Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1943

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1943
1-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1917
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2015
Apr–May 1943
2-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1917
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2010
Mar–May 1943
3-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1967
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1928
Feb–May 1943
4-Month
38.4°F
(3.6°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1907
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Jan–May 1943
5-Month
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1907
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1961
Dec 1942–May 1943
6-Month
33.1°F
(0.6°C)
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1904
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1956, 1971
Nov 1942–May 1943
7-Month
33.9°F
(1.1°C)
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1904, 1905
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Oct 1942–May 1943
8-Month
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1905
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Sep 1942–May 1943
9-Month
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1905
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1977
Aug 1942–May 1943
10-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1905
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1961, 1977
Jul 1942–May 1943
11-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1905
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1916, 1977
Jun 1942–May 1943
12-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1904
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Dec 1941–May 1943
18-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1905
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2017
Ties: 1899, 1969, 1977, 1993, 1994
Jun 1941–May 1943
24-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1905
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2013
Ties: 1910, 1929, 1961, 1988
Jun 1940–May 1943
36-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1906
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2022
Ties: 1903, 1910, 1922, 1937, 1964, 1970
Jun 1939–May 1943
48-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1907
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2022
Ties: 1899, 1900, 1911, 1941, 1964
Jun 1938–May 1943
60-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1908
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2020, 2022
Ties: 1901, 1902, 1923, 1938, 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 7, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/