Climate at a Glance

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Boston, Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1986

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1986
1-Month
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1981
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2002
Dec 1985–Jan 1986
2-Month
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1981
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2016
Nov 1985–Jan 1986
3-Month
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1977, 1981
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2016
Ties: 2005
Oct 1985–Jan 1986
4-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1977
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2002
Ties: 1939, 1952
Sep 1985–Jan 1986
5-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1977
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012, 2016
Ties: 1980, 2010
Aug 1985–Jan 1986
6-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1977
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2016
Jul 1985–Jan 1986
7-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1977
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1985, 2005
Jun 1985–Jan 1986
8-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1977
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1937, 1955, 1956, 1969, 1976
May 1985–Jan 1986
9-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1977
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1939, 1945, 1976, 1983, 2004
Apr 1985–Jan 1986
10-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1941, 1968
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012, 2022
Ties: 1939, 1966
Mar 1985–Jan 1986
11-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1941
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2022
Ties: 1937
Feb 1985–Jan 1986
12-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1968
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2022
Ties: 1955, 1956
Aug 1984–Jan 1986
18-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1941
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2013
Ties: 1947, 1956, 2015
Feb 1984–Jan 1986
24-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1941
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2022
Ties: 1959, 1961, 1975, 1991
Feb 1983–Jan 1986
36-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1941, 1970
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2013
Feb 1982–Jan 1986
48-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1941
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2014
Ties: 1958, 1993, 1994
Feb 1981–Jan 1986
60-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1941
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2022
Ties: 1996, 1998

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 30, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/