Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1940
1-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1917
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Apr–May 1940
2-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1928 1917
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2010
Ties: 1928
Mar–May 1940
3-Month
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1967
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Feb–May 1940
4-Month
37.4°F
(3.0°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1934 1907
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1905, 1914, 1978
Jan–May 1940
5-Month
33.4°F
(0.8°C)
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1923 1907
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Dec 1939–May 1940
6-Month
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1923 1904
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Nov 1939–May 1940
7-Month
33.0°F
(0.6°C)
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1934 1904, 1905
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Oct 1939–May 1940
8-Month
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1934 1905
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1917
Sep 1939–May 1940
9-Month
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1934 1905
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1917
Aug 1939–May 1940
10-Month
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1934 1905
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1963
Jul 1939–May 1940
11-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1934 1905
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Jun 1939–May 1940
12-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1934 1904
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1912
Dec 1938–May 1940
18-Month
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1905
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Jun 1938–May 1940
24-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1905
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2013
Ties: 1911, 1936, 1944, 1967
Jun 1937–May 1940
36-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1906
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2022
Ties: 1902, 1929, 1961, 1969, 1971
Jun 1936–May 1940
48-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1907
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2022
Ties: 1922, 1938, 1946, 1959, 1972, 1979
Jun 1935–May 1940
60-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1908
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2020, 2022
Ties: 1925, 1981, 1982

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 6, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/