First White Thanksgiving Recorded at WFO JKL

After starting the day with low temperatures near records, highs will reach the mid 30s to lower 40s today, which is around 15 degrees below normal. Snow was on the ground in many areas this morning. How does this compare to past Thanksgiving Days?

Looking back at weather statistics for the Jackson Weather Office on Thanksgiving Day :

Warmest Thanksgiving: 73 degrees in 2010 

Coldest Thanksgiving: 16 degrees in 2013

Wettest Thanksgiving: 0.92 inches in 1985

Snowiest Thanksgiving: 0.1 inch in 2004

Since 1981...14 Thanksgivings have seen precipitation...with 3 Thanksgivings measuring snow fall. Snow has been on the ground at 7 am (7 am is the time that snow depth is recorded for the calendar day) on two Thanksgivings. The greatest Snow Depth is one inch recorded this year. The previous record had been a Trace back in 1989.

Here's a more detailed chart of weather statistics for Thanksgivings at Jackson Kentucky since 1981:

Date

High

Low

Precipitation

Snow Fall

Snow Depth

November 26, 1981

67

42

0.00

0.0

0

November 25, 1982

41

23

0.00

0.0

0

November 24, 1983

59

30

0.01

0.0

0

November 22, 1984

42

20

0.00

0.0

0

November 28, 1985

61

47

0.92

0.0

0

November 27, 1986

44

42

0.02

0.0

0

November 26, 1987

69

50

0.04

0.0

0

November 24, 1988

60

35

0.00

0.0

0

November 23, 1989

35

24

T

T

T

November 22, 1990

63

53

0.55

0.0

0

November 28, 1991

67

46

0.00

0.0

0

November 26, 1992

60

39

0.00

0.0

0

November 25, 1993

66

48

0.00

0.0

0

November 24, 1994

56

26

0.00

0.0

0

November 23, 1995

46

35

0.35

0.0

0

November 28, 1996

44

24

0.00

0.0

0

November 27, 1997

57

37

0.00

0.0

0

November 26, 1998

61

43

T

0.0

0

November 25, 1999

45

42

0.87

0.0

0

November 23, 2000

48

25

0.00

0.0

0

November 22, 2001

61

39

0.00

0.0

0

November 28, 2002

31

21

0.00

0.0

0

November 27, 2003

55

46

0.21

0.0

0

November 25, 2004

54

32

0.08

0.1

0

November 24, 2005

52

23

0.00

0.0

0

November 23, 2006

57

33

0.00

0.0

0

November 22, 2007

64

36

0.24

0.0

0

November 27, 2008

57

33

0.00

0.0

0

November 26, 2009

48

35

0.01

T

0

November 25, 2010

73

50

0.23

0.0

0

November 24, 2011

57

38

0.00

0.0

0

November 22, 2012

67

42

0.00

0.0

0

November 28, 2013

 

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