Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2008

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2008
1-Month
31.4°F
(-0.3°C)
28.1°F
(-2.2°C)
3.3°F
(1.9°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 2007 1989
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2015
Ties: 2003
Nov–Dec 2008
2-Month
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 2007 1917
37th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2015
Ties: 1895, 1928, 1996
Oct–Dec 2008
3-Month
40.1°F
(4.5°C)
39.1°F
(3.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2015
Ties: 2010, 2018, 2019
Sep–Dec 2008
4-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1917
40th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2015
Ties: 1949, 1983
Aug–Dec 2008
5-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 2000 1904
47th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2015
Ties: 1928
Jul–Dec 2008
6-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1904
40th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2015
Ties: 1941
Jun–Dec 2008
7-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1904
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2021
Ties: 1959, 1961, 1983, 1991
May–Dec 2008
8-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1917
34th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2015
Ties: 1961, 1983
Apr–Dec 2008
9-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2015
Ties: 1979
Mar–Dec 2008
10-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2021
Ties: 1946, 2014
Feb–Dec 2008
11-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 2007 1917
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2012
Ties: 1983
Jan–Dec 2008
12-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2007 1904
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2012
Jul 2007–Dec 2008
18-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2005 1904
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Ties: 2015
Jan 2007–Dec 2008
24-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2005 1905
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2021
Jan 2006–Dec 2008
36-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2007 1905
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Jan 2005–Dec 2008
48-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2007 1907
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2013
Ties: 2002
Jan 2004–Dec 2008
60-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2007 1907
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2021
Ties: 1953, 2003, 2009

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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 24, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/