Cold Snaps

 

Consecutive days not reaching above freezing (32 degrees):

52 Days: December 30, 1978-February 19, 1979
 
*average high temperature was 16.1 degrees
*did not get above zero once
*1 record low temperature set
   
51 Days: December 25, 1911-February 13, 1912
 
*average high temperature was 11.6 degrees
*did not get above zero on 11 days
*stayed below zero for 4 consecutive days twice (Jan 4-7, and Jan 9-12)
*4 record low temperatures for January
*5 record lowest high temperatures for January
*also coldest January on record...average temperature -1.1 for the month
   
46 Days: January 8-February 22, 1978
 
*average high temperature was 17.3 degrees
*did not get above zero twice
*no daily temperature records were set
   
46 Days: December 25, 1976-February 8, 1977
 
*average high temperature was 14.0 degrees
*did not get above zero 7 times
*1 lowest high temperature record for January
   
41 Days: January 13-February 22, 1936
 
*average high temperature was 8.9 degrees
*did not reach above zero on 9 days
*stayed at or below zero from Feb 15-18, and Jan 22-24
*2 low temperature record for January
*1 low temperature record for February
*4 lowest high temperature records for February
   
41 Days: December 29, 1928-February 4, 1929
 
*average high temperature was 15.4 degrees
*did reach above zero on 4 days
*no daily temperature records were set
   
   
Consecutive days with temperatures not reaching above zero:
   
6 Days: # January 30-February 4, 1996
 
*average high temperature was -5.7 degrees
*3 record low temperatures for February
*1 record low high temperature for February
   
5 Days: February 8-12, 1899
 
*average high temperature was -9.6 degrees
*3 record low temperatures
*2 record low high temperatures

# 6 consecutive days with temperatures not reaching above zero.

 

 

Number of days with the HIGH temperature at or below zero:

 

Number of days with the LOW temperature at or below zero:

 1.

11

1917   1.

50

1985
    1912       1978
3.

9

1963   3.

46

1917
    1936   4.

45

1929
5.

8

1983   5.

43

1963
    1899   6.

40

1977
            1936
        8.

39

1950
        9.

38

1976
            1972
            1970

 


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