Climate History

for

A Cooperative Observer Location

DISCLAIMER: Normals and Records are Unofficial.   Normals based on 30 years of data from 1971-2000.


Station: Cooperstown Elevation: 1200 Feet State: NY County: Otsego
Coordinates: 42° 42' N  74° 55' W Type of Data*: Temp/Precip POR**: 4/1/1926 - Current

* Precip = Precipitation, Temp = Temperature   ** POR = Period of Record

                                   Temperature Data (°F)                             Precipitation Data (inches)

Month

Maximum

Ext/Yr   Avg

Minimum

Ext/Yr     Avg

Avg. # Days > 89F # Days < 33F # Days < 0F Avg. Precip # Days > .01" Avg. Snowfall # Days > 1" Snowfall

Jan

65/1967 29.1 -32/1957 9.4 19.3   29 6 3.03 15 21.0 6

Feb

64/1984 31.7 -34/1934 9.5 20.6   27 5 2.34 13 16.8 5

Mar

87/1998 41.7 -19/1950 19.8 30.8   27 1 3.35 14 13.4 4

Apr

90/1990 54.3 5/1965 31.1 42.7   17   3.63 14 5.4 2

May

90/1944 66.6 19/1966 41.8 54.2   5   3.75 13 0.9  

Jun

94/1952 74.8 28/1945 51.5 63.2 1     4.37 12    

Jul

99/1936 78.8 36/1963 55.6 67.2 2     3.82 11    

Aug

98/1944 76.6 29/1940 54.6 65.6 1     3.79 11    

Sep

97/1953 68.3 21/1963 46.3 57.3   2   3.97 11    

Oct

88/1947 57.8 12/1936 35.4 46.6   10   3.23 11 0.2  

Nov

79/1982 45.0 -12/1938 26.7 35.9   20   3.41 14 7.2 2

Dec

66/1951 34.0 -30/1933 16.8 25.4   28 3 3.05 15 20.8 5

Annual

99/1936 54.9 -34/1934 33.2 44.1 4 165 15 41.74 154 85.7 24

 

Average Date of First Frost: September 22nd

Average Date of Last Frost: May 23rd

 

Warmest Days

99 7-10-36
99 7-9-36
98 8-4-44
97 7-16-88
97 9-3-53

Warmest Years

48.7 1998
48.0 1990
47.9 1943
47.7 1931
47.1 1949

Coldest Days

-34 2-9-34
-32 1-15-57
-30 2-18-79
-30 1-12-68
-30 1-31-48

Coldest Years

43.6 1935
43.8 1958
43.9 1976
43.9 1992
44.0 1978
 

Snowiest Seasons

139.5 1970-71
137.0 1993-94
129.7 1977-78
129.0 1955-56
127.5 1992-93

Least Snowiest Seasons

38.8 1988-89
43.0 1932-33
43.9 1952-53
44.3 1937-38
47.9 1953-54

Wettest Years

56.34

1977
54.39 1992
53.10 1996
52.49 1990
51.92 1976

Driest Years

29.73 1982
32.39 1970
33.08 1988
33.70 1939
34.21 1961
 

Greatest 24-Hour Snowfall

27.3 3-14-93
22.0 3-28-32
22.0 3-18-32
18.9 1-16-83
18.5 1-23-87

Greatest 24-Hour Precipitation

4.85 10-6-32
4.49 7-8-35
4.26 8-30-75
4.00 8-29-49
3.43 7-10-52