Quantcast
Today in New York Weather History: May 21
Today in New York Weather History: May 23

Looking Back at New York Weather: May 22

 

1982

The 0.10" of rain that fell this afternoon was the first on this date since 1970.  It was also a chilly day, seven degrees below average, with a high/low of 60°/53°.

1989

This was the 21st consecutive day in which no high temperature was duplicated.  During this three-week period highs ranged between 53° and 86°, with six days well above average and five days well below average.  

1992

Today's high of 93° was the first 90-degree day of the year, twenty degrees hotter than average.  However, it was bearable because the humidity was very low (and the morning low was a comfortable 60°).  Eight more 90-degree days would follow through late August, half the usual number of hot days.

 

Clipart_femalesun

2000

Although the light showers that fell in the afternoon produced just 0.05" of rain, it was the first rain to fall on this date in 14 years.

2012

The 1.64" of rain that fell in the past two days (1.40" on 5/21, 0.24" this morning), brought the month's total precipitation over four inches, making this the wettest month since October 2011, when six inches was measured.

 

Clip_rainfromcloud

Save

Comments

Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

William

1943 - this was the seventeenth day in a row in which either a trace of rain or a measurable amount (0.01" or more) of it fell. this was the longest such streak on record, a record that still stands. A trace of rain fell on seven of the days and the rain on the other ten days amounted to 4.08", which accounted for all but 0.96" of the month's precipitation.

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been saved. Comments are moderated and will not appear until approved by the author. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Comments are moderated, and will not appear until the author has approved them.

Your Information

(Name and email address are required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)