Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1997
1-Month
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
28.1°F
(-2.2°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1989
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2015
Ties: 2016
Nov–Dec 1997
2-Month
34.3°F
(1.3°C)
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2015
Ties: 1978
Oct–Dec 1997
3-Month
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2015
Ties: 1993
Sep–Dec 1997
4-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1917
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2015
Ties: 1895, 1969
Aug–Dec 1997
5-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1904
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2015
Ties: 1939, 1974, 1987, 1988
Jul–Dec 1997
6-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1992 1904
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2015
Ties: 1908, 1951, 1955, 1974
Jun–Dec 1997
7-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1992 1904
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2021
Ties: 1899, 1912, 1927, 1954, 1977
May–Dec 1997
8-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1992 1917
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2015
Ties: 1921, 1954
Apr–Dec 1997
9-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1992 1917
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2015
Ties: 1915, 1927, 1928, 1965, 1966
Mar–Dec 1997
10-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1992 1917
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2021
Ties: 1895, 1911, 1919, 1928, 1965, 1980
Feb–Dec 1997
11-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1917
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
Ties: 1913, 1942, 1996
Jan–Dec 1997
12-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1904
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1941, 1987
Jul 1996–Dec 1997
18-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1904
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1942
Jan 1996–Dec 1997
24-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1905
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2021
Ties: 1930, 1933, 1942, 1957, 1976, 1987, 1988
Jan 1995–Dec 1997
36-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1905
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
Ties: 1983, 1986
Jan 1994–Dec 1997
48-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1907
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2013
Ties: 1931, 1975, 1996
Jan 1993–Dec 1997
60-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1907
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2021
Ties: 1932, 1985, 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 24, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/