National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Based on records from 1951 to 2014 at the Binghamton Regional Airport


New Years Day Normals:
  • Average high temperature = 29°F
  • Average low temperature = 17°F
New Year's Day Snowfall
  • 69% of New Years days have an inch or more of snow on the ground (or about 2 out of every 3 years)
  • 21% of New Years days have an inch or more of snowfall (or about 1 in every 5 years)
  • 47% of New Years days see more than a trace of snowfall (or about 1 out of every 2 years)
New Years Extremes:

Highest Maximum Temperature
  Temp Year
1. 56°F 1973
2. 55°F 1985
3. 52°F 2011 + 1979
4. 52°F 1966
5. 50°F 1952
Highest Minimum Temperature
  Temp Year
1. 41°F 1979+
2. 37°F 1952
3. 36°F 2012 + 2011
4. 35°F 2007 + 1985
5. 33°F 1995 + 1966
Lowest Maximum Temperature
  Temp Year
1. 15°F 2009 + 1999
2. 15°F 1963*
3. 18°F 1977
4. 18°F 1957
5. 19°F 1970
Lowest Minimum Temperature
  Temp Year
1. -3°F 1957++
2. -2°F 1998
3. -2°F 1999
4. -1°F 1968
5. 0°F 1997


Most Snowfall on New Year's Day
  1. 11.5 inches in 1961
  2. 5.1 inches in 1975
  3. 4.1 inches in 1964
  4. 3.0 inches in 1971
  5. 2.0 inches in 2010
Most Snow on Ground on New Year's Day
  1. 19 inches in 1970
  2. 14 inches in 1971
  3. 12 inches in 1998
  4. 12 inches in 1994
  5. 12 inches in 1963
Two-day Snowfall (New Years Eve / Day)
  1. 11.5 inches in 1961
  2. 6.9 inches in 1975 +1968
  3. 5.3 inches in 2010
  4. 4.1 inches in 1964
  5. 3.0 inches in 1971
Liquid Equiv. Precipitation
  1. 1.08 inches in 2003
  2. 0.88 inches in 1961
  3. 0.58 inches in 1964
  4. 0.40 inches in 1979
  5. 0.29 inches in 1985
+ warmest year.

++ coldest year.

*Max temperature on News Year's Eve was only 2°F.