Climate at a Glance

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Boston, Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1972

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1972
1-Month
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1984
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1946
Feb–Mar 1972
2-Month
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 2015
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1968
Jan–Mar 1972
3-Month
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
33.0°F
(0.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 2015
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2012
Ties: 1938, 1955, 1985
Dec 1971–Mar 1972
4-Month
32.8°F
(0.4°C)
33.4°F
(0.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1948
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2012
Nov 1971–Mar 1972
5-Month
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1948
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2012
Ties: 1980, 2005
Oct 1971–Mar 1972
6-Month
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Ties: 1942, 1958, 1985
Sep 1971–Mar 1972
7-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1997
Aug 1971–Mar 1972
8-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Jul 1971–Mar 1972
9-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Jun 1971–Mar 1972
10-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1941
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
May 1971–Mar 1972
11-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1941
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Apr 1971–Mar 1972
12-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1941
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Oct 1970–Mar 1972
18-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1941
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2022
Ties: 1947, 1990
Apr 1970–Mar 1972
24-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1941
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1958, 1986
Apr 1969–Mar 1972
36-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1941
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2013, 2022
Ties: 1984
Apr 1968–Mar 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: 1961 2022
Ties: 1945, 1984, 1988, 1996
Apr 1967–Mar 1972
60-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1941, 1944
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2020, 2022
Ties: 1945, 1965, 1967, 1983

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