Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1971
1-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1917
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Apr–May 1971
2-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2010
Ties: 1997
Mar–May 1971
3-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1967
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Feb–May 1971
4-Month
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1907
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1911, 1939, 1958, 1963
Jan–May 1971
5-Month
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1907
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1924, 2003
Dec 1970–May 1971
6-Month
33.1°F
(0.6°C)
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1904
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1943, 1956
Nov 1970–May 1971
7-Month
34.2°F
(1.2°C)
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1904, 1905
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1911, 1961, 1963
Oct 1970–May 1971
8-Month
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1905
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1899, 1982
Sep 1970–May 1971
9-Month
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1905
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1900, 1916
Aug 1970–May 1971
10-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1905
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1906, 1908, 1959, 1968
Jul 1970–May 1971
11-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1905
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1899, 1914, 1966, 1968, 1993
Jun 1970–May 1971
12-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1904
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1896, 1898, 1899, 1914, 1966
Dec 1969–May 1971
18-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1905
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2017
Ties: 1900, 1916, 1936, 1968, 1978, 1979
Jun 1969–May 1971
24-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1905
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2013
Ties: 1899, 1900, 1915, 1925, 1968, 1979
Jun 1968–May 1971
36-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1906
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2022
Ties: 1902, 1929, 1940, 1961, 1969
Jun 1967–May 1971
48-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1907
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2022
Ties: 1902, 1903, 1916
Jun 1966–May 1971
60-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1908
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2020, 2022
Ties: 1901, 1902, 1923, 1938, 1943, 1944, 1966, 1968, 1970

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/