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Here is a look at some New Year's Day weather statistics for Alpena, with data going back to 1917. As can be seen in the data below, there has been a wide spectrum of temperatures and precipitation on New Year's Day in Alpena, but highs have generally been in the 20s/30s and lows in the teens. It is also common for Alpena to see measurable snowfall on New Year's Day.

Alpena New Year's Day Climate Extremes (1917-2021):
Warmest High Temperature: 56 degrees (1955)
Coldest High Temperature: 7 degrees (2014)
Coldest Low Temperature: -18 degrees (1947)
Warmest Low Temperature: 33 degrees (1950)
Most Precipitation: 0.77 inches (1932)
Most Snowfall: 9.0 inches (1985)
Greatest Snow Depth: 19 inches (1990, 1979)

Alpena New Year's Day Climate Averages (1917-2021):
Average High Temperature: 29 degrees
Average Low Temperature: 13 degrees
Average Precipitation: 0.06 inches
Average Snowfall: 0.7 inches
Average Snow Depth: 6 inches

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