Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1974
1-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
-4.7°F
(-2.6°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1925
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2017
Sep–Oct 1974
2-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1917
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2017
Ties: 1904, 1988
Aug–Oct 1974
3-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1940
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2017
Ties: 1956, 1986
Jul–Oct 1974
4-Month
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1902, 1904, 1925, 1940
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2018
Ties: 1924
Jun–Oct 1974
5-Month
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1903
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2005, 2020
Ties: 1927, 1956
May–Oct 1974
6-Month
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1907
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2010
Ties: 1897
Apr–Oct 1974
7-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2010
Ties: 1997
Mar–Oct 1974
8-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1926
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2010
Ties: 1903, 1906, 1964
Feb–Oct 1974
9-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Ties: 1906, 1935, 1948, 1966
Jan–Oct 1974
10-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904, 1907
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Ties: 1939, 1968, 1970, 1994
Dec 1973–Oct 1974
11-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Ties: 1900, 1906, 1929, 1979
Nov 1973–Oct 1974
12-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Ties: 1908, 1910, 1929, 1979, 1987, 1993
May 1973–Oct 1974
18-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Ties: 1913, 1937
Nov 1972–Oct 1974
24-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1905
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1931, 1990, 1996
Nov 1971–Oct 1974
36-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1905
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Ties: 1938, 1960, 1981, 1988
Nov 1970–Oct 1974
48-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1907
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2013
Nov 1969–Oct 1974
60-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1907
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2020
Ties: 1935, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1959

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/