Which Month is the Coldest in Massachusetts and What is the Average Low Temperature?
Massachusetts residents were treated to some very mild almost summer-like temperatures this fall even through the beginning of November. However, the mild weather was only temporary and now we are feeling the traditional temperatures that Massachusetts is known for this time of year. Nothing lasts forever and it's time to bundle up.
Temperatures During the Winter Months are Usually Downright Frigid in Massachusetts
There's no doubt that winter months are typically cold in Massachusetts if not downright frigid. Thus, we need to bundle up. Sure, we have had some mild winters with warmer-than-usual temperatures but that tends to be a once-in-a-while thing. And if you remember in a previous post, it's been forecast that Massachusetts is going to be frigid this winter. With Massachusetts and much of New England regularly experiencing frigid temperatures during the winter, I became curious and wanted to know the following...
What is the Coldest Month in Massachusetts?
I'm never really sure as I thought the coldest month in Massachusetts could be December, January, or February but according to Wikipedia's 'Climate of Massachusetts' page, the coldest month of the year in Massachusetts is January. The page notes that Massachusetts has an average high temperature of 36 °F or 2.2 °C, and an average low temperature of 22 °F or −5.6 °C. Of course, we all know it can get much colder here in the BayState but it's fun to know that January is top dog when it comes to the coldest month in Massachusetts. Bundle up.