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Today in New York Weather History: September 14
Today in New York Weather History: September 16

Today in New York Weather History: September 15

 

1914 (Tuesday)

The average high/low of the past eight days was an unseasonably cool 68°/51°, nearly ten degrees below average.  This cool period wasn't associated with wet weather, as just 0.01" of rain fell.

1933 (Friday)

Yesterday's soaking, all-day rain, which totaled 2.86", continued unabated today and flooded the City with an additional 4.16" (the heaviest rain ended later in the afternoon) - and the rain would continue as showers through midday on 9/16.  The day was also very chilly, with temperatures mostly in the mid-50s, nearly 20 degrees below average.

 

Pouring rain  

 

1947 (Monday)

This was the fifth day in a row with a low in the 70s.  Ranging from 72° to 74°, the average low during these days was 73°, eleven degrees above average (and what you'd expect during a heat wave in July or August).  Highs during these days ranged from 85° to 89°.

 

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1970 (Tuesday)

For the fourth day in a row the low temperature was 58°, four degrees below average.  Each day, however, had a different afternoon high.

1993 (Wednesday)

Today was the year's 39th, and last, day with a high of 90+, tying 1991 for the most hot days in one year.  However, this year's hot days were more concentrated, occurring in a span of 128 days (between May 11 and Sept. 15) while 1991's occurred over the course of 163 days (April 8 - Sept. 17).

 

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2007 (Saturday)

Early morning showers between 3-6 AM amounted to 0.08", making this the sixth year in a row in which rain fell on this date (and in eight of the past nine years).

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William

1947 and 2022 are the only two Septembers where the first fifteen days (or half) of the month had no reading of 61° or colder.

William

1947 and 2022 are the only two Septembers with no reading of 61° or colder in the first half of the month.

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