Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1988
1-Month
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
28.1°F
(-2.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1989
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Nov–Dec 1988
2-Month
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1907, 1983, 2010
Oct–Dec 1988
3-Month
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1898, 1992
Sep–Dec 1988
4-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1914, 1935, 1960
Aug–Dec 1988
5-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1904
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1939, 1974, 1987, 1997
Jul–Dec 1988
6-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1904
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Jun–Dec 1988
7-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1904
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1920, 1923, 1928, 1944, 1987
May–Dec 1988
8-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1908, 1977, 1987
Apr–Dec 1988
9-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1908, 1913, 1942, 1946, 1985
Mar–Dec 1988
10-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1955, 1970, 1981
Feb–Dec 1988
11-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1970, 1982
Jan–Dec 1988
12-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1898, 1927, 1942, 1945, 1981, 1985, 1986
Jul 1987–Dec 1988
18-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1904
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1929, 1933, 1945, 1959, 1969, 1976
Jan 1987–Dec 1988
24-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1905
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1930, 1933, 1942, 1957, 1976, 1987, 1997
Jan 1986–Dec 1988
36-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1905
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1938, 1939, 1947, 1959, 1961, 1973, 1974, 1987
Jan 1985–Dec 1988
48-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1907
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2013
Ties: 1934, 1947, 1974, 1983, 1995
Jan 1984–Dec 1988
60-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1907
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2013, 2014
Ties: 1931, 1934, 1975, 1983, 1984

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/