Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1959
1-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2015
Apr–May 1959
2-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2010
Ties: 2004, 2017, 2021
Mar–May 1959
3-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1967
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Feb–May 1959
4-Month
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1907
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1897, 1915, 1941, 1969
Jan–May 1959
5-Month
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1907
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1969, 1988, 1992
Dec 1958–May 1959
6-Month
34.2°F
(1.2°C)
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1904
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Ties: 1936
Nov 1958–May 1959
7-Month
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1904, 1905
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Ties: 1902, 1922, 1924, 1944, 1972, 2015
Oct 1958–May 1959
8-Month
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1905
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Ties: 1900, 1968
Sep 1958–May 1959
9-Month
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1905
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Ties: 1901, 1941, 1968
Aug 1958–May 1959
10-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1905
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Ties: 1906, 1908, 1968, 1971
Jul 1958–May 1959
11-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1905
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Ties: 1906, 1908, 1948, 1956, 1970
Jun 1958–May 1959
12-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1904
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Ties: 1941, 1978
Dec 1957–May 1959
18-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1905
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2017
Ties: 1897, 1934, 1961, 1962, 1964
Jun 1957–May 1959
24-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1905
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2013
Ties: 1903, 1948, 1957, 1969
Jun 1956–May 1959
36-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1906
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2022
Ties: 1930, 1938, 1944, 1973, 1982, 1983
Jun 1955–May 1959
48-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1907
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2022
Ties: 1922, 1938, 1940, 1946, 1972, 1979
Jun 1954–May 1959
60-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1908
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2020, 2022
Ties: 1936, 1948, 1961, 1962, 1980

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/