NORMALS & EXTREMES

CENTRAL PARK, New York

1869 to present

UPDATED:  Mar 18, 2014 (Correction to Snow Climatology)

Averages are based on the 30 year period 1981-2010


Temperature Records (oF)

Corrected Averages 10/02/11

Month

Average
Max (F)

Average
Min (F)

Monthly
Average

Coldest Average

Warmest Average

Jan

38.3

26.9

32.6

21.7 (1918)

43.2 (1932)

Feb

41.6

28.9

35.3

19.9 (1934)

40.9 (2012)

Mar

49.7

35.2

42.5

30.0 (1888)

51.1 (1945)

Apr

61.2

44.8

53.0

41.1 (1874)

57.9 (2010)

May

70.8

54.0

62.4

54.3 (1917)

68.7 (1991)

Jun

79.3

63.6

71.5

64.2 (1903)

76.2 (1943)

Jul

84.1

68.8

76.5

70.7 (1888)

81.4 (1999)

Aug

82.6

67.8

75.2

68.5 (1927)

80.3 (1980)

Sep

75.2

60.8

68.0

60.8 (1871)

73.5 (1961)

Oct

63.8

50.0

56.9

48.6 (1888)

63.6 (1947)

Nov

53.8

41.6

47.7

37.0 (1873)

52.7 (2001)

Dec

43.0

32.0

37.5

24.9 (1876)

44.1 (2001)

Year

62.0

47.9

54.9

49.3 (1888)

57.3 (2012)


Precipitation Records (inches)

Corrected Averages 10/02/11

Month

Average

Wettest

Driest

Jan

3.65

10.52 (1979)

0.58 (1981)

Feb

3.09

6.87 (1869)

0.46 (1895)

Mar

4.36

10.69 (2010)

0.80 (2006)

Apr

4.50

14.01 (1983)

0.95 (1881)

May

4.19

10.24 (1989)

0.30 (1903)

Jun

4.41

10.26 (2003)

0.02 (1949)

Jul

4.60

11.89 (1889)

0.44 (1999)

Aug

4.44

18.95 (2011)

0.18 (1995)

Sep

4.28

16.85 (1882)

0.21 (1884)

Oct

4.40

16.73 (2005)

0.14 (1963)

Nov

4.02

12.41 (1972)

0.34 (1976)

Dec

4.00

9.98 (1973)

0.25 (1955)

YEAR

49.94

80.56 (1983)

26.09 (1965)


Snowfall Records (inches) Corrected Averages 3/14/14

Month

Average

Snowiest

Jan

7.0

36.0 (2011)

Feb

9.2

36.9 (2010)

Mar

3.9

30.5 (1896)

Apr

0.6

13.5 (1875)

May

none

Trace (1995)

Jun

none

- - -

Jul

none

- - -

Aug

none

- - -

Sep

none

- - -

Oct

Trace

2.9 (2011)

Nov

0.3

19.0 (1898)

Dec

4.8

29.6 (1947)

SEASON

25.8

75.6 (1995-96)

 

* also in previous years