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, 1999 WHEN THE TEMPERATURE REACHED 45 DEGREES. THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE RECORDED ON MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY WAS 2 DEGREES ON JANUARY 17, 2000.

NORMALLY, THE HIGH AVERAGES NEAR 29 DEGREES AND THE LOW TEMPERATURE AVERAGES AROUND 18.

 

THERE IS ROUGHLY AN 82 PERCENT CHANCE OF MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION. THE MOST PRECIPITATION RECORDED ON MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY WAS 0.71 INCHES ON JANUARY 20, 1986 WHEN A MIX OF RAIN, SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN OCCURRED.  THE MOST SNOW THAT HAS FALLEN WAS 4.7 INCHES ON JANUARY 17, 2005.

 

  

 

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

 

TEMPERATURE DATA

HIGHEST          45 ON JAN 18, 1999

LOWEST           -7 ON JAN 17, 2011

 

LOWEST MAXIMUM      9 ON JAN 17, 2000

HIGHEST MINIMUM       36 ON JAN 16, 1995

 

AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE          29.6 DEGREES

AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE           17.14 DEGREES

 

HIGH TEMPERATURE BY 10 DEGREE RANGES

SINGLE NUMBERS         TEENS    20S   30S   40S

   1                              3        10                 7     6          NUMBER OF OCCURRENCES

  4%                           12%   38%   27%  23%

 

PRECIPITATION DATA

NUMBER OF TIMES WITH MEASUREABLE                     21 OCCURRENCES OR 82%

NUMBER OF TIMES WITH TRACE OR MORE                  27 OCCURRENCES OR 100%

NUMBER OF TIMES WITH NO PRECIP                            0 OCCURRENCES OR 0%

 

SNOW:      NUMBER OF TIMES WITH A TRACE OR MORE                       23 OR 82%

                 NUMBER OF TIMES WITH SNOW OVER A TRACE                  21 OR 78%

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

                 NUMBER OF TIMES WITH SNOW 5.0 INCHES OR MORE          0  OR 0%

 

MAXIMUM PRECIPITATION:        0.71 ON JAN 20, 1986

 

MAXIMUM SNOW:                      4.7 INCHES ON JAN 17, 2005

 

 

 

 


 

                                                      MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY                      

 

 

DATE               HI         LO        PRECIP                        REMARKS

 

JAN 20 1986                                                     42         30         0.71/0.4                        FOG, GLAZE CLOUDY

JAN 29 1987                                                     34         23         0.01/0.3                        CLOUDY

JAN 18 1988                                                     42         34         0.13/0.0                        FOG, CLOUDY

JAN 16 1989                                                     37         29         0.03/0.8                        CLOUDY

 

JAN 15 1990                                                     43         33         TR/0.0                           CLOUDY

JAN 21 1991                                                     17         5          0.09/3.4                        CLOUDY

JAN 20 1992                                                     23         11         0.09/1.8                        FOG, PARTLY CLOUDY

JAN 18 1993                                                     20         7          0.01/0.4                        SUNNY

JAN 17 1994                                                     29         8          0.05/2.4                        FOG, CLOUDY

 

JAN 16 1995                                                     43        36         0.10/0.0                        GLAZE, CLOUDY

JAN 15 1996                                                      32        5          0.04/1.0                        PARTLY CLOUDY

JAN 20 1997                                                      31        19         0.09/0.9                        CLOUDY

JAN 19 1998                                                     33        15         TR/TR                           SHALLOW FOG, HAZE, CLOUDY

JAN 18 1999                                                     45        32         0.41/0.6                        OVERCAST

 

JAN 17 2000                                                      9         2          0.03/0.9                        BLOWING SNOW, CLOUDY

JAN 15 2001                                                      43        33         0.06/TR                         HAZE, OVERCAST

JAN 21 2002                                                     36        27         0.14/1.5                        BROKEN CLOUDS

JAN 20 2003                                                     20        12         0.21/ 3.8                       FREEZING FOG, BLOWING SNOW, CLOUDY

JAN 19 2004                                                     18        13         0.18/4.5                        HAZE, BLOWING SNOW, CLOUDY

 

JAN 17 2005                                                    19        8          0.19/4.7                        BLOWING SNOW, CLOUDY

JAN 16 2006                                                     22        8          TR/0.2                           CLOUDY

JAN 22 2007                                                     27        19         0.20/2.7                        OVERCAST

JAN 21 2008                                                     22        10         TR/TR                           PARTLY CLOUDY

JAN 19 2009                                                     24        3          TR/0.2                           LIGHT SNOW   

 

JAN 18 2010                                                     37        31         0.02/0.0                        LIGHT RAIN, FREEZING RAIN, FOG

JAN 17 2011                                                     26        -7         TR/MM                          LIGHT SNOW   

JAN 21 2012                                                     27        17         0.11/MM                       LIGHT SNOW