Climate at a Glance

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Boston, Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, January 2021

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 2021
1-Month
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
3.7°F
(2.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1981
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2002
Ties: 2007
Dec 2020–Jan 2021
2-Month
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1981
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2016
Ties: 1949, 1958, 1974, 2006
Nov 2020–Jan 2021
3-Month
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1977, 1981
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2016
Oct 2020–Jan 2021
4-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1977
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2002
Sep 2020–Jan 2021
5-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1977
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012, 2016
Ties: 2022
Aug 2020–Jan 2021
6-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1977
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2016
Ties: 2017
Jul 2020–Jan 2021
7-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
3.0°F
(1.6°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1977
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Jun 2020–Jan 2021
8-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1977
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Ties: 2002, 2016
May 2020–Jan 2021
9-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1977
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Apr 2020–Jan 2021
10-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1941, 1968
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012, 2022
Ties: 1950
Mar 2020–Jan 2021
11-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1941
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2022
Ties: 2011, 2013
Feb 2020–Jan 2021
12-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1968
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2022
Ties: 2012
Aug 2019–Jan 2021
18-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1941
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2013
Feb 2019–Jan 2021
24-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1941
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2022
Feb 2018–Jan 2021
36-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1941, 1970
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2014 2013
Ties: 2012
Feb 2017–Jan 2021
48-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1941
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2014 2014
Feb 2016–Jan 2021
60-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1941
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2014 2022
Ties: 2014

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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 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/