Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2002
1-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
90th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1984
Apr–May 2002
2-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
36th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2010
Ties: 1931, 1979, 1980, 2014, 2018
Mar–May 2002
3-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1967
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1953
Feb–May 2002
4-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1907
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1998 2012
Ties: 1981
Jan–May 2002
5-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
4.2°F
(2.3°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1907
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1998 2012
Dec 2001–May 2002
6-Month
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
4.8°F
(2.7°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1904
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Nov 2001–May 2002
7-Month
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
4.9°F
(2.7°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1904, 1905
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Oct 2001–May 2002
8-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
4.5°F
(2.5°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1905
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Sep 2001–May 2002
9-Month
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
4.2°F
(2.3°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1905
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Aug 2001–May 2002
10-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
4.2°F
(2.3°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1905
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jul 2001–May 2002
11-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1905
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1991 2012
Ties: 1991, 2022
Jun 2001–May 2002
12-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
3.5°F
(2.0°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1904
5th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Dec 2000–May 2002
18-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1905
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Ties: 2016, 2020
Jun 2000–May 2002
24-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1905
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2013
Jun 1999–May 2002
36-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1906
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2022
Jun 1998–May 2002
48-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1907
9th Warmest Warmest to Date 2022
Jun 1997–May 2002
60-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1908
9th Warmest Warmest to Date 2020, 2022
Ties: 2010, 2017

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 5, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/