Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1981
1-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 1982
Apr–May 1981
2-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2010
Ties: 1921, 1986, 2009
Mar–May 1981
3-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1967
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2012
Ties: 1902, 1936, 1949, 1999
Feb–May 1981
4-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1907
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2012
Ties: 2002
Jan–May 1981
5-Month
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1907
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1925, 2009
Dec 1980–May 1981
6-Month
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1906, 1915
Nov 1980–May 1981
7-Month
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1904, 1905
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1939
Oct 1980–May 1981
8-Month
37.1°F
(2.8°C)
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1905
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1936, 1944, 1965, 1966
Sep 1980–May 1981
9-Month
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1905
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1924
Aug 1980–May 1981
10-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1905
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1915, 1987, 2015
Jul 1980–May 1981
11-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1905
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1903, 1928, 1930, 1946
Jun 1980–May 1981
12-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1904
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1902, 1922, 1944, 1979
Dec 1979–May 1981
18-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1905
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2017
Ties: 1939, 1946, 1947, 1987
Jun 1979–May 1981
24-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1905
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2013
Ties: 1989, 1997, 2015
Jun 1978–May 1981
36-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1906
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2022
Ties: 1939, 1946, 1962, 1977, 1988, 1989
Jun 1977–May 1981
48-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1907
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2022
Ties: 1961, 1962, 1973, 1978, 1982
Jun 1976–May 1981
60-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1908
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2020, 2022
Ties: 1925, 1940, 1982

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/