Climate at a Glance

City Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of July 2022. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Boston, Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1973

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Coolest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Warmest
Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1973
1-Month
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1989
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2015
Nov–Dec 1973
2-Month
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
39.6°F
(4.2°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1989
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2015
Oct–Dec 1973
3-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2011, 2015
Ties: 1946
Sep–Dec 1973
4-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1975
Aug–Dec 1973
5-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1976
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Jul–Dec 1973
6-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1962
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2011
Ties: 1949, 1957, 1959, 1984
Jun–Dec 1973
7-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1962
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2011
May–Dec 1973
8-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1962
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2011, 2015
Ties: 1952, 1975, 1979, 2004
Apr–Dec 1973
9-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1940, 1967
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2011
Ties: 1952, 1984, 1993, 2009
Mar–Dec 1973
10-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1940, 1967
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2010, 2011, 2021
Ties: 2004
Feb–Dec 1973
11-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1967
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2010, 2012
Jan–Dec 1973
12-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1940
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2012
Jul 1972–Dec 1973
18-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1940
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2012
Ties: 1976, 1988
Jan 1972–Dec 1973
24-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1940
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2021
Ties: 1946, 1955, 1989
Jan 1971–Dec 1973
36-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.7°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1940, 1941
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1959, 1961, 1981, 1987
Jan 1970–Dec 1973
48-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1942, 1943
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2013
Ties: 1947, 1975, 1978, 1979, 1982
Jan 1969–Dec 1973
60-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1940, 1943
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2014, 2020, 2021
Ties: 1959, 1960, 1961, 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 11, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/