Climate at a Glance

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Boston, Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1979

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1979
1-Month
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
28.9°F
(-1.7°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1981
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1937, 2002
Dec 1978–Jan 1979
2-Month
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
31.6°F
(-0.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1981
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2016
Ties: 1960
Nov 1978–Jan 1979
3-Month
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977, 1981
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2016
Ties: 1993
Oct 1978–Jan 1979
4-Month
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1969, 1985, 1993
Sep 1978–Jan 1979
5-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012, 2016
Ties: 1946
Aug 1978–Jan 1979
6-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Ties: 1946
Jul 1978–Jan 1979
7-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1961, 1990, 1993
Jun 1978–Jan 1979
8-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1970, 1993
May 1978–Jan 1979
9-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1970
Apr 1978–Jan 1979
10-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1968
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1975, 1982, 1987, 1990
Mar 1978–Jan 1979
11-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1968
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1959
Feb 1978–Jan 1979
12-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1968
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2013, 2021
Ties: 1940, 1959, 1973
Aug 1977–Jan 1979
18-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1941
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2013
Ties: 1957, 1981
Feb 1977–Jan 1979
24-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.7°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1941
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2013
Ties: 1940, 1970
Feb 1976–Jan 1979
36-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1970
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2013
Ties: 1943, 1963, 1982
Feb 1975–Jan 1979
48-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1971
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2014
Ties: 1944, 1965
Feb 1974–Jan 1979
60-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1941, 1944
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2014, 2021, 2022
Ties: 1969, 1970, 1981, 1983

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on July 3, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/