THANKSGIVING DAY

 

 

 

THANKSGIVING DAY IS OBSERVED NATIONALLY ON THE FOURTH THURSDAY IN NOVEMBER. IT IS BELIEVED THAT THE HOLIDAY DATES BACK TO THE DAY OF THANKS ORDERED BY GOVERNOR BRADFORD OF PLYMOUTH COLONY IN NEW ENGLAND IN 1621.

 

THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE EVER RECORDED IN ROCHESTER ON THANKSGIVING DAY WAS IN 1947 WHEN A HIGH OF 68 DEGREES WAS REACHED ON NOVEMBER 27TH.  THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE EVER RECORDED WAS 3 DEGREES WHICH OCCURRED ON NOVEMBER 27TH, 1975.  NORMALLY, THE HIGH TEMPERATURE AVERAGES 43 DEGREES AND THE LOW ABOUT 30 DEGREES.

 

THERE IS BETWEEN A 82 PERCENT CHANCE OF A TRACE OR MORE OF PRECIPITATION.

 

RAIN THROUGHOUT THE DAY ON NOVEMBER 30TH, 1944 TOTALED 0.89 INCHES ...THE MOST PRECIPITATION EVER RECORDED ON A THANKSGIVING DAY.  THE MOST SNOW THAT FELL ON THANKSGIVING DAY WAS IN 1985 WHEN 4.9 INCHES WAS RECORDED AT THE AIRPORT ON NOVEMBER 28TH. 

 

 

 

 

THANKSGIVING DAY                            PERIOD OF RECORD:  70 YEARS    (1941‑2011)

 

TEMPERATURE DATA

 

 

HIGHEST     68 DEGREES ON NOV 26, 1947

LOWEST       3 DEGREES ON NOV 27, 1975

 

LOWEST MAXIMUM       23 DEGREES ON NOV 23, 2000

HIGHEST MINIMUM       51 DEGREES ON NOV 24, 1966

 

AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE    44.4 DEGREES

AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE    29.8 DEGREES

 

 

HIGH TEMPERATURE BY 10 DEGREE RANGES

 

20S      30S      40S      50S      60S

 

           4            18       27        20        2        ‑ NUMBER OF OCCURRENCES

6%         26%     39%     28%     3%      ‑PROBABILITY OF HIGH TEMP IN THAT RANGE

 

 

PRECIPITATION DATA

 

 

NUMBER OF TIMES WITH MEASURABLE                      38 OCCURRENCES OR 54%

NUMBER OF TIMES WITH A TRACE OR MORE              57 OCCURRENCES OR 83%

NUMBER OF TIMES WITH NO PRECIPITATION              12 OCCURRENCES OR 32%

 

NUMBER OF TIMES WITH PRECIPITATION OF:              0.01 INCH OR MORE 38

0.50 INCH OR MORE 5

 

SNOWFALL:     NUMBER OF TIMES WITH A TRACE OR MORE    36

NUMBER OF TIMES WITH OVER A TRACE           18

 

 

 

MAXIMUM PRECIPITATION:   0.89 INCH ON NOV 30, 1944

 

MAXIMUM SNOWFALL:   4.9 INCHES ON NOV 28, 1985

 

 

 


 

THANKSGIVING

DATE               HI         LO        PRECIP            CHARACTER

 

NOV 20 1941     64         39         .12/0.0              CLOUDY

NOV 26 1942     56         33         TR/TR               PARTLY CLOUDY

NOV 25 1943     52         31         0.0/0.0              CLEAR

NOV 30 1944     37         24         .89/3.9              CLOUDY

 

NOV 22 1945     44         28         .13/TR               CLOUDY

NOV 28 1946     46         30         0.0/0.0              CLOUDY

NOV 27 1947     68         42         .03/0.0              CLOUDY

NOV 25 1948     47         35         0.0/0.0              CLOUDY

NOV 24 1949     39         21         0.12/1.2            CLOUDY

 

NOV 23 1950     38         22         .01/TR               CLOUDY

NOV 22 1951     48         30         TR/0.0               CLOUDY

NOV 27 1952     41         31         TR/TR               CLOUDY

NOV 26 1953     41        32         TR/TR               CLOUDY

NOV 25 1954     42         35         .06/TR               CLOUDY

 

NOV 24 1955     41         29         0.0/0.0              CLOUDY

NOV 22 1956     36         23         TR/TR               CLOUDY

NOV 28 1957     58         46         .13/0.0              CLOUDY

NOV 27 1958     33         22         TR/0.1               CLOUDY

NOV 26 1959     52         44         TR/TR               CLOUDY

 

NOV 24 1960     51         27         0.0/0.0              SUNNY

NOV 23 1961     50         39         .66/0.0              CLOUDY

NOV 22 1962     44         31         .09/TR               CLOUDY

NOV 28 1963     54         30         TR/0.0               PARTLY SUNNY

NOV 26 1964     51         41         .13/0.0              CLOUDY

 

NOV 25 1965     45         31         .02/0.0              FOG, HAZE, CLOUDY

NOV 24 1966     57         51         .04/0.0              FOG, HAZE, CLOUDY

NOV 23 1967     41         33         .46/.8                FOG, CLOUDY

NOV 28 1968     56         29         .88/0.0              FOG, CLOUDY

NOV 27 1969     53         40         .12/0.0              CLOUDY

 

NOV 26 1970     40         26         TR/.2                CLOUDY

NOV 25 1971     36         26         .09/.8                FOG, CLOUDY

NOV 23 1972     32         21         TR/.2                CLOUDY

NOV 22 1973     59         42         0.0/0.0              SUNNY

NOV 28 1974     38         26         .06/1.1              FOG, CLOUDY

 

NOV 27 1975     24         3          TR/.1                HEAVY FOG, CLOUDY

NOV 25 1976     39         29         TR/TR               HAZE, CLOUDY

NOV 24 1977     48         35         TR/0.0               FOG, CLOUDY

NOV 23 1978     48         30         .36/TR               FOG, CLOUDY

NOV 22 1979     56         48         .19/0.0              FOG, CLOUDY

 

NOV 27 1980                                                     37         27         .20/.5                FOG, ICE PELLETS, CLOUDY

NOV 26 1981     44         26         .10/0.0              CLOUDY

NOV 25 1982     38         23         0.0/0.0              PARTLY CLOUDY

 

 

 

THANKSGIVING

DATE               HI         LO        PRECIP            CHARACTER

 

NOV 24 1983     56         38         .02/0.0              CLOUDY

NOV 22 1984     36         18         0.0/0.0              CLOUDY

 

NOV 28 1985     35         30         0.50/4.9            FOG, GLAZE, CLOUDY

NOV 27 1986     45         31         TR/0.0               FOG, CLOUDY

NOV 28 1987     47         34         0.02/0.0            CLOUDY

NOV 24 1988     42         25         0.0/0.0              FOG, CLOUDY

NOV 23 1989     27         13         TR/TR               MOSTLY CLOUDY

 

NOV 22 1990     59         44         0.37/0.0            FOG, CLOUDY

NOV 28 1991     46         32         0.33/0.4            CLOUDY

NOV 26 1992     57         40         TR/0.0               FOG, CLOUDY

NOV 25 1993     30         21         TR/TR               PARTLY SUNNY

NOV 24 1994     44         21         TR/TR               CLOUDY

 

NOV 23 1995     37         29         0.03/0.3            FOG, CLOUDY

NOV 28 1996     27         11         0.05/0.7            CLOUDY

NOV 27 1997     42         30         TR/TR               CLOUDY

NOV 26 1998     47         39         0.15/0.0            CLOUDY

NOV 25 1999     46         38         0.05/0.0            PARTLY CLOUDY

 

NOV 23 2000     23         14         0.06/1.3            PARTLY CLOUDY

NOV 22 2001     52         34         0.0/0.0              PARTLY CLOUDY

NOV 28 2002     33         16         0.02/0.2            CLOUDY

NOV 27 2003     49         27         0.36/0.0            CLOUDY

NOV 25 2004     45         28         0.02/TR             FOG, CLOUDY

 

NOV 24 2005                                                     34         15         0.03/1.0            BLOWING SNOW, CLOUDY

NOV 23 2006     50         24         0.0/0.0              HAZE, PARTLY CLOUDY

NOV 22 2007     40         28         0.58/0.8            DRIZZLE, CLOUDY

NOV 27 2008     37         34         TR/TR               CLOUDY

NOV 26 2009    54        39         0.03/0.0            LIGHT RAIN, FOG

 

NOV 25 2010    40        29         0.07/MM           RAIN, SLEET, FOG

NOV 24 2011    51        28         0.0/0.0              FOG