Half of today's 0.90" of rain fell between 7-8PM. The remaining rain fell over ten hours. Also, between 11/18 and today, each day's high temperature was above the previous day's, warming from 38 (14 degrees below average) to today's 57 degrees (seven above).
It was Thanksgiving Day and very cold air moved in later in the afternoon, slicing the the temperature in half, from 49 degrees to 24 by midnight. Light showers fell before and after the Macy's parade. (To read more weather highlights of other Thanksgiving holidays doubleclick here.)
This morning low of 26 degrees was the coldest reading of the month and came two days after the month's mildest reading (66 degrees).
Arctic air moved in overnight and temperatures were below freezing all day, making this a cold day even by the standards of mid-winter. Today's high/low of 30/23, eighteen degrees below average, was the coldest November day in five years. Howling winds throughout the day of 25-40 MPH made it feel like it was between 10 and 20 degrees.