Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1942
1-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1917
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1918 2015
Ties: 1896
Apr–May 1942
2-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1917
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 2010
Ties: 2015
Mar–May 1942
3-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1967
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2012
Feb–May 1942
4-Month
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1907
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1925 2012
Ties: 1955, 2006, 2011, 2013
Jan–May 1942
5-Month
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1907
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 1932
Dec 1941–May 1942
6-Month
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1904
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2012
Ties: 2008
Nov 1941–May 1942
7-Month
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1904, 1905
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012
Ties: 2018
Oct 1941–May 1942
8-Month
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1905
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2012
Ties: 1933, 1955, 1985
Sep 1941–May 1942
9-Month
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1905
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012
Aug 1941–May 1942
10-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1905
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2012
Ties: 1976
Jul 1941–May 1942
11-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1905
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012
Ties: 1974
Jun 1941–May 1942
12-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1904
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012
Ties: 1960, 2004, 2009
Dec 1940–May 1942
18-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1905
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2017
Ties: 1938, 1996
Jun 1940–May 1942
24-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1905
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2013
Ties: 1914, 1960, 1983, 1987, 1993
Jun 1939–May 1942
36-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1906
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2022
Ties: 1898, 1899, 1901, 1911, 1914, 1935, 1966
Jun 1938–May 1942
48-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1907
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2022
Ties: 1924, 1930, 1944, 1963, 1980
Jun 1937–May 1942
60-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1908
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2020, 2022
Ties: 1964, 1972

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 24, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/