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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
30.5°F
(-0.8°C)
28.8°F
(-1.8°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1981
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2002
Dec 1985–Jan 1986
2-Month
30.4°F
(-0.9°C)
31.5°F
(-0.3°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1981
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2016
Ties: 1973
Nov 1985–Jan 1986
3-Month
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1981
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2016
Ties: 1976
Oct 1985–Jan 1986
4-Month
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1977
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Ties: 2005
Sep 1985–Jan 1986
5-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1977
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012, 2016
Ties: 1980
Aug 1985–Jan 1986
6-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1977
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2016
Jul 1985–Jan 1986
7-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1977
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1962, 1976
Jun 1985–Jan 1986
8-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1941
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
May 1985–Jan 1986
9-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1941, 1968
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1962, 1983, 1994
Apr 1985–Jan 1986
10-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1941
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1952, 1967, 1978, 1994, 1996
Mar 1985–Jan 1986
11-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1941
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2012
Feb 1985–Jan 1986
12-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1968
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2013
Ties: 1978, 1997
Aug 1984–Jan 1986
18-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1941
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2013
Ties: 1958
Feb 1984–Jan 1986
24-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1941
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2013
Ties: 2005
Feb 1983–Jan 1986
36-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1941, 1970
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2013
Ties: 1955
Feb 1982–Jan 1986
48-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1941
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2014
Ties: 1952, 1954, 1956, 1997
Feb 1981–Jan 1986
60-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1941, 1944
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2014, 2021
Ties: 1955, 1994

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 10, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/