Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1973
1-Month
71.5°F
(21.9°C)
67.5°F
(19.7°C)
4.0°F
(2.2°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1903
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2022
Ties: 2003, 2012
Jul–Aug 1973
2-Month
71.2°F
(21.8°C)
68.7°F
(20.4°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1903
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2022
Ties: 2003
Jun–Aug 1973
3-Month
69.9°F
(21.1°C)
67.2°F
(19.6°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1903
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2020
Ties: 1999
May–Aug 1973
4-Month
66.0°F
(18.9°C)
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1903
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2022
Ties: 1988, 2001, 2006
Apr–Aug 1973
5-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2010
Ties: 1994, 2005
Mar–Aug 1973
6-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1926
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2010
Feb–Aug 1973
7-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Jan–Aug 1973
8-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2012
Dec 1972–Aug 1973
9-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904, 1907
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2012
Ties: 1983
Nov 1972–Aug 1973
10-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1904
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2012
Ties: 1951, 2019
Oct 1972–Aug 1973
11-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1942, 1980
Sep 1972–Aug 1973
12-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Mar 1972–Aug 1973
18-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1918
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1913, 1919, 1945, 1969, 1987
Sep 1971–Aug 1973
24-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2013
Ties: 1975, 1986
Sep 1970–Aug 1973
36-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1905, 1906
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2022
Ties: 1957, 1960, 1977, 1981
Sep 1969–Aug 1973
48-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2013
Ties: 1935, 1948
Sep 1968–Aug 1973
60-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907, 1908
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2022
Ties: 1931, 1945, 1946, 1947, 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 September 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/