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Here is a look at some New Year's Day weather statistics for Sault Ste. Marie, with data going back to 1889. As can be seen in the data below, there has been a wide spectrum of temperatures and precipitation on New Year's Day in Sault Ste. Marie, but highs have generally been in the 20s and lows in the single digits or teens. It is also very common for Sault Ste. Marie to see measurable snowfall on New Year's Day.

Sault Ste. Marie New Year's Day Climate Extremes (1889-2021):
Warmest High Temperature: 43 degrees (2011)
Coldest High Temperature: 2 degrees (1999, 1928)
Coldest Low Temperature: -23 degrees (1999)
Warmest Low Temperature: 34 degrees (1921)
Most Precipitation: 0.49 inches (1892)
Most Snowfall: 8.7 inches (1999)
Greatest Snow Depth: 31 inches (1979)

Sault Ste. Marie New Year's Day Climate Averages (1889-2021):
Average High Temperature: 24 degrees
Average Low Temperature: 10 degrees
Average Precipitation: 0.07 inches
Average Snowfall: 0.9 inches
Average Snow Depth: 11 inches

Below are graphs showing the frequency distribution of New Year's Day high/low temperatures, precipitation, and snowfall for Sault Ste. Marie. Click here for a full listing of Sault Ste. Marie's New Year's Day climate records.