Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1986
1-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 1989, 2021
Apr–May 1986
2-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2010
Ties: 1921, 1981, 2009
Mar–May 1986
3-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1967
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1910, 2004
Feb–May 1986
4-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1907
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Jan–May 1986
5-Month
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1907
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2012
Dec 1985–May 1986
6-Month
36.4°F
(2.4°C)
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1904
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1903, 1980, 1987, 2004
Nov 1985–May 1986
7-Month
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1904, 1905
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1903, 1955, 1957, 1973, 2008, 2009
Oct 1985–May 1986
8-Month
38.9°F
(3.8°C)
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1905
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1919, 2019
Sep 1985–May 1986
9-Month
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1905
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Aug 1985–May 1986
10-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1905
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1913, 1980
Jul 1985–May 1986
11-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1905
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1913, 1950
Jun 1985–May 1986
12-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1904
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1931, 1955, 1962, 1989
Dec 1984–May 1986
18-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1905
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2017
Ties: 1951
Jun 1984–May 1986
24-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1905
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2013
Ties: 1996
Jun 1983–May 1986
36-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1906
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2022
Ties: 1932, 1997
Jun 1982–May 1986
48-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1907
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2022
Ties: 1993, 2006
Jun 1981–May 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, 2022
Ties: 1950

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 30, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/