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Boston, Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1955

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1955
1-Month
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
-8.8°F
(-4.9°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1989
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Nov–Dec 1955
2-Month
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
-6.4°F
(-3.6°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1989
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Oct–Dec 1955
3-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-4.1°F
(-2.2°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1976
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2011, 2015
Sep–Dec 1955
4-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.9°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1976
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Aug–Dec 1955
5-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1976
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1958, 1967, 1972
Jul–Dec 1955
6-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1976
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2011
Ties: 1937, 1939, 1963
Jun–Dec 1955
7-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1962, 1976
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2021
Ties: 1937, 1977, 1985, 1987
May–Dec 1955
8-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1962
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2021
Ties: 1960, 1988, 1996
Apr–Dec 1955
9-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1940, 1967
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2021
Ties: 1951, 1960, 1961, 1996, 2009
Mar–Dec 1955
10-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1940, 1967
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2021
Ties: 1961, 1966, 1970, 1993, 2009
Feb–Dec 1955
11-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1967
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2021
Ties: 1966, 1970, 1985, 1988
Jan–Dec 1955
12-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1940
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2021
Ties: 1937, 1941, 1954, 1960, 1966, 1979, 1988, 1993
Jul 1954–Dec 1955
18-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1940
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1942, 1966
Jan 1954–Dec 1955
24-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1940
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2021
Ties: 1946, 1974
Jan 1953–Dec 1955
36-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1940, 1941
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1992, 2015
Jan 1952–Dec 1955
48-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1940, 1942, 1943
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2013
Ties: 2007
Jan 1951–Dec 1955
60-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1943
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2021
Ties: 1954, 2005

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 2, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/