Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1985
1-Month
25.8°F
(-3.4°C)
28.1°F
(-2.2°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1989
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1921
Nov–Dec 1985
2-Month
33.8°F
(1.0°C)
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1930, 2002
Oct–Dec 1985
3-Month
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1977
Sep–Dec 1985
4-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1928, 1930
Aug–Dec 1985
5-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1904
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1912, 1977
Jul–Dec 1985
6-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1904
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1912, 1932, 1944, 1966, 1977
Jun–Dec 1985
7-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1904
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1921, 1943, 1951, 1963, 1981
May–Dec 1985
8-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1895, 1898, 1918, 1928, 1936, 1939, 1942, 1951, 1965, 1966, 1981
Apr–Dec 1985
9-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1908, 1913, 1942, 1946, 1988
Mar–Dec 1985
10-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1917
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Ties: 1930, 1982, 1993
Feb–Dec 1985
11-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1917
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Ties: 1945, 1961, 1971, 2000, 2003
Jan–Dec 1985
12-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1904
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Ties: 1898, 1927, 1942, 1945, 1981, 1986, 1988
Jul 1984–Dec 1985
18-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1904
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Ties: 1913, 1951, 1957
Jan 1984–Dec 1985
24-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1905
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Ties: 1975, 1983, 1996
Jan 1983–Dec 1985
36-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1905
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2012
Jan 1982–Dec 1985
48-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1907
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2013
Ties: 1984
Jan 1981–Dec 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 1907
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2013, 2014
Ties: 1932, 1986, 1997

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/