ST. PATRICK'S DAY

 

 

THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE EVER RECORDED IN ROCHESTER ON ST. PATRICK'S DAY WAS 70 DEGREES IN 1945.  THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE WAS RECORDED IN 1956 WHEN THE MERCURY DIPPED TO 6 DEGREES.  NORMALLY, THE HIGH AVERAGES AROUND 38 DEGREES AND THE LOW NEAR 24.

 

THERE HAS BEEN PRECIPITATION OF A TRACE OR MORE ON 51 OF THE PAST 68 ST. PATRICK'S DAYS.  IT HAS SNOWED ON 41 OF THE PAST 68 YEARS.

 


 

 

 

ST. PATRICK'S DAY     MARCH 17      PERIOD OF RECORD:  71YEARS    (1941‑2012)

 

TEMPERATURE DATA

 

HIGHEST     70 DEGREES IN 1945

LOWEST       6 DEGREES IN 1956

 

LOWEST MAXIMUM     18 DEGREES IN 1967

HIGHEST MINIMUM      44 DEGREES IN 1980

 

AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE        40.6 DEGREES

AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE        24.7 DEGREES

 

            HIGH TEMPERATURE BY 10 DEGREE RANGES

          

             TEENS   20S   30S   40S   50S   60S    70S

                1           10      20     25     9      4        1         NUMBER OF

 1%        14%    28%  35% 13%  6%        1%    OCCURRENCES

 

 

PRECIPITATION DATA

 

NUMBER OF TIMES WITH MEASURABLE                                  34 OCCURRENCES OR 48%

NUMBER OF TIMES WITH A TRACE OR MORE                          51 OCCURRENCES OR 72%

NUMBER OF TIMES WITH NO PRECIP                                       19OCCURRENCES OR 27%

 

SNOWFALL:                                                                                         NUMBER OF TIMES WITH A TRACE OR MORE 41

                                                                                                            NUMBER OF TIMES WITH OVER A TRACE                    28        

            NUMBER OF TIMES WITH 1.0 INCH OR MORE               15        

            NUMBER OF TIMES WITH 5.0 INCHES OR MORE          4        

 

MAXIMUM PRECIPITATION:   1.18 INCHES IN 1973

 

MAXIMUM SNOWFALL:   10.4 INCHES IN 1974

 

 

 

 *2012 HAS NO DATA*

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                  ST. PATRICK'S DAY

 

YEAR   HI                                             LO        PRECIP            REMARKS

 

1941                                                     25         7          .02/0.3              PARTLY CLOUDY

1942     57         30         .38/0.0              PARTLY CLOUDY                                

1943                                                     56         34         .01/0.0              CLEAR

1944                                                     45         31         .01/0.1              CLOUDY

 

1945                                                     70         43         .15/0.0              CLOUDY

1946                                                     54         40         TR/0.0               PARTLY CLOUDY

1947                                                     30         19         TR/0.1               MOSTLY CLOUDY

1948                                                     36         26         TR/TR               CLOUDY

1949                                                     33         14         TR/TR               CLEAR

 

1950                                                     33         11         0.32/2.7            CLOUDY

1951                                                     34         29         TR/.1                CLOUDY

1952                                                     31         23         TR/TR               CLOUDY

1953                                                     46         31         TR/TR               CLOUDY

1954                                                     40         26         0.0/0.0              CLEAR

 

1955                                                     25         19         .02/2.2              CLOUDY

1956                                                     21         6          .04/1.8              PARTLY CLOUDY

1957                                                     37         28         TR/0.2               CLOUDY

1958                                                     36         28         TR/TR               CLOUDY

1959                                                     33         15         .27/5.1              CLOUDY

 

1960                                                     41         29         .14/2.3              CLOUDY

1961                                                     20         10         TR/TR               MOSTLY SUNNY

1962                                                     40         27         TR/0.1               CLOUDY

1963                                                     61         38         .26/0.0              CLOUDY

1964                                                     45         26         .08/0.8              CLOUDY          

 

1965                                                     36         24         .33/2.3              HEAVY FOG, HAZE, BLOWING SNOW, CLOUDY

1966                                                     39         25         0.0/0.0              MOSTLY SUNNY

1967                                                     18         11         .33/5.7              CLOUDY, BLOWING SNOW

1968                                                     40         35         .01/0.0              HEAVY FOG, CLOUDY

1969                                                     52         28         0.0/0.0              PARTLY CLOUDY

 

1970                                                     39         16         TR/TR               CLEAR

1971                                                     30         23         .06/.4                CLOUDY

1972                                                     41         35         TR/TR               FOG, CLOUDY

1973                                                     41         30         1.18/.2              HEAVY FOG, CLOUDY

1974                                                     30         23         .81/10.4            CLOUDY

 

1975                                                     41         25         0.0/0.0              HEAVY FOG, MOSTLY CLEAR

1976                                                     25         14         TR/.2                BLOWING SNOW, CLOUDY

1977                                                     40         29         TR/TR               PARTLY SUNNY

1978                                                     32         17         0.0/0.0              CLEAR

1979                                                     44         31         0.0/0.0              HAZE, CLOUDY

 

1980                                                     53         44         TR/0.0               CLOUDY

1981                                                     29         9          .11/2.2              BLOWING SNOW, CLOUDY

1982                                                     39         33         .19/0.0              HEAVY FOG, THUNDERSTORM, CLOUDY

1983                                                     57         30         0.0/0.0              SUNNY

1984                                                     24         16         0.10/1.5            CLOUDY          

 


 

                                              ST. PATRICK'S DAY

 

YEAR                                                   HI         LO        PRECIP            REMARKS

 

1985                                                     42         23         0.05/0.8            MOSTLY CLOUDY

1986                                                     43         27         TR/0.0               FOG, CLOUDY

1987                                                     44         24         0.0/0.0              SUNNY

1988                                                     40         23         0.0/0.0              SUNNY

1989                                                     43         24         0.16/2.4            FOG, THUNDERSTORM, GLAZE, CLOUDY

 

1990                                                     56         40         0.59/0.0            FOG, CLOUDY

1991                                                     55         26         0.0/0.0              SUNNY

1992                                                     40         25         0.05/0.7            FOG, CLOUDY

1993                                                     43         15         0.07/0.8            FOG, CLOUDY

1994                                                     27         14         0.03/1.2            FOG, CLOUDY

 

1995                                                     45         30         0.09/TR             CLOUDY

1996                                                     44         21         0.0/0.0              SUNNY

1997                                                     46         16         0.0/0.0              CLOUDY

1998                                                     44         16         0.0/0.0              PARTLY CLOUDY

1999     54         32         0.0/0.0              PARTLY CLOUDY

 

2000     29         23         0.03/0.5            CLOUDY

2001                                                     30         28         0.36/4.9            CLOUDY, DRIZZLE SNOW

2002                                                     41         22         0.01/0.1            CLOUDY

2003                                                     67         37         0.0/0.0              CLOUDY

2004                                                     28         22         0.12/1.8            CLOUDY, BLOWING SNOW

                                                           

2005                                                     42         19         TR/TR               MOSTLY CLOUDY

2006                                                     34         23         0.0/0.0              PARTLY CLOUDY

2007                                                     31         21         0.45/8.3            CLOUDY          

2008                                                     35         20         0.0/0.0              PARTLY CLOUDY

2009     58        31         0.0/0.0              FOG

2010     62        29         0.0/0.0              CLEAR

2011     63        34         0.0/0.0              FOG

2012     MM      MM       MM                  MM