Climate at a Glance

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Boston, Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, January 2020

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 2020
1-Month
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
29.1°F
(-1.6°C)
7.2°F
(4.0°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1981
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2002
Dec 2019–Jan 2020
2-Month
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
3.8°F
(2.1°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1981
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2016
Nov 2019–Jan 2020
3-Month
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1977, 1981
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2016
Ties: 1954, 1975
Oct 2019–Jan 2020
4-Month
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1977
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2002
Ties: 1954
Sep 2019–Jan 2020
5-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1977
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012, 2016
Ties: 1954, 2013
Aug 2019–Jan 2020
6-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1977
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2016
Ties: 1974
Jul 2019–Jan 2020
7-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1977
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Jun 2019–Jan 2020
8-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1977
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1958, 2011, 2013
May 2019–Jan 2020
9-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1977
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2012
Ties: 1954, 1960, 1992
Apr 2019–Jan 2020
10-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1941, 1968
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012, 2022
Ties: 1992, 1999, 2006
Mar 2019–Jan 2020
11-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1941
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2022
Ties: 1954, 2008
Feb 2019–Jan 2020
12-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1968
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2022
Ties: 1953
Aug 2018–Jan 2020
18-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1941
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2013
Ties: 1954, 2002
Feb 2018–Jan 2020
24-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1941
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2022
Ties: 1992, 2007, 2011
Feb 2017–Jan 2020
36-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1941, 1970
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2013
Ties: 2017
Feb 2016–Jan 2020
48-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1941
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2014
Ties: 2015, 2019
Feb 2015–Jan 2020
60-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1941
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2022
Ties: 2016, 2017

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/