Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Minimum Temperature Rankings, December 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1972
1-Month
23.3°F
(-4.8°C)
19.6°F
(-6.9°C)
3.7°F
(2.1°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1989
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Nov–Dec 1972
2-Month
26.4°F
(-3.1°C)
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2015
Ties: 1907, 1938, 1987
Oct–Dec 1972
3-Month
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
29.6°F
(-1.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1904
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1897, 1929, 1965, 2000
Sep–Dec 1972
4-Month
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
34.6°F
(1.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1908, 1921, 1929, 1956, 1965, 1966, 1981
Aug–Dec 1972
5-Month
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1904
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1896, 1936, 1955, 1956, 1981
Jul–Dec 1972
6-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1904
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2011
Ties: 1896, 1906, 1921, 1932, 1935, 1944, 1981
Jun–Dec 1972
7-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1904
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2011
Ties: 1915, 1944, 1947, 1985, 1995, 1997
May–Dec 1972
8-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2011
Ties: 1908, 1912, 1918, 1922, 1941, 1988
Apr–Dec 1972
9-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2011
Ties: 1901, 1906, 1919, 1932, 1935, 1936
Mar–Dec 1972
10-Month
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1926
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1895, 1897, 1910, 1929
Feb–Dec 1972
11-Month
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1904
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1911, 1912, 1939
Jan–Dec 1972
12-Month
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1904
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1896, 1899, 1936, 1956
Jul 1971–Dec 1972
18-Month
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1904
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1933, 1942, 1959, 1992
Jan 1971–Dec 1972
24-Month
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1905
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1900, 1920, 1948, 1977
Jan 1970–Dec 1972
36-Month
36.5°F
(2.5°C)
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1905
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1913, 1937, 1948, 1958, 1969, 1980, 1982
Jan 1969–Dec 1972
48-Month
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1907
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2013
Ties: 1900, 1922, 1947, 1958
Jan 1968–Dec 1972
60-Month
36.5°F
(2.5°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1907
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012, 2013, 2014
Ties: 1901, 1938, 1941, 1945, 1947, 1971, 1980, 1982

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/