Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Minimum Temperature Rankings, December 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1948
1-Month
22.6°F
(-5.2°C)
19.6°F
(-6.9°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1989
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2015
Ties: 1936, 1997
Nov–Dec 1948
2-Month
29.1°F
(-1.6°C)
24.9°F
(-3.9°C)
4.2°F
(2.3°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1917
11th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 2014
Oct–Dec 1948
3-Month
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
29.6°F
(-1.3°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1904
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Sep–Dec 1948
4-Month
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1917
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2015
Ties: 1954, 2008
Aug–Dec 1948
5-Month
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1904
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Ties: 2002
Jul–Dec 1948
6-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1904
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2011
Ties: 1949
Jun–Dec 1948
7-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1904
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2011
Ties: 1920, 1953, 1957
May–Dec 1948
8-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1917
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2011
Ties: 1938, 1982
Apr–Dec 1948
9-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1917
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2011
Ties: 1977
Mar–Dec 1948
10-Month
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1926
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1946, 1951, 1954, 1985
Feb–Dec 1948
11-Month
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1904
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1941, 1974
Jan–Dec 1948
12-Month
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1904
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1902, 1958, 1967
Jul 1947–Dec 1948
18-Month
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1904
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1897, 1956, 1958, 1961
Jan 1947–Dec 1948
24-Month
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1905
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1900, 1920, 1972, 1977
Jan 1946–Dec 1948
36-Month
36.5°F
(2.5°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1905
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2012
Ties: 1913, 1937, 1958, 1969, 1972, 1980, 1982
Jan 1945–Dec 1948
48-Month
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1907
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2013
Ties: 1899, 1962, 1971, 1979, 1980, 1981
Jan 1944–Dec 1948
60-Month
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1907
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012, 2013, 2014
Ties: 1900, 1939, 1946, 1978

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/