Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1973
1-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Apr–May 1973
2-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2010
Ties: 1952, 2000, 2007
Mar–May 1973
3-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
2.3°F
(1.2°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1967
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2012
Ties: 1979, 2011
Feb–May 1973
4-Month
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Jan–May 1973
5-Month
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2012
Dec 1972–May 1973
6-Month
37.4°F
(3.0°C)
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Nov 1972–May 1973
7-Month
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904, 1905
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1903, 1955, 1957, 1986, 2008, 2009
Oct 1972–May 1973
8-Month
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2012
Ties: 1928, 1950
Sep 1972–May 1973
9-Month
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2012
Ties: 1931, 1957
Aug 1972–May 1973
10-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1957, 1972, 1975, 1990, 2005
Jul 1972–May 1973
11-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2012
Ties: 1919, 1947
Jun 1972–May 1973
12-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1929, 1957
Dec 1971–May 1973
18-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2017
Ties: 1913, 1956, 2015
Jun 1971–May 1973
24-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2013
Ties: 1931, 1938, 1945, 1946, 1980
Jun 1970–May 1973
36-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1906
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2022
Ties: 1930, 1938, 1944, 1959, 1982, 1983
Jun 1969–May 1973
48-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2022
Ties: 1961, 1962, 1978, 1981, 1982
Jun 1968–May 1973
60-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1908
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2020, 2022
Ties: 1931, 1939, 1945, 1947, 1979

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/