Nov 12: On this day in 1993, a winter storm moved across the region and produced heavy
amounts of rain and snow. Scottsbluff received 1.46 inches of precipitation, including
2.6 inches of snow, while 9.3 inches of snow fell in Cheyenne. About 6 inches of snow
fell around Wheatland.
On this day in 1989 Scottsbluff reached a high temperature of 80 degrees, the latest 80
degree temperature of any year on record there.
A bitterly cold arctic air mass spread across the region on this day in 1916 and sent
temperatures below zero as well as produced 3-8 inches of snow over many areas.
Nov 13: The 1916 arctic outbreak brought the coldest November temperatures on record so far
with lows on this date including 21 degrees below zero at both Cheyenne and
Scottsbluff, and 25 below zero at Alliance, Nebraska.
Nov 14: A 4 day arctic outbreak released its grip on the region on this day in 1940. Lows from
5 below to 15 below were recorded across the Nebraska panhandle on this day.
Snowfall totals for the 11th through the 14th ranged from 3 to 9 inches across the area.
Nov 15: Cheyenne’s warmest November temperature was set on this day in 1999 with a high
of 75 degrees, with Laramie also recording their warmest temperature for November
with a high of 70 degrees.
Cheyenne recorded its greatest daily temperature change on this day in 1959. After
a high of 56 degrees, a powerful cold front passed and by midnight that night the
temperature had plummeted to 5 below zero, a change of 61 degrees!
Nov 16: A very long standing record was set in Cheyenne on this day in 1875 when a low of
20 degrees below zero was recorded, 138 years ago!
Nov 17: Strong winds swept across the area on this day in 1994 with Cheyenne recording a
peak wind gust of 74 mph.
Nov 18: The latest thunderstorm on record for Cheyenne occurred on this day in 2002 when
a weak storm passed close enough to be heard, though no precipitation was officially
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