Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1988
1-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
-4.0°F
(-2.2°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1925
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1896, 1972
Sep–Oct 1988
2-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1917
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1904, 1974
Aug–Oct 1988
3-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1940
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2017
Ties: 1918, 1927, 1943, 1960, 1997
Jul–Oct 1988
4-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1902, 1904, 1925, 1940
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2018
Ties: 1916, 1928, 1932, 1941, 1951
Jun–Oct 1988
5-Month
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1903
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2005, 2020
Ties: 1922, 1933, 1963, 1980
May–Oct 1988
6-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1907
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2010
Ties: 1932, 1977, 1996
Apr–Oct 1988
7-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1907
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2010
Ties: 1937, 1960, 1987
Mar–Oct 1988
8-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1926
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2010
Ties: 1969
Feb–Oct 1988
9-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1907
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1922, 1933, 1944, 1946, 1947, 1989, 2014
Jan–Oct 1988
10-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1904, 1907
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1908, 1980, 1986, 1987, 1993
Dec 1987–Oct 1988
11-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1904
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1908, 1976, 1987, 2014
Nov 1987–Oct 1988
12-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1904
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1898, 1938, 1960, 2015
May 1987–Oct 1988
18-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1904
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1944, 1994
Nov 1986–Oct 1988
24-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1905
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Ties: 1981, 2015
Nov 1985–Oct 1988
36-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1905
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1938, 1960, 1974, 1981
Nov 1984–Oct 1988
48-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1907
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2013
Ties: 1957, 1975, 1983, 1987, 1989
Nov 1983–Oct 1988
60-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1907
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2020
Ties: 1934, 1983, 1984, 1985

Citing This Page

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