Climate at a Glance

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Boston, Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1987

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1987
1-Month
28.2°F
(-2.1°C)
28.9°F
(-1.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1981
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1937, 2002
Dec 1986–Jan 1987
2-Month
31.5°F
(-0.3°C)
31.6°F
(-0.2°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1981
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2016
Nov 1986–Jan 1987
3-Month
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1977, 1981
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2016
Oct 1986–Jan 1987
4-Month
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1977
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Sep 1986–Jan 1987
5-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1977
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012, 2016
Ties: 1966, 1996, 2001
Aug 1986–Jan 1987
6-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1977
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2016
Ties: 1938, 1948, 1978, 2001
Jul 1986–Jan 1987
7-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1977
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 2001
Jun 1986–Jan 1987
8-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1977
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1973
May 1986–Jan 1987
9-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1977
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1946
Apr 1986–Jan 1987
10-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1968
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1975, 1979, 1982, 1990
Mar 1986–Jan 1987
11-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1968
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1944, 1945, 1948
Feb 1986–Jan 1987
12-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.7°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1968
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2013, 2021
Ties: 1976, 2004
Aug 1985–Jan 1987
18-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1941
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2013
Ties: 1962, 2004
Feb 1985–Jan 1987
24-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1941
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2013
Ties: 1939, 1962, 1983, 1989, 1997
Feb 1984–Jan 1987
36-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1970
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2013
Ties: 1976, 1995
Feb 1983–Jan 1987
48-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1971
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2014
Ties: 1957, 1985
Feb 1982–Jan 1987
60-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1941, 1944
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2014, 2021, 2022
Ties: 1949, 1962, 1994

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on July 4, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/