Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2002
1-Month
28.5°F
(-1.9°C)
28.1°F
(-2.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1989
71st Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1939
Nov–Dec 2002
2-Month
33.8°F
(1.0°C)
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1930, 1985
Oct–Dec 2002
3-Month
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1930, 1967
Sep–Dec 2002
4-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
54th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1932
Aug–Dec 2002
5-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1904
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1975
Jul–Dec 2002
6-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1904
36th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1900, 1952, 1957
Jun–Dec 2002
7-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1904
40th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2021
Ties: 1938
May–Dec 2002
8-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1900, 1930, 1993
Apr–Dec 2002
9-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 2004
Mar–Dec 2002
10-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2021
Ties: 1983, 2004, 2007
Feb–Dec 2002
11-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Ties: 1931, 1973, 2015
Jan–Dec 2002
12-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1904
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2012
Jul 2001–Dec 2002
18-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1904
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2012
Ties: 2010, 2011
Jan 2001–Dec 2002
24-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1905
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 2021
Ties: 2007
Jan 2000–Dec 2002
36-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1905
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Ties: 1953, 2006
Jan 1999–Dec 2002
48-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1907
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2013
Ties: 2008
Jan 1998–Dec 2002
60-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1907
8th Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
Ties: 2015

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 4, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/