With a high of only 32° (twenty-two degrees below average), today became the earliest date on record with a high of 32° or colder (a mark that still stands). The previous earliest date was 11/15 in 1933. Winds gusting between 25-30 mph produced wind chills in the teens.
Today, with a high of 61°, was the seventh day in a row in which the high temperature was between 60° and 62°, seven degrees above average. (In October 2021 there would be 12 days in a row with lows in the 60°-62° range.)
The morning low of 32° was the first reading of 32° or colder this fall, ten degrees colder than average.
The NYC Marathon was held today, the latest date the race has ever been run. Despite the date, it was very mild, with a high/low of 72°/54° - 15 degrees warmer than average. (The following day the high soared to 80°.)
A cold rain fell throughout the day, amounting to 0.66". The high/low was only 38°/32°, thirteen degrees below average. At times the rain was mixed with snow and ice pellets, but there was no accumulation.
Today, under clear skies along with windy conditions, was the first day this month with a below-average mean temperature (high/low of 49°/42°, two degrees below average). Also, today's high of 49° was the first day since 4/9 with a high temperature chiller than 50°.