Climate at a Glance

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1983

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1983
1-Month
27.4°F
(-2.6°C)
28.1°F
(-2.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1989
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2015
Nov–Dec 1983
2-Month
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2015
Ties: 1907, 1988, 2010
Oct–Dec 1983
3-Month
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2015
Sep–Dec 1983
4-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2015
Ties: 1949, 2008
Aug–Dec 1983
5-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1904
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2015
Ties: 1946
Jul–Dec 1983
6-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1904
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2015
Ties: 1975
Jun–Dec 1983
7-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1904
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2021
Ties: 1959, 1961, 1991, 2008
May–Dec 1983
8-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1917
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 1961, 2008
Apr–Dec 1983
9-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1917
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 2009
Mar–Dec 1983
10-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2021
Ties: 2002, 2004, 2007
Feb–Dec 1983
11-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1917
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Ties: 2008
Jan–Dec 1983
12-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1904
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Ties: 2015, 2019
Jul 1982–Dec 1983
18-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1904
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2012
Jan 1982–Dec 1983
24-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1905
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2021
Ties: 1975, 1985, 1996
Jan 1981–Dec 1983
36-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1905
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2012
Ties: 1986, 1997
Jan 1980–Dec 1983
48-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1907
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2013
Ties: 1934, 1947, 1974, 1988, 1995
Jan 1979–Dec 1983
60-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1907
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2021
Ties: 1931, 1934, 1975, 1984, 1988

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 4, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/