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Boston, Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1988

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1988
1-Month
27.3°F
(-2.6°C)
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1981
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2002
Ties: 1938
Dec 1987–Jan 1988
2-Month
31.5°F
(-0.3°C)
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1981
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Ties: 1985
Nov 1987–Jan 1988
3-Month
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1977, 1981
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2016
Ties: 1976
Oct 1987–Jan 1988
4-Month
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1977
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2002
Ties: 1962, 1985
Sep 1987–Jan 1988
5-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1977
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012, 2016
Ties: 2014
Aug 1987–Jan 1988
6-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1977
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2016
Ties: 1966
Jul 1987–Jan 1988
7-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1977
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Jun 1987–Jan 1988
8-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1977
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1938, 1948
May 1987–Jan 1988
9-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1977
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1990
Apr 1987–Jan 1988
10-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1941, 1968
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012, 2022
Ties: 1979
Mar 1987–Jan 1988
11-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1941
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2022
Feb 1987–Jan 1988
12-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1968
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2022
Ties: 1975, 1977
Aug 1986–Jan 1988
18-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1941
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2013
Ties: 1963, 1966
Feb 1986–Jan 1988
24-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1941
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2022
Ties: 1940, 1945, 1963, 1976, 1977, 1980
Feb 1985–Jan 1988
36-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1941, 1970
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2013
Ties: 1939, 1961, 1975
Feb 1984–Jan 1988
48-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1941
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2014
Ties: 1962, 1963, 1977
Feb 1983–Jan 1988
60-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1941
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2022
Ties: 1959, 1960

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/