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Boston, Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1989

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1989
1-Month
21.2°F
(-6.0°C)
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
-13.5°F
(-7.5°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1989
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Nov–Dec 1989
2-Month
31.7°F
(-0.2°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
-8.0°F
(-4.5°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1989
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Oct–Dec 1989
3-Month
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
-5.1°F
(-2.8°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2011, 2015
Sep–Dec 1989
4-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
-4.0°F
(-2.2°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Aug–Dec 1989
5-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Jul–Dec 1989
6-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2011
Jun–Dec 1989
7-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1962, 1976
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2021
May–Dec 1989
8-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1962
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2021
Ties: 1958
Apr–Dec 1989
9-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1940, 1967
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2021
Ties: 1962
Mar–Dec 1989
10-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1940, 1967
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2021
Feb–Dec 1989
11-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1967
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2021
Ties: 1958
Jan–Dec 1989
12-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1940
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2021
Ties: 1968, 1982
Jul 1988–Dec 1989
18-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1940
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 1941, 1944, 1993
Jan 1988–Dec 1989
24-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1940
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2021
Ties: 1959, 1964, 1976, 1988
Jan 1987–Dec 1989
36-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1940, 1941
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 1944, 1962, 1976
Jan 1986–Dec 1989
48-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1940, 1942, 1943
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2013
Ties: 1945, 1977
Jan 1985–Dec 1989
60-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1943
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2021
Ties: 1962, 1964, 1972

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/