Climate at a Glance

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Boston, Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, January 2004

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 2004
1-Month
20.9°F
(-6.2°C)
29.1°F
(-1.6°C)
-8.2°F
(-4.6°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1981
86th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2002
Dec 2003–Jan 2004
2-Month
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1981
70th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2016
Ties: 1990
Nov 2003–Jan 2004
3-Month
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1977, 1981
61st Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2016
Ties: 1984, 2018
Oct 2003–Jan 2004
4-Month
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1977
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2002
Ties: 1957
Sep 2003–Jan 2004
5-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1977
55th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012, 2016
Ties: 1993, 2009
Aug 2003–Jan 2004
6-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
46th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2016
Ties: 1939, 1952, 1980, 2014
Jul 2003–Jan 2004
7-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
40th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2012
Ties: 1952, 2010
Jun 2003–Jan 2004
8-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
45th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2012
Ties: 1939, 1952
May 2003–Jan 2004
9-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
56th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2012
Ties: 1939, 1945, 1976, 1983, 1986
Apr 2003–Jan 2004
10-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1941, 1968
61st Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2012, 2022
Ties: 1945
Mar 2003–Jan 2004
11-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1941
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2022
Ties: 1985, 1987
Feb 2003–Jan 2004
12-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1968
65th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2022
Ties: 1938
Aug 2002–Jan 2004
18-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1941
59th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2013
Ties: 1962, 1980, 1987
Feb 2002–Jan 2004
24-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1941
36th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2022
Ties: 1952, 1956, 1958, 1972
Feb 2001–Jan 2004
36-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1941, 1970
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2013
Ties: 1952
Feb 2000–Jan 2004
48-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1941
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2014
Ties: 1992, 2007
Feb 1999–Jan 2004
60-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1941
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2022
Ties: 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 5, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/