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Boston, Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1938

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1938
1-Month
33.4°F
(0.8°C)
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1989
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2015
Ties: 2002, 2013
Nov–Dec 1938
2-Month
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1989
35th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1952, 1959, 2005
Oct–Dec 1938
3-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
31st Warmest Warmest to Date 2011, 2015
Ties: 1979
Sep–Dec 1938
4-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
48th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Aug–Dec 1938
5-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
36th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1975, 1982, 2019
Jul–Dec 1938
6-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
45th Warmest Warmest to Date 2011
Ties: 1966, 1979
Jun–Dec 1938
7-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1962, 1976
40th Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
Ties: 1979, 1988, 1993, 2004
May–Dec 1938
8-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1962
53rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
Ties: 1947, 1997
Apr–Dec 1938
9-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1940, 1967
50th Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
Ties: 1944, 1946, 1950, 1969
Mar–Dec 1938
10-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1940, 1967
41st Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
Feb–Dec 1938
11-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1967
50th Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
Ties: 1961, 2000
Jan–Dec 1938
12-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1940
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2021
Ties: 1947, 1950, 1975, 1996, 2000, 2009
Jul 1937–Dec 1938
18-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1940
53rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1945, 1959, 1969
Jan 1937–Dec 1938
24-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1940
47th Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
Ties: 1958, 1985, 1996
Jan 1936–Dec 1938
36-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1940, 1941
61st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 1939, 1974, 1988
Jan 1935–Dec 1938
48-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1940, 1942, 1943
-- -- 2013
Jan 1934–Dec 1938
60-Month
-- 0.0°F
(-17.8°C)
-- -- -- 1943
-- -- 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/