Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1981
1-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1925
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2017
Sep–Oct 1981
2-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2017
Ties: 1907
Aug–Oct 1981
3-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1940
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2017
Ties: 1926, 1992
Jul–Oct 1981
4-Month
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1902, 1904, 1925, 1940
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2018
Ties: 1929, 1972
Jun–Oct 1981
5-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1903
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2005, 2020
Ties: 1950
May–Oct 1981
6-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1907
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2010
Ties: 1946, 1960, 1965, 1987
Apr–Oct 1981
7-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1907
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2010
Ties: 1934, 2003, 2009
Mar–Oct 1981
8-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1926
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2010
Ties: 1922, 1976, 1989, 2009
Feb–Oct 1981
9-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1907
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Ties: 2007
Jan–Oct 1981
10-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1904, 1907
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1969, 1985, 2009, 2014
Dec 1980–Oct 1981
11-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1922, 1939
Nov 1980–Oct 1981
12-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1903, 1922, 1925, 1966, 1996, 2003
May 1980–Oct 1981
18-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1904
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1898, 1901, 1946, 1961, 1962, 1972, 1979, 1987
Nov 1979–Oct 1981
24-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1905
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2017
Ties: 1988, 2015
Nov 1978–Oct 1981
36-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1905
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1938, 1960, 1974, 1988
Nov 1977–Oct 1981
48-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1907
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2013
Ties: 1935, 1938, 1948, 1978, 1982
Nov 1976–Oct 1981
60-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2020
Ties: 1900, 1937, 1941, 1963, 1970, 1971, 1982

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/