Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2017
1-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1917
79th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Ties: 1963, 1969, 1976
Apr–May 2017
2-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1917
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2010
Ties: 1959, 2004, 2021
Mar–May 2017
3-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1967
47th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Ties: 1938, 1980, 2008, 2019
Feb–May 2017
4-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1907
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Jan–May 2017
5-Month
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
3.5°F
(1.9°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1907
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Dec 2016–May 2017
6-Month
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
35.3°F
(1.8°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1904
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Ties: 1949, 1953
Nov 2016–May 2017
7-Month
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1904, 1905
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Oct 2016–May 2017
8-Month
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1905
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Ties: 1949, 1998
Sep 2016–May 2017
9-Month
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1905
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Aug 2016–May 2017
10-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
3.5°F
(1.9°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1905
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Jul 2016–May 2017
11-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1905
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Jun 2016–May 2017
12-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1904
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2012
Ties: 1991
Dec 2015–May 2017
18-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
4.0°F
(2.2°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1905
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Jun 2015–May 2017
24-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1905
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2013
Ties: 2022
Jun 2014–May 2017
36-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1906
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2014 2022
Ties: 2000
Jun 2013–May 2017
48-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1907
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2022
Ties: 2000, 2009, 2015
Jun 2012–May 2017
60-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1908
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2020, 2022
Ties: 2002, 2010

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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 2, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/