Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1978
1-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2015
Ties: 1919, 2006
Apr–May 1978
2-Month
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2010
Ties: 1948, 1958, 1984, 2020
Mar–May 1978
3-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1967
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1992, 1997
Feb–May 1978
4-Month
37.4°F
(3.0°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1907
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1905, 1914, 1940
Jan–May 1978
5-Month
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1907
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1914, 1967
Dec 1977–May 1978
6-Month
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1901, 1916
Nov 1977–May 1978
7-Month
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1904, 1905
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Oct 1977–May 1978
8-Month
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1905
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1911, 1977
Sep 1977–May 1978
9-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1905
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1948, 1967
Aug 1977–May 1978
10-Month
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1905
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1965, 1967
Jul 1977–May 1978
11-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1905
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1900, 1924, 1967
Jun 1977–May 1978
12-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1904
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1941, 1959
Dec 1976–May 1978
18-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1905
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1900, 1916, 1936, 1968, 1971, 1979
Jun 1976–May 1978
24-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1905
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2013
Jun 1975–May 1978
36-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1906
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2022
Ties: 1921, 1923, 1945, 1948, 1972
Jun 1974–May 1978
48-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1907
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2022
Ties: 1961, 1962, 1973, 1981, 1982
Jun 1973–May 1978
60-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1908
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2020, 2022
Ties: 1935, 1974, 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 3, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/