Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1987
1-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1932, 1951
Apr–May 1987
2-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1917
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2010
Ties: 1903, 1922, 1945, 1969
Mar–May 1987
3-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1967
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 2013
Feb–May 1987
4-Month
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1907
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1922, 1929, 1931, 1988
Jan–May 1987
5-Month
37.4°F
(3.0°C)
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1907
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1931, 1938
Dec 1986–May 1987
6-Month
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1903, 1980, 1986, 2004
Nov 1986–May 1987
7-Month
36.5°F
(2.5°C)
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1904, 1905
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1930, 1988
Oct 1986–May 1987
8-Month
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1905
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1975
Sep 1986–May 1987
9-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1905
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1946, 1964, 1988, 1989, 2001
Aug 1986–May 1987
10-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1905
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1915, 1981, 2015
Jul 1986–May 1987
11-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1905
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1898, 1910, 1922
Jun 1986–May 1987
12-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1904
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1903, 1928, 2003
Dec 1985–May 1987
18-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1905
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Ties: 1939, 1946, 1947, 1981
Jun 1985–May 1987
24-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1905
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2013
Ties: 1914, 1942, 1960, 1983, 1993
Jun 1984–May 1987
36-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1906
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2013, 2018
Ties: 1956, 1996
Jun 1983–May 1987
48-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1907
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2013
Ties: 1975, 1985, 1997
Jun 1982–May 1987
60-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1908
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2013
Ties: 1976, 1994

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/