Climate at a Glance

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Boston, Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2012

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2012
1-Month
38.4°F
(3.6°C)
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
3.7°F
(2.1°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1989
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2011 2015
Ties: 1982
Nov–Dec 2012
2-Month
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1989
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2011 2015
Oct–Dec 2012
3-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1976
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2011 2011, 2015
Ties: 1941, 1950, 2014
Sep–Dec 2012
4-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1976
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2011 2015
Ties: 2003, 2005, 2010
Aug–Dec 2012
5-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1976
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2011 2015
Ties: 1948, 2005
Jul–Dec 2012
6-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1976
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2011 2011
Ties: 1971
Jun–Dec 2012
7-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1962, 1976
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2011 2021
Ties: 2005
May–Dec 2012
8-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1962
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2011 2021
Apr–Dec 2012
9-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1940, 1967
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2011 2021
Ties: 1949, 1994, 2006
Mar–Dec 2012
10-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 2009 1940, 1967
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2011 2021
Feb–Dec 2012
11-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1967
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2010 2021
Ties: 2010
Jan–Dec 2012
12-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
2.8°F
(1.5°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1940
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
Ties: 2020
Jul 2011–Dec 2012
18-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1940
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan 2011–Dec 2012
24-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1940
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
Jan 2010–Dec 2012
36-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1940, 1941
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan 2009–Dec 2012
48-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1940, 1942, 1943
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2013
Jan 2008–Dec 2012
60-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 2011 1943
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
Ties: 2013, 2020

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  • 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/