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Today in New York Weather History: October 26

Today in New York Weather History: October 25

 

1980

1.76" of rain fell today, with 1.15" of it falling between 10AM-1PM.

1991

Today's high temperature and those of the past two days: 72°-71°-70° (today) - well above the average high of 61°.

2005

In less than three weeks (Oct. 8-25) nearly 17 inches of rain fell, making this the wettest October on record (and, at the time, the second rainiest month overall; it's since dropped to third).  During these two-and-a-half weeks of deluges, seven days received an inch or more of rain.  In stark contrast, September had just 0.48" of rain, making it the driest September since 1963.

 

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2007

Today's high was 57°, the first day this autumn with a high temperature below 60° - the latest date for this occurrence in the 1970-2021 period (average date is Oct. 7).  This balanced the 8/21 high of 59°, which was just the second time a high cooler than 60° occurred in the month of August.

2008

Mostly light rain fell between 4-9 PM, but then 0.62" fell in the hour between 9-10 PM.

2011

This was the third day in a row with a morning low of 50°.  Although the high temperatures on these days weren't identical, they were somewhat similar: 59°, 61° and 62°.

 

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William

2021 - today’s high of 73° was the last 70° day of the year. this was the earliest date for this occurrence since 2012, when the last 70° day was on October fifteenth. just like today, Oct. 15 of 2012 was also a Monday. this broke a string of six years (from 2015 to 2020 inclusive) which had their last 70° day on or after November first. on average, the last 70° day of the year usually happens within the first week of November.

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