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Days below 0°F in New York City1

 

YEAR

DATE

Minimum

Temperature

1994

January 19th

-2

1985

January 21st

-2

1980

December 25th

-1

1977

January 17th

-2

1976

January 23rd

-1

1968

January 9th

-1

1963

February 8th

-2

1961

February 2nd

-2

1943

February 15th

-8

1942

December 21st

-1

1942

December 20th

-4

1936

January 23rd

-3

1935

January 28th

-1

1934

February 10th

-2

1934

February 9th

-15

1934

February 8th

-7

1933

December 30th

-6

1933

December 29th

-3

1927

January 27th

-1

1925

January 28th

-2

1922

February 17th

-2

1920

February 1st

-2

1920

January 31st

-1

1919

December 18th

-1

1918

February 5th

-6

1918

January 4th

-3

1918

January 1st

-4

1917

December 31st

-7

1917

December 30th

-13

1917

December 29th

-6

1914

February 13th

-1

1914

February 12th

-3

1914

January 14th

-5

1914

January 13th

-3

1912

February 11th

-1

1912

January 13th

-3

1904

January 5th

-4

1899

February 11th

-2

1899

February 10th

-6

1899

February 9th

-2

1896

February 17th

-5

1896

January 6th

-2

1895

February 6th

-4

1886

February 5th

-4

1885

February 11th

-2

1884

December 20th

-3

1884

December 19th

-1

1883

December 23rd

-1

1882

January 24th

-6

1881

February 2nd

-3

1880

December 31st

-3

1880

December 30th

-6

1879

January 3rd

-4

1875

January 19th

-1

1875

January 10th

-3

1873

February 24th

-1

1873

January 30th

-1

1871

December 21st

-2

 

 

Days with Single Digit Maxima in New York City1

 

YEAR

DATE

Maximum

Temperature

1985

January 21st

9

1943

February 15th

8

1942

December 20th

8

1934

February 9th

8

1918

February 5th

4

1917

December 31st

6

1917

December 30th

2

1914

January 13th

9

1912

January 13th

8

1899

February 12th

9

1899

February 11th

9

1899

February 10th

7

1896

February 17th

7

1895

February 8th

8

1886

February 5th

7

1886

January 12th

8

1884

December 20th

7

1882

January 24th

6

1881

February 2nd

9

1880

December 30th

4

1879

January 3rd

7

 




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Summary Statistics

 

All-time Minimum Temperature

-15°F – February 9th, 1934

Most Consecutive sub-0°F Days

4 – Dec-Jan 1917-18

Most Consecutive Days with Max 32°F or Below

16 – Jan-Feb 1961

Month with Most sub-0°F Days

February (20)

Winter with Most sub-0°F Days

1914 (4)

Earliest 32°F in Season

 October 15th (1876)

Earliest 0°F in Season

December 18th (1919)

Latest 0°F in Season

February 24th (1873)

Latest 32°F in Season

May 6th (1891)

All-time Coldest Maximum Temperature

2°F – December 30th, 1917

 

 

 

 

Coldest Winters in New York City

 

Year

December, January & February Average Temperature

1917-18

25.7

1880-81

26.6

1919-20

27.4

1903-04

27.4

1874-75

27.6

1904-05

28.1

1935-36

28.3

1872-73

28.3

1892-93

28.4

1876-77

28.5

1884-85

28.6

1887-88

28.7

1882-83

28.7

 

 


NOTES:

 

1 At New York City's Official Weather Station



Updated through - March 23, 2010





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