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
28.5°F
(-1.9°C)
29.1°F
(-1.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1981
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2002
Dec 1986–Jan 1987
2-Month
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1981
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2016
Nov 1986–Jan 1987
3-Month
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1977, 1981
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2016
Oct 1986–Jan 1987
4-Month
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1977
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2002
Sep 1986–Jan 1987
5-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1977
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012, 2016
Ties: 1985, 1996, 2001
Aug 1986–Jan 1987
6-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1977
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2016
Ties: 1978, 2001
Jul 1986–Jan 1987
7-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1977
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1946, 1990, 1994, 2001
Jun 1986–Jan 1987
8-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1977
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1946, 1970, 1993
May 1986–Jan 1987
9-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1977
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1970
Apr 1986–Jan 1987
10-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1941, 1968
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012, 2022
Ties: 1948, 1990, 2001
Mar 1986–Jan 1987
11-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1941
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2022
Ties: 1985, 2004
Feb 1986–Jan 1987
12-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1968
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2022
Ties: 1937, 1943, 1969
Aug 1985–Jan 1987
18-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1941
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2013
Ties: 1962, 1980, 2004
Feb 1985–Jan 1987
24-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1941
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2022
Ties: 1943, 1989, 1990
Feb 1984–Jan 1987
36-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1941, 1970
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2013
Ties: 1947, 1948, 1972, 1994
Feb 1983–Jan 1987
48-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1941
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2014
Ties: 1957, 1961, 1985
Feb 1982–Jan 1987
60-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1941
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2022
Ties: 1962, 1994

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/