Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1979
1-Month
32.5°F
(0.3°C)
28.1°F
(-2.2°C)
4.4°F
(2.5°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1989
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Nov–Dec 1979
2-Month
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
4.8°F
(2.7°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2015
Oct–Dec 1979
3-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2015
Ties: 1927, 1999
Sep–Dec 1979
4-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1948, 2007
Aug–Dec 1979
5-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Ties: 1982, 1991
Jul–Dec 1979
6-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Ties: 1971, 1984
Jun–Dec 1979
7-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Ties: 1952
May–Dec 1979
8-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Ties: 1973, 1975
Apr–Dec 1979
9-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Ties: 2008
Mar–Dec 1979
10-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Feb–Dec 1979
11-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1946, 1977
Jan–Dec 1979
12-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2012
Ties: 1959
Jul 1978–Dec 1979
18-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2012
Ties: 1947, 1955
Jan 1978–Dec 1979
24-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1905
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1898, 1899, 1929, 1959, 1969, 1971
Jan 1977–Dec 1979
36-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1905
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1900, 1921, 1929, 1934, 1943, 1971, 1982
Jan 1976–Dec 1979
48-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2013
Ties: 1962, 1971, 1980, 1981
Jan 1975–Dec 1979
60-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1907
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2013, 2014
Ties: 1935, 1946, 1947, 1958, 1959, 1961, 1974, 1989

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/