Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1987
1-Month
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
34.2°F
(1.2°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1916
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Feb–Mar 1987
2-Month
30.4°F
(-0.9°C)
29.7°F
(-1.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 2015
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 2011
Jan–Mar 1987
3-Month
28.1°F
(-2.2°C)
27.8°F
(-2.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1904
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1928
Dec 1986–Mar 1987
4-Month
28.9°F
(-1.7°C)
27.9°F
(-2.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1904
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1903, 1930
Nov 1986–Mar 1987
5-Month
30.5°F
(-0.8°C)
30.1°F
(-1.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1918
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1967
Oct 1986–Mar 1987
6-Month
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
33.5°F
(0.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1918
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1930
Sep 1986–Mar 1987
7-Month
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1918
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1915, 2001
Aug 1986–Mar 1987
8-Month
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1904, 1905, 1918
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1901, 1910, 1996
Jul 1986–Mar 1987
9-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1904, 1905
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1924
Jun 1986–Mar 1987
10-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1904
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1900, 1903, 1914, 1979
May 1986–Mar 1987
11-Month
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1918
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1897, 1901, 1902, 1922, 1924, 1969, 1994
Apr 1986–Mar 1987
12-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1918
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1898, 1929, 1964, 1966, 1969, 1971, 1996
Oct 1985–Mar 1987
18-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1905
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2013
Ties: 1960, 1981
Apr 1985–Mar 1987
24-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1905
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2013
Ties: 1931, 1956, 1958, 1972, 1980, 2015
Apr 1984–Mar 1987
36-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1906
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2013
Ties: 1934, 1949
Apr 1983–Mar 1987
48-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1907
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2013, 2019, 2022
Ties: 1932, 1976, 1985
Apr 1982–Mar 1987
60-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1908
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2020
Ties: 1933, 1950, 1951, 1991, 1994

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/