2013
Ties: 1995, 2005
Sep 1971–Aug 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 1905, 1906
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012, 2018
Ties: 1986, 1995
Sep 1970–Aug 1974
48-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1907
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2013
Ties: 1960, 1977, 1983, 1984
Sep 1969–Aug 1974
60-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1907, 1908
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2020
Ties: 1935, 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/