Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1989
1-Month
15.8°F
(-9.0°C)
28.1°F
(-2.2°C)
-12.3°F
(-6.8°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1989
127th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Nov–Dec 1989
2-Month
27.4°F
(-2.6°C)
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
-6.3°F
(-3.5°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1917
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Oct–Dec 1989
3-Month
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.1°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Sep–Dec 1989
4-Month
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Ties: 1926, 1933
Aug–Dec 1989
5-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1904
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Jul–Dec 1989
6-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1904
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Ties: 1910
Jun–Dec 1989
7-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1904
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2021
Ties: 1914
May–Dec 1989
8-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Ties: 1914, 1916
Apr–Dec 1989
9-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2015
Ties: 1925
Mar–Dec 1989
10-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2021
Ties: 1901
Feb–Dec 1989
11-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 1943
Jan–Dec 1989
12-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1904
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 1911, 1976, 1980
Jul 1988–Dec 1989
18-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1904
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 1898, 1900, 1941, 1970, 1972, 1993
Jan 1988–Dec 1989
24-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1905
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2021
Ties: 1913, 1921, 1948, 1956, 1970, 1977, 1981, 1993
Jan 1987–Dec 1989
36-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1905
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 1930, 1956, 1994
Jan 1986–Dec 1989
48-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1907
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2013
Ties: 1930, 1939, 1982
Jan 1985–Dec 1989
60-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1907
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2021
Ties: 1935, 1946, 1947, 1958, 1959, 1961, 1974, 1979

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/