Today, with a high/low of 38/32 was the 32nd day in the past six weeks (beginning Nov. 2) to have a diurnal variation of less than ten degrees. During these days the average variation was eight degrees. The average high/low of 47/39 was a few degrees below average.
A breeze out of the northeast, low clouds and periods of drizzle kept the temperature from moving much as just two degree separated the high (40°) and low (38°).
The first snow of the season fell, a dusting of 0.3". It was the only snow to fall in December, and for the rest of the winter just 7.8" more would fall. It was the fourth day in a row of very cold temperatures, with today's high reaching just 29° after a low of 16°.
Rain fell for forty-nine of the past fifty-six hours (between 8PM on 12/10 thru 5AM today), amounting to 3.31".
This was the fourth day in a row with a morning low of 33°.
In the two weeks ending today, no two days had the same high temperature. They ranged between 34° and 63°.
Today's rainfall of 0.95" brought the year's total precipitation over fifty inches for an unprecedented seventh year in a row.
Today's high (67°) and low (55°) both set warm temperature records for the date. And for the second day in a row the day's mean temperature was 23 degrees above average.