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Boston, Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1972

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1972
1-Month
32.0°F
(0.0°C)
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1989
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1981
Nov–Dec 1972
2-Month
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1989
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 2000
Oct–Dec 1972
3-Month
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1976
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2011, 2015
Sep–Dec 1972
4-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1976
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1937, 1940
Aug–Dec 1972
5-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1976
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1955, 1958, 1967
Jul–Dec 1972
6-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.2°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1976
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2011
Ties: 1958, 1967, 1981, 2000
Jun–Dec 1972
7-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1962 1962, 1976
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2021
Ties: 1974, 1978, 1992
May–Dec 1972
8-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1962
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2021
Apr–Dec 1972
9-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1940, 1967
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2021
Ties: 1992
Mar–Dec 1972
10-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1940, 1967
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2021
Feb–Dec 1972
11-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1967
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2021
Jan–Dec 1972
12-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1940
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2021
Ties: 1992
Jul 1971–Dec 1972
18-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1940
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1948, 1974, 1976
Jan 1971–Dec 1972
24-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1940
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2021
Ties: 1937, 1939, 1969, 1975, 1980, 1987
Jan 1970–Dec 1972
36-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1940, 1941
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1943, 1945, 1965, 1970, 1981, 1987
Jan 1969–Dec 1972
48-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1940, 1942, 1943
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2013
Ties: 1944, 1988
Jan 1968–Dec 1972
60-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1943
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2021
Ties: 1962, 1964, 1989

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/