Climate at a Glance

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Boston, Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1972

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1972
1-Month
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
29.1°F
(-1.6°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1981
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2002
Dec 1971–Jan 1972
2-Month
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1981
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2016
Nov 1971–Jan 1972
3-Month
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977, 1981
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2016
Oct 1971–Jan 1972
4-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2002
Ties: 1983, 2008
Sep 1971–Jan 1972
5-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012, 2016
Ties: 1947, 1958
Aug 1971–Jan 1972
6-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2016
Jul 1971–Jan 1972
7-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Ties: 1991, 2013
Jun 1971–Jan 1972
8-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
May 1971–Jan 1972
9-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Ties: 1953
Apr 1971–Jan 1972
10-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1941, 1968
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012, 2022
Ties: 1942, 1974
Mar 1971–Jan 1972
11-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1941
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2022
Ties: 1984, 1991
Feb 1971–Jan 1972
12-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1968
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2022
Ties: 2008, 2014
Aug 1970–Jan 1972
18-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1941
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2013
Ties: 1961, 1985
Feb 1970–Jan 1972
24-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1941
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2022
Ties: 1952, 1956, 1958, 2004
Feb 1969–Jan 1972
36-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1941, 1970
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2013
Ties: 1947, 1948, 1987, 1994
Feb 1968–Jan 1972
48-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1941
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2014
Ties: 1947, 1948, 1967, 1996
Feb 1967–Jan 1972
60-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1941
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2022
Ties: 1968, 1971

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 30, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/