What to Know
- Monday marks a record-setting day for New York Metropolis — the longest ever Central Park has gone with out recording measurable snowfall in winter (earlier document was Jan. 29, set in 1973)
- Snow stays out of the forecast, however chilly strikes in in a single day, chilling us down into the 30s and conserving us there by way of Wednesday, however the reprieve will not be lengthy
- Friday’s highs peak for only a day then tumble … and tumble, and tumble. Anticipate single-digit lows in NYC Saturday, with harmful sub-zero wind chills throughout the metro space; temps rebound Sunday
New York Metropolis has as soon as once more outdone itself.
In a metropolis pushed to constantly increase — or, extra precisely, on this case (and perhaps different instances) decrease — the proverbial bar, even nothing could be particular, particularly when it is the first-ever nothing of its type. That is the place we discover ourselves.
For the primary time ever (nicely, because the record-keeping started in 1869), Central Park has not seen measurable snow previous to Jan. 30 of a winter season. The earlier latest-ever first measurable snowfall date within the iconic area was Jan. 29, which occurred throughout the winter of 1972-73, based on Nationwide Climate Service information.
In a winter that has seen components of the nation walloped by historic snowstorms, together with different areas of the Empire State, NYC has been notably bereft of the white stuff. Bereft is perhaps too gentle a time period, contemplating we have not seen any measurable snow in any respect to this point — and it is about to be February. What else can we break?
Nicely, there isn’t any signal of any respectable snow likelihood for New York Metropolis within the fast forecast, so our subsequent information to observe embody:
Longest snowless streak ever: As of Monday, we’re six days away from eclipsing the No. 1 spot. If we make it to 333 days with no measurable NYC snow that is the longest streak ever — and it could prolong past that, too
Warmest January ever: As of Sunday, we have got the second-warmest January on document. We’re simply three tens of a level from tying it, so we’ll see what occurs over the following two days
See extra random least snowy NYC winter info right here. Obtenga todos los detalles más recientes en español aquí.
Snow stays out of the 10-day forecast, however the chilly strikes in in a single day, chilling us down into the 30s by way of Wednesday. Friday’s highs peak for your complete day simply after midnight, then tumble … and tumble, and tumble extra. Anticipate at the least single-digit lows within the metropolis on Saturday with harmful sub-zero wind chills throughout your complete area.
It will really feel like damaging 15 levels in components of the town and worse north and west. These temps aren’t to be taken evenly.
The temperature plunge, mercifully, is transient, with the mercury anticipated to rebound again above 40 Sunday and keep that approach by way of at the least the early a part of subsequent week.
Stick with Storm Crew 4 for all the newest updates.
First Central Park Snow Averages
Sure, we have technically seen snowflakes in Central Park this season, however hint quantities of snow blended in with rain do not rely for climate knowledge recording functions.
Final winter, Central Park recorded its first measurable snowfall on Dec. 23, though it was solely 0.2 inches (so, you see, “trace” quantities are actually nothing in any respect). The typical first measurable snowfall within the metropolis is Dec. 7, so we’re already a month behind the typical.
Sure, we have technically seen snowflakes this season, however hint quantities of snow blended in with rain do not rely for climate knowledge recording functions. (That is not us, that is the Nationwide Climate Service.)