Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1973
1-Month
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
34.2°F
(1.2°C)
5.8°F
(3.2°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1916
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Feb–Mar 1973
2-Month
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
29.6°F
(-1.3°C)
3.0°F
(1.6°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 2015
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Jan–Mar 1973
3-Month
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
27.8°F
(-2.3°C)
3.0°F
(1.6°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2012
Dec 1972–Mar 1973
4-Month
30.7°F
(-0.7°C)
27.9°F
(-2.3°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Ties: 1932
Nov 1972–Mar 1973
5-Month
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
30.1°F
(-1.1°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1918
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2012
Ties: 1958, 1974, 1975, 1985, 1992
Oct 1972–Mar 1973
6-Month
34.2°F
(1.2°C)
33.5°F
(0.8°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1918
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1939, 1972, 1990
Sep 1972–Mar 1973
7-Month
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1903
Aug 1972–Mar 1973
8-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904, 1905, 1918
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1945, 1946, 1975
Jul 1972–Mar 1973
9-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904, 1905
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1939, 2005
Jun 1972–Mar 1973
10-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1919, 1938, 1946, 1955, 1975, 1986, 1988
May 1972–Mar 1973
11-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1956
Apr 1972–Mar 1973
12-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1918
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1897, 1928, 1943, 2015
Oct 1971–Mar 1973
18-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2013
Ties: 1942, 1983
Apr 1971–Mar 1973
24-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2013
Ties: 1914, 1988
Apr 1970–Mar 1973
36-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1906
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2013
Ties: 1931, 1944, 1946, 1977, 1982, 1983
Apr 1969–Mar 1973
48-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2013, 2019, 2022
Ties: 1922, 1938, 1940, 1972, 1978, 1981, 1982
Apr 1968–Mar 1973
60-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1908
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2020
Ties: 1959, 1961

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/