MEMORIAL DAY

 

 

 

TRADITIONALLY, MEMORIAL DAY WAS OBSERVED MAY 30TH.  SINCE THE MONDAY HOLIDAY BILL, IT IS OBSERVED ON THE LAST MONDAY IN MAY.

 

THE WARMEST MEMORIAL DAY OCCURRED MAY 29, 2006 WHEN A HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 92 DEGREES WAS RECORDED.  THE RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF 36 DEGREES WAS SET MAY 30, 1961. NORMALLY, THE HIGH AVERAGES NEAR 71 DEGREES AND THE LOW TEMPERATURE AVERAGES AROUND 50.

 

THERE IS ROUGHLY A 35 PERCENT CHANCE OF HAVING PRECIPITATION OF A TRACE OR MORE.  THE MOST RAIN RECEIVED ON MEMORIAL DAY WAS 0.51 INCHES ON MAY 31, 1942.

 

 

 

 

MEMORIAL DAY                       PERIOD OF RECORD: 71 YEARS   (1941‑2012)

 

 

TEMPERATURE DATA

 

 

HIGHEST           92 DEGREES MAY 29, 2006

LOWEST            35 DEGREES MAY 25, 1992

 

LOWEST MAXIMUM       53 DEGREES MAY 28, 1984

HIGHEST MINIMUM       68 DEGREES MAY 27, 1991

 

AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE          72.23

AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE           50.7

 

 

             HIGH TEMPERATURE BY 10 DEGREE RANGES

           

 

                 50S      60S      70S     80S   90S

                   6        24         25        14       3        NUMBER OF

                 8%       34%      35%     20%   4%       OCCURRENCES

 

 

 

PRECIPITATION DATA

 

 

NUMBER OF TIMES WITH MEASURABLE PRECIP                                 20 OR 28%

NUMBER OF TIMES WITH TRACE OR MORE PRECIP                            27 OR 38%

NUMBER OF TIMES WITH NO PRECIP                                                  45 OR 63%

 

PRECIPITATION OF:     

0.01 OR MORE                20 OCCURRENCES

0.50 OR MORE                1 OCCURRENCES

1.00 OR MORE                OCCURRENCES

 

 

MAXIMUM PRECIPITATION........0.51 INCHES ON MAY 31, 1942

 

 

 

  

 

MEMORIAL DAY

 

YEAR   HI         LO        PRECIP             CHARACTER

 

1941     67         42         0.0                    PARTLY CLOUDY

1942     86         60         .51                    PARTLY CLOUDY

1943     75         51         0.0                    CLOUDY

1944     89         60         0.0                    SUNNY

 

1945     66         42         .02                    CLOUDY

1946     62         54         0.0                    SUNNY

1947     60         40         0.0                    MOSTLY SUNNY

1948     71         46         0.0                    MOSTLY SUNNY          

1949     67         37         0.0                    SUNNY

 

1950     73         49         0.0                    MOSTLY SUNNY

1951     77         49         0.0                    SUNNY

1952     67         42         0.0                    SUNNY

1953     54         45         .21                    CLOUDY

1954     74         51         0.0                    SUNNY

 

1955     64         52         TR                    CLOUDY

1956     80         65         .09                    CLOUDY

1957     73         52         0.0                    MOSTLY CLOUDY

1958     74         48         0.0                    PARTLY CLOUDY

1959     77         61         0.0                    MOSTLY CLOUDY       

 

1960     75         53         .23                    CLOUDY

1961     60         36         0.0                    PARTLY CLOUDY

1962     86         64         .34                    CLOUDY, THUNDERSTORM

1963     67         51         0.0                    CLOUDY

1964     66         40         0.0                    SUNNY

 

1965     61         39         0.0                    MOSTLY SUNNY

1966     58         38         TR                    CLOUDY

1967     66         37         0.0                    SUNNY

1968     59         50         TR                    FOG, HAZE, CLOUDY

1969     79         52         0.0                    HAZE, SUNNY

 

1970     83         60         0.0                    SUNNY

1971     76         44         0.0                    SUNNY

 

YEAR      DATE            HI         LO        PRECIP            CHARACTER          (MONDAY HOLIDAY BILL)

 

1972       MAY 29          87         50         0.0                    SUNNY

1973       MAY 28          78         58         .23                    FOG, THUNDERSTORM, CLOUDY

1974       MAY 27          60         43         0.0                    CLOUDY

 

1975      MAY 26           71         49         TR                    CLOUDY

1976      MAY 31           71         60         .17                    FOG, HAZE, MOSTLY CLOUDY

1977      MAY 30           75         46         0.0                    SUNNY

1978      MAY 29           90         62         0.0                    SUNNY

1979      MAY 28           59         46         .12                    HEAVY FOG, CLOUDY

           

 

 

YEAR      DATE            HI          LO        PRECIP           CHARACTER         (MONDAY HOLIDAY BILL)

 

1980      MAY 26          67         49         0.0                    SUNNY

1981       MAY 25          80         62         0.0                    CLOUDY

1982       MAY 31          76         66         .03                    FOG, HAZE, CLOUDY

1983       MAY 30          71         50         .10                    FOG, CLOUDY

1984       MAY 28          53         46         .85                    FOG, CLOUDY

 

1985      MAY 27          67         59         .25                    HEAVY FOG, HAZE, CLOUDY

1986       MAY 26          81         51         0.0                    SUNNY

1987       MAY 25          64         49         0.0                    CLOUDY

1988       MAY 30          89         61         0.0                    PARTLY CLOUDY

1989       MAY 29          77         46         0.0                    SUNNY

 

1990       MAY 28          78         48         0.0                    FOG, SUNNY

1991       MAY 27          76         68         .01                    FOG, CLOUDY

1992       MAY 25          54         35         0.0                    SUNNY

1993       MAY 31          69         51         .41                    FOG, CLOUDY

1994       MAY 30          83         55         0.0                    CLOUDY

 

1995      MAY 29          73         57         0.01                  CLOUDY

1996       MAY 26          64         47         0.0                    CLOUDY

1997       MAY 26          61         37         0.0                    CLOUDY

1998       MAY 25          74         56         0.11                  CLOUDY

1999       MAY 31          87         58         0.0                    HAZE, PARTLY CLOUDY

 

2000       MAY 29          67         48         0.0                    CLOUDY

2001       MAY 28          60         50         0.17                  THUNDERSTORM, CLOUDY

2002       MAY 27          77         44         0.0                    PARTLY CLOUDY

2003       MAY 26          65         48         0.0                    CLOUDY

2004       MAY 31          61         53         0.40                  CLOUDY

 

2005       MAY 30          70         44         0.0                    PARTLY CLOUDY

2006       MAY 29          92         64         0.0                    HAZE, MOSTLY CLOUDY

2007       MAY 28          75         51         0.0                    PARTLY CLOUDY

2008       MAY 26          83         51         0.01                  PARTLY CLOUDY

2009       MAY 25            63         44         0.0                    MOSTLY SUNNY

 

2010       MAY 31            88         57         TR                    LIGHT RAIN

2011       MAY 30            81         64         TR                    LIGHT RAIN

2012       MAY 28            92         59         TR                    PARTLY CLOUDY