Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1979
1-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2015
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2010
Ties: 1931, 1980, 2002, 2014, 2018
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
2.3°F
(1.2°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1967
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1973, 2011
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1907
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1896, 1913, 1918, 1937, 1968
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1907
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1897
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1925, 1938, 1990
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904, 1905
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1928, 1990, 2001
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1905
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1972
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1905
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1993
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1905
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1925, 2014
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1905
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1902, 1925, 2003
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1902, 1922, 1944, 1981
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1905
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Ties: 1900, 1916, 1936, 1968, 1971, 1978
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1905
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2013
Ties: 1899, 1900, 1915, 1925, 1968, 1971
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1906
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2022
Ties: 1913
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1907
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2022
Ties: 1922, 1938, 1940, 1946, 1959, 1972
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1908
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2020, 2022
Ties: 1931, 1939, 1945, 1947, 1973

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 2, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/