Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1998
1-Month
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
28.1°F
(-2.2°C)
7.5°F
(4.2°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1989
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Nov–Dec 1998
2-Month
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
4.3°F
(2.4°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2015
Oct–Dec 1998
3-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2015
Ties: 1984, 2014
Sep–Dec 1998
4-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1990 2015
Ties: 2016
Aug–Dec 1998
5-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1904
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1990 2015
Jul–Dec 1998
6-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1904
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1990 2015
Ties: 2005
Jun–Dec 1998
7-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
2.2°F
(1.3°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1904
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2021
Ties: 1949
May–Dec 1998
8-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
12th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Apr–Dec 1998
9-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
11th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Mar–Dec 1998
10-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
9th Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
Ties: 2006
Feb–Dec 1998
11-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
3.1°F
(1.8°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 2011
Jan–Dec 1998
12-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1904
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 2010
Jul 1997–Dec 1998
18-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1904
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1991 2012
Ties: 2013
Jan 1997–Dec 1998
24-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1905
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1991 2021
Jan 1996–Dec 1998
36-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1905
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1992 2012
Ties: 1951, 2015
Jan 1995–Dec 1998
48-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1907
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1993 2013
Ties: 1993
Jan 1994–Dec 1998
60-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1907
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2021
Ties: 1954, 1991, 1994, 2004

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/