Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1986
1-Month
36.6°F
(2.6°C)
34.2°F
(1.2°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1916
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1919, 1953, 2004
Feb–Mar 1986
2-Month
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
29.6°F
(-1.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 2015
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Jan–Mar 1986
3-Month
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
27.8°F
(-2.3°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1904
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2012
Dec 1985–Mar 1986
4-Month
28.4°F
(-2.0°C)
27.9°F
(-2.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1904
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1909, 1924, 1938
Nov 1985–Mar 1986
5-Month
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
30.1°F
(-1.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1918
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1955, 1988, 2009
Oct 1985–Mar 1986
6-Month
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
33.4°F
(0.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1918
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1960
Sep 1985–Mar 1986
7-Month
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1918
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1984
Aug 1985–Mar 1986
8-Month
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1904, 1905, 1918
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1928, 1989, 1990, 2005
Jul 1985–Mar 1986
9-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1904, 1905
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1928, 1937, 1945, 1990
Jun 1985–Mar 1986
10-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1904
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1919, 1938, 1946, 1955, 1973, 1975, 1988
May 1985–Mar 1986
11-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1918
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1939, 1988
Apr 1985–Mar 1986
12-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1918
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1921, 1990, 2004
Oct 1984–Mar 1986
18-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1905
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2013
Ties: 2001
Apr 1984–Mar 1986
24-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1905
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2013
Ties: 1952
Apr 1983–Mar 1986
36-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1906
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2013
Ties: 1950, 1956
Apr 1982–Mar 1986
48-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1907
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2013, 2019, 2022
Ties: 1933, 1951, 1997
Apr 1981–Mar 1986
60-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1908
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2020
Ties: 1958, 1976

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/