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Boston, Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1973

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1973
1-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
4.0°F
(2.2°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1984
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 1946
Feb–Mar 1973
2-Month
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 2015
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1977
Jan–Mar 1973
3-Month
33.9°F
(1.1°C)
33.0°F
(0.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 2015
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2012
Dec 1972–Mar 1973
4-Month
33.5°F
(0.8°C)
33.4°F
(0.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1948
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Nov 1972–Mar 1973
5-Month
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1948
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1966 2012
Ties: 1957
Oct 1972–Mar 1973
6-Month
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1946, 1987
Sep 1972–Mar 1973
7-Month
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Aug 1972–Mar 1973
8-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1957, 1967
Jul 1972–Mar 1973
9-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1939
Jun 1972–Mar 1973
10-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1941
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1956, 1961
May 1972–Mar 1973
11-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1941
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1944, 1994, 2001, 2015
Apr 1972–Mar 1973
12-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1941
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1978
Oct 1971–Mar 1973
18-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1941
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2022
Ties: 1942, 1943, 1966, 1975, 1977
Apr 1971–Mar 1973
24-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1941
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1956, 1967, 1974, 1975, 1989, 2015
Apr 1970–Mar 1973
36-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1941
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2013, 2022
Ties: 1946, 1957, 1990, 1995
Apr 1969–Mar 1973
48-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1941
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2022
Ties: 1959, 1962, 1963, 1967, 1976, 1977, 1989, 1990
Apr 1968–Mar 1973
60-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1941, 1944
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2020, 2022
Ties: 1947, 1948

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 24, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/