Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1979
1-Month
38.4°F
(3.6°C)
34.2°F
(1.2°C)
4.2°F
(2.4°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1916
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Feb–Mar 1979
2-Month
27.9°F
(-2.3°C)
29.6°F
(-1.3°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 2015
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan–Mar 1979
3-Month
27.3°F
(-2.6°C)
27.8°F
(-2.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1969
Dec 1978–Mar 1979
4-Month
27.8°F
(-2.3°C)
27.9°F
(-2.3°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1939, 2011
Nov 1978–Mar 1979
5-Month
30.1°F
(-1.1°C)
30.2°F
(-1.0°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1918
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1897
Oct 1978–Mar 1979
6-Month
33.1°F
(0.6°C)
33.4°F
(0.8°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1918
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Sep 1978–Mar 1979
7-Month
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1918
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1902, 1971
Aug 1978–Mar 1979
8-Month
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904, 1905, 1918
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1902, 1956, 2014
Jul 1978–Mar 1979
9-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904, 1905
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1897, 1915, 1936, 1948, 2015
Jun 1978–Mar 1979
10-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1900, 1903, 1914, 1987
May 1978–Mar 1979
11-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1918
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1900, 1915, 1943, 1981
Apr 1978–Mar 1979
12-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1918
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1910, 1914, 1957, 1961
Oct 1977–Mar 1979
18-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1905
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2013
Ties: 1944, 1968
Apr 1977–Mar 1979
24-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1905
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2013
Ties: 1897, 1921, 1925, 1936
Apr 1976–Mar 1979
36-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1906
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2013
Ties: 1910, 1942, 1963
Apr 1975–Mar 1979
48-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1907
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2013, 2019
Ties: 1924, 1980
Apr 1974–Mar 1979
60-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1908
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2013, 2014, 2016
Ties: 1940, 1945, 1964, 1982

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/