Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1938
1-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1917
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2015
Ties: 1926, 1954, 1961
Apr–May 1938
2-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2010
Ties: 1929, 1954, 1965, 1982, 1989
Mar–May 1938
3-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1967
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2012
Ties: 1980, 2008, 2017, 2019
Feb–May 1938
4-Month
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1907
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1925 2012
Jan–May 1938
5-Month
37.4°F
(3.0°C)
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1907
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1931, 1987
Dec 1937–May 1938
6-Month
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1925, 1979, 1990
Nov 1937–May 1938
7-Month
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904, 1905
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1925, 1964, 1984, 2005
Oct 1937–May 1938
8-Month
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1905
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1969
Sep 1937–May 1938
9-Month
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1905
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1922, 1925, 2014
Aug 1937–May 1938
10-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1905
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Jul 1937–May 1938
11-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1905
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1957
Jun 1937–May 1938
12-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1904
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1919, 1939, 1975, 1988, 2005, 2015
Dec 1936–May 1938
18-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1905
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2017
Ties: 1942, 1996
Jun 1936–May 1938
24-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1905
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2013
Ties: 1931, 1945, 1946, 1973, 1980
Jun 1935–May 1938
36-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1906
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2022
Ties: 1930, 1944, 1959, 1973, 1982, 1983
Jun 1934–May 1938
48-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1907
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2022
Ties: 1922, 1940, 1946, 1959, 1972, 1979
Jun 1933–May 1938
60-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1908
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2020, 2022
Ties: 1901, 1902, 1923, 1943, 1944, 1966, 1968, 1970, 1971

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 4, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/