Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1990

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1990
1-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1974 1917
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2015
Ties: 1925, 1928, 1974
Apr–May 1990
2-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2010
Ties: 1913, 1914
Mar–May 1990
3-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1967
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2012
Ties: 1954, 1974, 2007
Feb–May 1990
4-Month
41.4°F
(5.2°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1907
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1910, 1983
Jan–May 1990
5-Month
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1907
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2012
Dec 1989–May 1990
6-Month
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1904
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2012
Ties: 1925, 1938, 1979
Nov 1989–May 1990
7-Month
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1904, 1905
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2012
Ties: 1928, 1979, 2001
Oct 1989–May 1990
8-Month
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1905
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2012
Ties: 1945, 1989, 2001
Sep 1989–May 1990
9-Month
40.6°F
(4.8°C)
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1905
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1929, 1930, 1945, 1950, 1972
Aug 1989–May 1990
10-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1905
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2012
Ties: 1957, 1972, 1973, 1975, 2005
Jul 1989–May 1990
11-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1905
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2012
Ties: 1931, 1975, 2005, 2014
Jun 1989–May 1990
12-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1904
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2012
Ties: 1937, 1947, 1972
Dec 1988–May 1990
18-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1905
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2017
Ties: 1949, 1975, 1989
Jun 1988–May 1990
24-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1905
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2013
Ties: 1958, 2004
Jun 1987–May 1990
36-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1906
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2022
Ties: 1934, 1984, 2005
Jun 1986–May 1990
48-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1907
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2022
Ties: 1931, 1947, 1958, 1983, 1984, 1996
Jun 1985–May 1990
60-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1908
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2020, 2022
Ties: 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 7, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/