Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Minimum Temperature Rankings, December 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1987
1-Month
23.7°F
(-4.6°C)
19.6°F
(-6.9°C)
4.1°F
(2.3°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1989
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1956
Nov–Dec 1987
2-Month
26.4°F
(-3.1°C)
24.9°F
(-3.9°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1907, 1938, 1972
Oct–Dec 1987
3-Month
29.5°F
(-1.4°C)
29.6°F
(-1.3°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1904
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Sep–Dec 1987
4-Month
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2015
Ties: 1993, 1997
Aug–Dec 1987
5-Month
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2015
Ties: 1911, 1966, 1967
Jul–Dec 1987
6-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2011
Ties: 1937, 1951, 1974, 1995
Jun–Dec 1987
7-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2011
Ties: 1927, 1934
May–Dec 1987
8-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2011
Ties: 1896, 1899, 1913, 1937, 1954, 1981, 1985
Apr–Dec 1987
9-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2011
Ties: 1969, 1981
Mar–Dec 1987
10-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1926
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Ties: 1913, 1942, 1981
Feb–Dec 1987
11-Month
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1927, 1942
Jan–Dec 1987
12-Month
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1927, 1933, 1961, 1977, 1981, 1986
Jul 1986–Dec 1987
18-Month
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1904
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1939, 1945, 1970, 1976, 1988, 1993
Jan 1986–Dec 1987
24-Month
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1905
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1960, 1986
Jan 1985–Dec 1987
36-Month
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1905
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1939, 1956, 1957, 1961, 1977
Jan 1984–Dec 1987
48-Month
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1907
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2013
Ties: 1931, 1974
Jan 1983–Dec 1987
60-Month
37.4°F
(3.0°C)
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1907
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012, 2013, 2014
Ties: 1995

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/