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Today in New York Weather History: December 6
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Today in New York Weather History: December 7

 

1914

A cold rain fell (1.81") on a day that had a high/low of 36°/32°. 

1926

This was the sixth day in a row with a low in the teens.  And at 10° (a record), today's was the coldest reading of these days.

1941

What became known as Pearl Harbor Day was clear and cold in New York, with a high/low of 36°/26°.  Gusty winds made it feel even colder (in the upper teens).

 

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1976

The 1.32" of rain that fell today (mostly between 8 AM and noon) accounted for more than half of the month's precipitation - and was nearly four times greater than November's total precipitation (0.34").  Today's high of 55° was the mildest reading of the month.

1982

Although today was noticeably chillier than the previous three days, which had highs in the 60s and 70s, the high/low of 52°/44° made this the eighth day in a row with a mean temperature that was ten degrees or more above average. 

1998

Today's high of 75° was a whopping twenty-eight degrees above average and set an all-time high for the month of December.  It came just three days after a high of 74° and was the tenth consecutive day in which the high temperature was 60° or warmer.

 

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2005

Today's high was 32°, the first daily maximum temperature of freezing or below this winter.

2011

Today's rainfall of more than one inch brought the year's total precipitation past 70 inches - more than 20 inches above a typical year.  

2013

For the second year in a row 0.14" of rain fell on this date.

 

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