Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1985
1-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2015
Ties: 1908, 2014, 2016
Apr–May 1985
2-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2010
Ties: 1957, 1999, 2013
Mar–May 1985
3-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1967
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2012
Feb–May 1985
4-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1907
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Ties: 1951
Jan–May 1985
5-Month
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1907
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 2001
Dec 1984–May 1985
6-Month
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1904
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 1997, 2018, 2019
Nov 1984–May 1985
7-Month
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1904, 1905
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 1933
Oct 1984–May 1985
8-Month
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1905
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 1933, 1942, 1955
Sep 1984–May 1985
9-Month
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1905
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 1955, 1960
Aug 1984–May 1985
10-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1905
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 1933, 1960, 2004, 2011
Jul 1984–May 1985
11-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1905
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Jun 1984–May 1985
12-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1904
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2012
Ties: 1974
Dec 1983–May 1985
18-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1905
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2017
Ties: 1922, 1958, 1995, 2001
Jun 1983–May 1985
24-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1905
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2013
Jun 1982–May 1985
36-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1906
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2013, 2018
Ties: 1993, 2015
Jun 1981–May 1985
48-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1907
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2013
Ties: 1975, 1987, 1997
Jun 1980–May 1985
60-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1908
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2020
Ties: 1932, 1949, 1958, 1977, 1988, 1989

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 28, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/