Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, August 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 2003
1-Month
71.5°F
(21.9°C)
67.5°F
(19.7°C)
4.0°F
(2.2°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1903
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2022
Ties: 1973, 2012
Jul–Aug 2003
2-Month
71.2°F
(21.8°C)
68.6°F
(20.3°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1903
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2022
Ties: 1973
Jun–Aug 2003
3-Month
68.8°F
(20.4°C)
67.2°F
(19.6°C)
1.6°F
(0.8°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1903
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2020
Ties: 1937, 1944, 2001
May–Aug 2003
4-Month
65.2°F
(18.4°C)
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1903
45th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2022
Apr–Aug 2003
5-Month
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1907
68th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2010
Ties: 1899, 1908, 1945, 1951
Mar–Aug 2003
6-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1926
59th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2010
Ties: 1898, 1922, 1969
Feb–Aug 2003
7-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1992 1907
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1941
Jan–Aug 2003
8-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1907
96th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1900, 1963, 1968
Dec 2002–Aug 2003
9-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1904, 1907
89th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1972
Nov 2002–Aug 2003
10-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1904
95th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1909, 1922, 1962
Oct 2002–Aug 2003
11-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1905
98th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1896, 1941, 1946, 1965, 1968
Sep 2002–Aug 2003
12-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1905
84th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1909, 1946, 1964, 1996
Mar 2002–Aug 2003
18-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1918
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1930, 1939, 1946, 1951, 1975, 1985, 1997
Sep 2001–Aug 2003
24-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1905
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2013
Ties: 1950
Sep 2000–Aug 2003
36-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1905, 1906
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2022
Ties: 1993
Sep 1999–Aug 2003
48-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1907
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2013
Ties: 1952, 1954, 1955, 1999
Sep 1998–Aug 2003
60-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1907, 1908
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2022
Ties: 2001, 2008, 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 3, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/