Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1972
1-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1897, 1921
Apr–May 1972
2-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1917
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2010
Ties: 1961
Mar–May 1972
3-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1967
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Ties: 1906
Feb–May 1972
4-Month
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1907
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2012
Jan–May 1972
5-Month
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1907
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1963
Dec 1971–May 1972
6-Month
34.8°F
(1.6°C)
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1964, 1968, 2014
Nov 1971–May 1972
7-Month
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904, 1905
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1902, 1922, 1924, 1944, 1959, 2015
Oct 1971–May 1972
8-Month
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1979
Sep 1971–May 1972
9-Month
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2012
Ties: 1929, 1930, 1945, 1950, 1990
Aug 1971–May 1972
10-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2012
Ties: 1957, 1973, 1975, 1990, 2005
Jul 1971–May 1972
11-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2012
Ties: 1937, 1958
Jun 1971–May 1972
12-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2012
Ties: 1937, 1947, 1990
Dec 1970–May 1972
18-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2017
Ties: 1898, 1901, 1925, 1928, 1948, 1957, 1970, 1982
Jun 1970–May 1972
24-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2013
Ties: 1937, 1956
Jun 1969–May 1972
36-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1906
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2022
Ties: 1921, 1923, 1945, 1948, 1978
Jun 1968–May 1972
48-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1907
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2022
Ties: 1922, 1938, 1940, 1946, 1959, 1979
Jun 1967–May 1972
60-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1908
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2020, 2022
Ties: 1942, 1964

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/