Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2021
1-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1917
34th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2015
Ties: 1960, 1970
Apr–May 2021
2-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2010
Ties: 1921, 1981, 1986, 2009
Mar–May 2021
3-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1967
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Feb–May 2021
4-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
2.8°F
(1.5°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1907
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2012
Ties: 1903
Jan–May 2021
5-Month
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1907
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2012
Dec 2020–May 2021
6-Month
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
3.5°F
(2.0°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1904
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2012
Ties: 1999
Nov 2020–May 2021
7-Month
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
3.8°F
(2.1°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1904, 1905
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Ties: 1949
Oct 2020–May 2021
8-Month
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1905
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Sep 2020–May 2021
9-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
3.4°F
(1.8°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1905
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Aug 2020–May 2021
10-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
3.5°F
(1.9°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1905
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 2017
Jul 2020–May 2021
11-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1905
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Jun 2020–May 2021
12-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1904
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Ties: 2002
Dec 2019–May 2021
18-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1905
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 2012
Jun 2019–May 2021
24-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1905
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2013
Jun 2018–May 2021
36-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
2.8°F
(1.5°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1906
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2013, 2018
Ties: 2014
Jun 2017–May 2021
48-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1907
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2013
Ties: 2012
Jun 2016–May 2021
60-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
2.8°F
(1.5°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1908
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 23, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/