WEATHER EXTREMES

CENTRAL PARK, NEW YORK

1869 to present

UPDATED: Jan 6, 2012

Temperature Records (oF)

Record Measurement Date(s)
Lowest -15 February 9, 1934
Highest 106 July 9, 1936
Coldest Month (avg.) 19.9 February 1934
Warmest Month (avg.) 81.4 July 1999
Coldest Year (avg.) 49.3 1888
Warmest Year (avg.) 57.3 2012
Consecutive Days 90o or Higher 12 August 24 - September 4, 1953
Consecutive Days 100o or Higher 3 July 8-10, 1993 & August 26-28, 1948
Earliest Date for First 90o Temperature 92 April 7th, 2010
Latest Date for First 90o Temperature 92 July 26, 1877
Latest Date for Last 90o Temperature 90 Oct 17, 1938
Most Days 90o or Higher in a Month 20 July 1993
Most Days 90o or Higher in a Year 39 1993 & 1991
Consecutive Days 10o or Below 8 December 28, 1917 - January 4, 1918
Consecutive Days 0o or Below 4 December 29, 1917 - January 1, 1918

Precipitation Records (inches)

Record Measurement Date(s)
Greatest in 24 Hours 11.17 October 8-9, 1903
Wettest Month 18.95 August 2011
Driest Month 0.02 June 1949
Wettest Year 80.56 1983
Driest Year 26.09 1965
Consecutive Days Trace or More 17 May 6-22, 1943
Consecutive Days No Measurable 36 October 9 - November 13, 1924

Snowfall Records (inches)

Record Measurement Date(s)
Greatest Storm 26.9 February 11-12th, 2006
Greatest Monthly 36.9 February 2010
Greatest Seasonal 75.6 1995-96
Lowest Seasonal 2.8 1972-73
Earliest Trace - October 10, 1979 & 1925
Latest Trace - May 9, 1977
Earliest Measurable 0.5 October 15, 1876
Latest Measurable 3.0 April 25, 1875
Earliest Inch or More 2.9 October 29, 2011
Latest Inch or More 3.0 April 25, 1875
Latest 1st Trace or More -

Jan 10, 2007

Latest 1st Measurable 1.8 January 29, 1973
Latest 1st Inch or More 5.0 March 22, 1998

Pressure Records (inches of Mercury)

Record Measurement Date(s)
Highest 31.08 February 13, 1981
Lowest 28.26 March 1, 1914

Wind Records (Peak Gusts)

Location Measurement Date(s)
Central Park (1951-pres.) ENE 78 mph December 2, 1974
The Battery 113+ mph October 14, 1954

Heating Degree Days

Record Measurement Date(s)
Greatest Monthly 1342 January 1918
Greatest Seasonal 6154 1903-04
Lowest Seasonal 3887 2001-02