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Boston, Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1961

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1961
1-Month
32.1°F
(0.1°C)
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1989
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Nov–Dec 1961
2-Month
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1989
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2015
Ties: 1960, 2019
Oct–Dec 1961
3-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1976
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2011, 2015
Ties: 2008
Sep–Dec 1961
4-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1976
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 1982, 1983
Aug–Dec 1961
5-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1976
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2015
Ties: 2002
Jul–Dec 1961
6-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1976
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2011
Ties: 1941, 1991
Jun–Dec 1961
7-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1962, 1976
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2021
Ties: 2019
May–Dec 1961
8-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1962
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2021
Ties: 2005, 2008, 2019
Apr–Dec 1961
9-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1940, 1967
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2021
Ties: 1951, 1955, 1960, 1996, 2009
Mar–Dec 1961
10-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1940, 1967
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2021
Ties: 1955, 1966, 1970, 1993, 2009
Feb–Dec 1961
11-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1967
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2021
Ties: 1938, 2000
Jan–Dec 1961
12-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1940
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2021
Ties: 1977, 1985
Jul 1960–Dec 1961
18-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1940
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Ties: 1958, 1970, 1986
Jan 1960–Dec 1961
24-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1959 1940
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2021
Ties: 1942, 1971, 1973, 2004
Jan 1959–Dec 1961
36-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1940, 1941
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2012
Ties: 1947, 1959, 1997, 2005
Jan 1958–Dec 1961
48-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1940, 1942, 1943
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2013
Ties: 1958, 1995
Jan 1957–Dec 1961
60-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1943
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2021

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/