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Today in New York Weather History: October 11
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Today in New York Weather History: October 12

 

1928

Today's high of 86°, a record, was the warmest reading in six weeks (since the year's last 90-degree temperature, on 8/30).

1970

For the fifth morning in a row the low temperature was a mild 61° - nine degrees above average.  The afternoon highs during these days, however, were all different (ranging between 71° to 79°).  This streak came one month after four mornings in a row had lows of 58°.

 

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1979

Rain fell during nine of the past fourteen days, amounting to 4.45" - but then rain fell on only one other occasion for the rest of the month.

 

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1992

This was 15th day in a row in which no low temperature was duplicated.  During these days the lows ranged from 39° (16 degrees below average) to 60° (eight above). 

2002

Rain fell for 51 consecutive hours, beginning the night of the 10th and continuing until 10:00 tonight.  In total, 4.51" fell, with 1.06" measured today.  

2005

Four days after 4.26" of rain fell, the very same amount flooded the area today.  Today's rainfall was a record for the date.

2011

A thundershower between 11:30 PM and midnight dumped 0.43" of rain.  (It actually occurred between 12:30-1:00 AM on 10/13, but the National Weather Service uses Standard Time all year round, which occasionally results in this type of peculiarity during Daylight Saving Time.) 

 

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2018

After the first eleven days of the month averaged a very mild high/low of 75°/65° (ten degrees above average), fall weather finally arrived as a cold front pushed out the remnants of hurricane Michael early in the morning, and the temperature dropped from 68° shortly after midnight to 51° twenty-four hours later (the chilliest reading since June 3 and 4).

2020

Moisture from the remnants of hurricane Delta moved into the area and produced a steady, but light, all-day rain that amounted to nearly one inch (0.96"); an additional 0.34" fell the following day.  Winds out of the northeast, gusting between 25-30 mph, kept the temperature unseasonably cool.  The high of 57° (shortly after midnight) was the first maximum reading in the 50s since 5/9.  

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