Climate at a Glance

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Massachusetts

Minimum Temperature Rankings, December 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1953
1-Month
25.6°F
(-3.6°C)
19.6°F
(-6.9°C)
6.0°F
(3.3°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1989
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1923 2015
Ties: 1984
Nov–Dec 1953
2-Month
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
4.0°F
(2.2°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2015
Ties: 2012
Oct–Dec 1953
3-Month
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
29.6°F
(-1.3°C)
3.0°F
(1.6°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1904
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Ties: 1927, 1982
Sep–Dec 1953
4-Month
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2015
Aug–Dec 1953
5-Month
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1904
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2015
Ties: 1913, 1982
Jul–Dec 1953
6-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1904
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2011
Ties: 1970, 1982
Jun–Dec 1953
7-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1904
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2011
Ties: 1920, 1948, 1957
May–Dec 1953
8-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2011
Ties: 1971, 2002
Apr–Dec 1953
9-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2011
Mar–Dec 1953
10-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1926
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2012
Ties: 1959, 2003
Feb–Dec 1953
11-Month
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1904
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2012
Ties: 1931, 2001, 2009
Jan–Dec 1953
12-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1904
12th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1973, 1991
Jul 1952–Dec 1953
18-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1904
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 2008
Jan 1952–Dec 1953
24-Month
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1905
15th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan 1951–Dec 1953
36-Month
38.4°F
(3.6°C)
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1905
15th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 2001, 2002, 2016
Jan 1950–Dec 1953
48-Month
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1907
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2013
Ties: 1952, 1991
Jan 1949–Dec 1953
60-Month
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1907
21st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012, 2013, 2014
Ties: 2004

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/