MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY

 

 

OBSERVANCE OF MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY BEGAN IN 1986 AND IS CELEBRATED ON THE THIRD MONDAY OF JANUARY.

 

THE WARMEST HIGH TEMPERATURE ON MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY OCCURRED JANUARY 18, 1988 AND JANUARY 18, 1999 WHEN THE TEMPERATURE REACHED 45 DEGREES. THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE RECORDED ON MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY WAS ZERO ON JANUARY 17, 2000.

NORMALLY, THE HIGH AVERAGES NEAR 29 DEGREES AND THE LOW TEMPERATURE AVERAGES AROUND 20.

 

THERE IS ROUGHLY A 75 PERCENT CHANCE OF MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION. THE MOST PRECIPITATION RECORDED ON MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY WAS 0.70 INCHES ON JANUARY 20, 1986 WHEN A MIX OF RAIN, SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN OCCURRED.  THE MOST SNOW THAT HAS FALLEN WAS 4.8 INCHES ON JANUARY 19, 1987.

 

 

MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY                 PERIOD OF RECORD: 26 YEARS         (1986-2012)

 

TEMPERATURE DATA

HIGHEST          45 ON JAN 18, 1988 AND JAN 18, 1999

LOWEST           0 ON JAN 17, 2000

 

LOWEST MAXIMUM      7 ON JAN 17, 2000

HIGHEST MINIMUM       35 ON JAN 18, 1988

 

AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE          28.7 DEGREES

AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE           18.5 DEGREES

 

HIGH TEMPERATURE BY 10 DEGREE RANGES

SINGLE NUMBERS         TEENS    20S   30S   40S

1                            4           11         6          5         NUMBER OF OCCURRENCES

4%                         15%      42%    23%    19%

 

PRECIPITATION DATA

NUMBER OF TIMES WITH MEASUREABLE                     16 OCCURRENCES OR 60%

NUMBER OF TIMES WITH TRACE OR MORE                  19 OCCURRENCES OR 73%

NUMBER OF TIMES WITH NO PRECIP                            2   OCCURRENCES OR 8%

 

SNOW:      NUMBER OF TIMES WITH A TRACE OR MORE                       20 OR 69%

                 NUMBER OF TIMES WITH SNOW OVER A TRACE                  15 OR 56%

                 NUMBER OF TIMES WITH SNOW 1.0 INCH OR MORE              8 OR 34%

                 NUMBER OF TIMES WITH SNOW 5.0 INCHES OR MORE          1 OR 4%

 

MAXIMUM PRECIPITATION:        0.90 ON JAN 15, 2001, JAN 22, 2007

 

MAXIMUM SNOW:                      7.1 INCHES ON JAN 17, 1994

 

 

 

 
 

                                                      MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY                      

 

 

DATE               HI         LO        PRECIP                        REMARKS

 

JAN 20 1986                                                     39         30         0.70/0.3            RAIN MIXING WITH SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN

JAN 29 1987                                                     29         21         0.48/4.8            CLOUDY.  SNOW BEGINNING ABOUT NOON

JAN 18 1988                                                     45         35         0.40/TR             RAIN ALL DAY MIXED WITH SNOW AT TIMES            

JAN 16 1989                                                     36         29         0.03/0.2            EARLY MORNING FREEZING RAIN AND SNOW

 

JAN 15 1990                                                     41         34         0.02                  MOSTLY CLOUDY.  EARLY MORNING SHOWERS

JAN 21 1991                                                     19           6        0.03/0.8            LIGHT SNOW THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON

JAN 20 1992                                                     21         22         0.24/4.5            SNOW THROUGHOUT THE DAY

JAN 18 1993                                                     25         12         0.00                  A FEW MORNING CLOUDS THEN SUNNY

JAN 17 1994                                                     28         10         0.47/7.1            WINDY WITH RECORD SNOWFALL

 

JAN 16 1995                                                     40         33         0.18/TR             CLOUDY WITH DRIZZLE ALL DAY

JAN 15 1996                                                     27           7        TR /0.1              MOSTLY CLOUDY, AFTERNOON FLURRIES

JAN 20 1997                                                     30         23         0.07/1.0            CLOUDY, LIGHT SNOW ALL DAY

JAN 19 1998                                                     30         23         0.03/1.1            MOSTLY CLOUDY, FLURRIES, LATE NIGHT SNOW

JAN 18 1999                                                     45         31         0.47/2.1            CLOUDY, SNOW

 

JAN 17 2000                                                      7           0          TR/ TR                        PARTLY SUNNY

JAN 15 2001                                                     42         33         0.09/0.2            RAIN CHANGED TO SNOW LATE

JAN 21 2002                                                     35         26         0.16/1.7            CLOUDY. MORNING/EARLY AFTERNOON SNOW

JAN 20 2003                                                     21         9         0.08/2.4            VARIABLE CLOUDS. MORNING SNOW

JAN 19 2004                                                     17         12         0.00                  PARTLY SUNNY

 

JAN 17 2005                                                     18         8         0.07/2.2            EARLY AM SNOW, CLEARING, EVENING SNOW

JAN 16 2006                                                     24         12         0.00                  PARTLY SUNNY

JAN 22 2007                                                     25         20         0.9/1                 CLOUDY, SNOW

JAN 21 2008                                                     21         8          0.10/3.0            PARTLY CLOUDY, SNOW

JAN 19 2009                                                     19         12         0.03/0.9            LIGHT SNOW

 

JAN 18 2010                                                     36         27         TR/0.0               SNOW

JAN 17 2011                                                     26         -1         TR/MM              LIGHT SNOW

JAN 21 2012                                                     27         17         0.10/MM           LIGHT SNOW, FOG