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January Daily Records for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Avoca), PA

Period of Record: 1901-Present

January Extremes: Daily

  • Record High: 69 °F on the 14th in 1932
  • Record Low: -21 °F on the 21th in 1994
  • Lowest Maximum: -2 °F on the 19th in 1994
  • Highest Minimum: 60 °F on the 15th in 1995
  • Highest Rainfall: 2.06" on the 19th in 1996
  • Highest Snowfall: 18.3" on the 13th in 1964

 

  Maximum Temperature Minimum Temperature Rainfall Snowfall
Date High Year Low Year High Year Low Year Maximum Year Maximum Year
01 61 1973 12 1918 42 (1979) -3 (1918) 0.93 1961 7.8 1971
02 58 1930 10 1922 45 (1911) -6 (1968) 0.85 1979 8.9 1987
03 60 2000 6 1918 50 (2000) -5 (1918) 1.31 1960 6.3 1919
04 67 1950 9 1904 54 (1950) -9 (1981) 0.72 2004 8.9 1994
05 61 1993 5 1904 50 (2007) -15 (1904) 1.35 1949 2.0 1912
06 64 2007 9 2018 52 (1946) -8 (1904) 1.09 1962 3.0 1948
07 63 1998 6 2014 50 (1998) -5 (2018) 1.13 1979 5.5 1996
08 67 2008 6 1968 52 (1930) -8 (1942) 0.85 1978 15.5 1996
09 62 1998 5 1970 48 (1935) -7 (1968) 1.11 1978 7.4 1926
10 59 2016 6 1982 39 (2000) -7 (2004) 1.25 2016 4.0 1974
11 66 1975 8 1982 46 (1975) -7 (1968) 1.08 1924 8.0 1922
12 66 2018 8 1968 45 (2017) -10 (1981) 0.81 1918 7.8 1996
13 69 1932 5 1914 54 (1932) -13 (1981) 0.87 1964 18.3 1964
14 69 1932 9 2004 49 (1995) -10 (1914) 1.38 2005 6.0 1923
15 66 1937 8 2004 60 (1995) -10 (1957) 1.52 1918 5.4 1983
16 62 1995 8 1994 42 (1995) -4 (2004) 1.74 1924 4.1 1954
17 60 1990 2 1977 42 (1913) -10 (1977) 1.05 1994 16.4 1994
18 60 2006 8 1977 39 (1937) -7 (1982) 1.33 2006 4.8 1930
19 62 1996 -2 1994 46 (1986) -15 (1904) 2.06 1996 14.5 1936
20 63 1951 12 1984 38 (1927) -11 (1994) 0.77 1995 9.1 1978
21 67 1906 3 1985 40 (1927) -21 (1994) 1.39 1959 3.8 2012
22 66 1906 9 2014 54 (1906) -11 (1984) 0.90 1904 9.3 1987
23 68 1906 10 1936 41 (1999) -8 (1936) 1.02 1915 8.5 1966
24 62 1967 8 1935 42 (1969) -8 (2011) 1.11 1979 8.0 1948
25 67 1967 6 1945 51 (1967) -5 (1961) 1.23 2010 8.7 1905
26 67 1950 11 1945 44 (1950) -5 (1961) 0.98 1986 7.4 1986
27 69 1916 11 2005 46 (1916) -6 (1927) 1.09 1996 2.8 1986
28 60 1916 10 1966 40 (1944) -11 (1925) 0.70 2009 7.5 1943
29 62 2002 6 1977 38 (1970) -7 (1977) 1.36 1990 5.4 1925
30 66 1947 8 1908 48 (2013) -3 (1948) 1.09 1939 9.0 1966
31 63 1916 14 1920 37 (1916) -7 (1948) 0.46 1982 4.0 1949

 

Highest Temperature (°F)

Rank Highest Date Year
1 69.0 14 1932
- 69.0 13 1932
- 69.0 27 1916
4 68.0 23 1906
5 67.0 08 2008
- 67.0 25 1967
- 67.0 26 1950
- 67.0 04 1950
- 67.0 21 1906
10 66.0 12 2018

 

Lowest Temperature (°F)

Rank Highest Date Year
1 -21.0 21 1994
2 -15.0 19 1904
- -15.0 05 1904
4 -14.0 21 1985
5 -13.0 19 1994
- -13.0 13 1981
7 -11.0 20 1994
- -11.0 22 1984
- -11.0 21 1984
- -11.0 28 1925

 

Highest Rainfall (inches)

Rank Highest Date Year
1 2.06 19 1996
2 1.86 19 1936
3 1.74 16 1924
4 1.52 15 1918
5 1.39 21 1959
6 1.38 14 2005
7 1.37 21 1979
8 1.36 29 1990
9 1.35 05 1949
10 1.33 18 2006

 

Highest Snowfall (inches)

Rank Highest Date Year
1 18.3 13 1964
2 16.4 17 1994
3 15.5 08 1996
4 14.5 19 1936
5 9.3 22 1987
6 9.1 20 1978
7 9.0 30 1966
8 8.9 04 1994
- 8.9 02 1987
10 8.7 25 1905

 

Month's Average Temperature (Normal: 25.8 °F):

Warmest:

Rank Highest Year
1 39.5 1932
2 37.6 1950
3 37.2 1913
4 35.4 1937
5 35.3 1933
6 35.2 1990
7 34.9 2006
8 34.5 1906
9 34.1 1998
10 34.0 1949

 

Coldest:

Rank Highest Year
1 15.0 1977
2 17.5 1918
3 17.7 1970
4 18.5 1904
5 18.7 2004
- 18.7 1982
- 18.7 1920
8 18.7 1994
9 18.9 1961
10 19.1 1945

 

Month's Precipitation (Normal: 2.37"):

Wettest:

Rank Highest Year
1 6.48 1979
2 6.40 1996
3 5.35 2005
4 5.33 1978
5 4.85 1999
6 4.71 1918
7 4.47 1936
8 4.41 1905
9 4.32 1910
10 4.26 2006

 

Driest:

Rank Highest Year
1 0.39 1980
2 0.47 1940
3 0.52 1970
4 0.57 1955
5 0.61 1985
6 0.62 1946
7 0.63 1981
8 0.64 1969
9 0.81 1944
10 0.88 1977

 

Month's Snowfall (Normal: 14.2"):

Greatest:

Rank Highest Year
1 42.3 1994
2 37.5 1996
3 29.6 1987
4 28.8 1978
5 27.9 1964
6 27.6 1905
7 27.0 1925
8 26.5 1936
9 23.4 1923
10 23.1 1948

 

Least:

Rank Highest Year
1 0.3 2005
2 0.7 1947
3 0.8 1911
4 1.1 1944
5 1.4 1980
6 1.7 1913
7 1.8 1946
8 1.9 1950
9 2.1 1989
- 2.1 1934

 

Page last updated: 04/11/2018

 

February Daily Records for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Avoca), PA Period of Record: 1901-Present
 
  Maximum Temperature Minimum Temperature Rainfall Snowfall
Date High Year Low Year High Year Low Year Maximum Year Maximum Year
01 63 1989 4 1971 44 (1988) -5 (1961) 1.18 1981 3.0 2011
02 55 1983 8 1961 40 (1970) -11 (1961) 1.74 1981 5.6 1916
03 57 2016 10 1955 40 (2016) -5 (1961) 1.10 2004 3.3 1913
04 58 1991 11 1996 40 (1952) -6 (1985) 1.02 1961 13.9 1926
05 59 1991 1 1918 38 (2008) -10 (1918) 1.54 1920 8.4 1907
06 57 1938 9 1906 41 (2008) -9 (1906) 1.03 2008 9.6 1978
07 55 1925 13 1967 41 (1965) -4 (1966) 1.18 1951 6.4 1958
08 59 1925 10 1934 37 (1965) -15 (1934) 0.51 1971 4.5 2013
09 64 1925 -0 1934 40 (1990) -19 (1934) 1.40 1906 15.0 1906
10 57 1955 7 1912 45 (1925) -9 (1934) 1.81 1932 6.5 2010
11 65 2009 5 1979 51 (1925) -10 (1979) 2.86 1981 8.0 1933
12 62 1999 5 1914 41 (1965) -12 (1979) 1.08 1985 7.6 1910
13 59 1937 7 1979 39 (1951) -6 (1914) 1.29 1971 8.3 2014
14 62 1946 6 1979 47 (1984) -6 (2016) 2.50 1914 15.5 2007
15 68 1954 -0 1943 45 (1949) -13 (1943) 1.10 1984 4.6 1922
16 74 1954 6 1904 46 (1954) -5 (1963) 1.35 2016 7.2 1958
17 59 1976 2 1979 43 (1981) -9 (1979) 1.29 1902 5.4 1903
18 64 1981 10 1979 45 (1981) -16 (1979) 0.62 1956 8.0 1928
19 65 2017 13 1936 49 (1981) -3 (1936) 0.96 1914 12.3 1964
20 65 1930 14 2015 51 (1981) -6 (2015) 1.46 1921 10.0 1921
21 67 1953 14 1918 47 (1981) 0 (2015) 0.78 1951 7.7 2011
22 62 1997 10 1963 47 (1981) -1 (1963) 1.43 1902 5.1 2008
23 70 2017 13 1914 48 (1985) -3 (2015) 0.72 1981 5.5 1935
24 76 2017 9 1914 52 (2017) -9 (2015) 1.25 1975 3.4 1963
25 68 2017 17 1967 46 (1930) -3 (1914) 1.44 2017 10.4 1966
26 66 1976 14 1963 44 (1957) 1 (1970) 1.24 1908 6.8 1934
27 70 1997 12 1934 44 (1997) -2 (1963) 0.45 1946 3.0 1940
28 64 2017 16 1906 46 (1903) -6 (1934) 1.21 1958 4.5 2005


February Extremes: Daily
  • Record High: 76 °F on the 24th in 2017
  • Record Low: -19 °F on the 9th in 1934
  • Lowest Maximum: 0 °F on the 15th in 1943
  • Highest Minimum: 52 °F on the 24th in 2017
  • Highest Rainfall: 2.86" on the 11th in 1981
  • Highest Snowfall: 15.5" on the 14th in 2007

Highest Temperature (°F)
 

Rank Value Date
1 76 2017-02-24
2 74 1954-02-16
3 71 1985-02-24
4 70 2017-02-23
5 70 1997-02-27
6 69 1985-02-23
7 68 2017-02-25
8 68 1954-02-15
9 67 1953-02-21
10 67 1949-02-15

 

Lowest Temperature (°F)

Rank Value Date
1 -19.0 1934-02-09
2 -16.0 1979-02-18
3 -15.0 1934-02-08
4 -13.0 1943-02-15
5 -12.0 1979-02-12
6 -11.0 1961-02-02
7 -10.0 1979-02-11
- -10.0 1962-02-11
- -10.0 1918-02-05
10 -9.0 2015-02-24

 

Highest Rainfall (inches)

Rank Value Date
1 2.86 1981-02-11
2 2.50 1914-02-14
3 2.44 2007-02-14
4 1.81 1932-02-10
5 1.74 1981-02-02
6 1.59 1940-02-14
7 1.54 1920-02-05
8 1.46 1921-02-20
9 1.44 2017-02-25
10 1.43 1902-02-22

 

Highest Snowfall (inches)

Rank Value Date
1 15.5 2007-02-14
2 15.0 1906-02-09
3 13.9 1926-02-04
4 12.5 1961-02-04
5 12.3 1964-02-19
6 12.0 1914-02-14
7 11.8 1972-02-19
8 10.8 1940-02-14
9 10.4 1966-02-25
10 10.0 1921-02-20


Month's Average Temperature (Normal: 28.8 °F):

Warmest:
 

Rank Value Year
1 37.8 2017
2 36.5 1954
3 36.2 1984
4 35.9 1925
5 35.3 1998
6 34.9 1981
7 34.7 2002
8 34.5 2012
9 34.4 1976
10 34.3 1909


Coldest:
 

Rank Value Year
1 15.4 1934
2 15.9 1979
3 17.5 2015
4 19.1 1978
5 19.3 1963
6 19.6 1904
7 19.8 1914
8 20.4 1901
9 20.6 1907
10 20.7 1905


Month's Precipitation (Normal: 2.03"):

Wettest:

Rank Value Year
1 8.06 1981
2 5.76 2008
3 5.23 1914
4 4.73 1902
5 4.71 1920
6 4.48 1916
7 4.40 1908
8 4.16 1909
9 4.01 2016
10 3.94 1910


Driest:
 

Rank Value Year
1 0.21 1968
2 0.69 1987
3 0.69 1980
4 0.78 1904
5 0.81 2012
6 0.88 2009
7 0.88 1943
8 0.89 1967
9 0.89 1957
10 0.93 1978


Month's Snowfall (Normal: 9.3"):

Greatest:

Rank Value Year
1 29.3 2014
2 27.9 1914
3 27.1 2010
4 24.3 1920
5 22.0 1964
6 21.8 1926
7 21.4 1940
8 19.8 2007
9 19.7 1972
10 19.7 1972


Least:

Rank Value Year
1 0.1 1915
2 1.2 1954
3 1.3 2004
4 1.3 1944
5 1.5 2006
6 1.8 1968
7 1.8 1904
8 2.1 1953
9 2.2 1925
10 2.3 1965

 

Page last updated: 03.20.2017

 

March Daily Records for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Avoca), PA Period of Record: 1901-Present
 
  Maximum Temperature Minimum Temperature Rainfall Snowfall
Date High Year Low Year High Year Low Year Maximum Year Maximum Year
01 68 1972 17 1980 43 (1910) 2 (1980) 1.56 1914 9.0 1914
02 68 1991 20 1912 50 (1991) 3 (1980) 1.10 1914 6.0 1914
03 70 1991 19 1960 46 (1991) 3 (2003) 1.53 1906 13.2 1960
04 68 1974 20 1904 46 (1934) 0 (2014) 1.09 1917 7.6 1917
05 69 1976 19 1926 52 (1979) 2 (1948) 1.91 1920 11.4 1902
06 71 1946 13 1901 42 (1946) -0 (1948) 1.73 2011 8.2 1916
07 67 2009 16 1913 46 (1921) -0 (2003) 0.98 1926 8.0 1996
08 74 2000 19 1996 47 (2000) 7 (2007) 1.09 1995 6.0 1941
09 73 2000 18 1996 49 (2002) 2 (1943) 0.78 1998 5.9 1976
10 68 1955 25 2003 48 (2006) -1 (1996) 1.80 1964 2.4 1993
11 71 1977 22 1934 48 (1936) 5 (1996) 1.10 1952 5.0 1941
12 72 1990 23 1984 51 (1990) 1 (1960) 0.96 1912 5.6 1959
13 80 1990 23 2014 55 (1990) 8 (1948) 1.58 1977 18.7 1993
14 80 1990 18 1993 53 (1913) 11 (1993) 2.22 1986 3.4 1956
15 79 1990 20 1932 51 (1990) 7 (1993) 1.73 1916 11.6 1916
16 76 1990 20 1911 62 (1990) 7 (1916) 0.80 2007 5.5 2004
17 81 1945 18 1916 50 (1990) 4 (1916) 1.05 1968 4.7 1967
18 74 2012 14 1967 48 (1927) -1 (1916) 0.75 1936 5.7 1928
19 74 2012 24 1956 50 (2012) -4 (1967) 1.35 2012 5.2 1906
20 76 1918 24 1914 54 (1945) 8 (1949) 0.72 1958 7.1 1958
21 78 1921 26 1932 54 (2012) 10 (1986) 2.10 1912 8.0 1950
22 82 1938 28 2002 53 (2012) 11 (1988) 1.34 1977 5.3 1916
23 81 1938 20 1906 58 (1929) 9 (1934) 2.05 1903 9.0 2011
24 77 1910 24 1940 52 (1979) 5 (1906) 1.51 1912 2.1 1966
25 76 1913 25 1960 58 (1913) 10 (1974) 1.14 1909 2.8 1909
26 76 1945 27 1937 55 (1913) 8 (1960) 1.19 2002 1.0 1982
27 80 1921 31 1966 57 (1949) 11 (2014) 1.39 1913 5.0 1940
28 83 1945 28 1937 61 (1998) 9 (1923) 1.62 2005 7.0 1932
29 84 1905 26 1919 56 (1998) 7 (1923) 0.82 1984 11.1 1970
30 84 1998 32 1915 56 (1981) 6 (1970) 3.14 1940 2.0 1974
31 85 1998 24 1923 58 (1998) 12 (1923) 0.99 1962 2.8 1974


March Extremes: Daily
  • Record High: 85 °F on the 31st in 1998
  • Record Low: -4 °F on the 19th in 1967
  • Lowest Maximum: 13 °F on the 6th in 1901
  • Highest Minimum: 62 °F on the 16th in 1990
  • Highest Rainfall: 3.14" on the 30th in 1940
  • Highest Snowfall: 18.7" on the 13th in 1993


Highest Temperature (°F)

Rank Value Date
1 85.0 1998-03-31
2 84.0 1998-03-30
- 84.0 1905-03-29
4 83.0 1977-03-30
- 83.0 1945-03-28
- 83.0 1910-03-30
7 82.0 1986-03-30
- 82.0 1945-03-29
- 82.0 1938-03-22
- 82.0 1907-03-29


Lowest Temperature (°F)

Rank Value Date
1 -4.0 1967-03-19
2 -3.0 1993-03-19
3 -1.0 1996-03-10
- -1.0 1916-03-18
5 0.0 2014-03-04
- 0.0 2003-03-07
- 0.0 1984-03-10
- 0.0 1948-03-06
- 0.0 1943-03-04
10 1.0 1960-03-12


Highest Rainfall (inches)
 

Rank Value Date
1 3.14 1940-03-30
2 2.22 1986-03-14
3 2.10 1912-03-21
4 2.05 1903-03-23
5 1.91 1920-03-05
6 1.80 1964-03-10
7 1.73 2011-03-06
- 1.73 1916-03-15
9 1.62 2005-03-28
10 1.58 1977-03-13


Highest Snowfall (inches)

Rank Value Date
1 18.7 1993-03-13
2 13.2 1960-03-03
3 11.6 1916-03-15
4 11.4 1902-03-05
5 11.1 1970-03-29
6 9.6 1906-03-15
7 9.0 2011-03-23
- 9.0 1914-03-01
9 8.4 1974-03-29
10 8.2 1994-03-03

 


Month's Average Temperature (Normal: 36.9 °F):

Warmest:
Rank Value Year
1 48.8 2012
2 47.8 1945
3 47.2 1946
4 45.9 1903
5 45.8 1921
6 44.2 1910
7 43.3 1936
8 42.8 2010
9 42.7 2000
10 42.4 1929

Coldest:
Rank Value Year
1 25.3 1960
2 28.9 1916
3 30.5 1906
4 30.5 1941
5 30.8 1940
6 30.8 1984
7 31.1 2014
8 31.4 1937
9 31.5 1926
10 31.5 1956

Month's Precipitation (Normal: 2.55"):

Wettest:
Rank Value Year
1 7.02 1912
2 6.52 1940
3 5.74 1916
4 5.25 1936
5 5.21 2008
6 5.13 2011
7 5.05 1914
8 5.00 1913
9 4.83 1977
10 4.75 1974


Driest:

Rank Value Year
1 0.49 1981
2 0.77 1910
3 0.93 1924
4 1.13 2009
5 1.18 1987
6 1.21 1915
7 1.31 2006
8 1.34 1995
9 1.44 2004
10 1.45 1969

 

Month's Snowfall (Normal: 9.0"):

Greatest:

Rank Value Year
1 38.0 1916-03-31
2 32.0 1993-03-31
3 29.7 1967-03-31
4 22.3 1960-03-31
- 22.3 1906-03-31
6 20.7 1941-03-31
7 20.6 1994-03-31
- 20.6 197003-31
9 20.5 1914
10 19.3 1950


Least:

Rank Value Year
1 T 1946
- T 1945
- T 1927
- T 1921
- T 1903
6 0.3 2012
7 0.5 2010
8 0.6 1954
9 0.7 2008
- 0.7 1913

 

Page last updated: 3.2.2016

 

April Daily Records for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Avoca), PA

Page last updated: 07.17.2013

Period of Record: 1901-Present
 
  Maximum Temperature Minimum Temperature Rainfall Snowfall
Date High Year Low Year High Year Low Year Maximum Year Maximum Year
01 79 1917 25 1919 56 (1998) 8 (1923) 1.04 1998 5.8 1924
02 80 1967 34 1992 57 (1967) 19 (1911) 2.46 2005 2.4 1965
03 80 1963 30 1943 59 (1963) 18 (1954) 1.32 1901 0.9 1990
04 80 1921 28 1975 60 (1981) 19 (1995) 2.07 1987 6.9 1957
05 83 1910 31 1975 56 (1910) 17 (1995) 2.35 1947 0.5 1914
06 83 1929 29 1943 58 (1929) 18 (1982) 0.94 1924 7.0 1938
07 86 2010 26 1982 60 (2010) 14 (1982) 0.68 1994 4.7 1956
08 85 1929 30 1972 55 (1929) 19 (1972) 0.96 2000 3.7 1956
09 79 1991 34 1917 61 (2013) 20 (1977) 1.51 1998 2.8 1918
10 82 1922 35 1961 59 (1922) 20 (1985) 1.59 1993 4.0 1961
11 83 1945 37 1918 53 (1915) 20 (1909) 1.00 1922 1.0 1986
12 84 1977 35 1918 59 (1945) 20 (1926) 1.34 1933 4.0 1933
13 85 1945 33 1940 56 (2002) 22 (1990) 0.97 2004 4.0 1961
14 84 1968 34 1943 57 (1941) 22 (1950) 1.06 1909 1.5 1950
15 85 1994 34 1943 60 (2002) 22 (1926) 2.83 1983 2.5 1962
16 88 2012 35 2007 62 (2002) 20 (1943) 1.48 1993 10.0 2007
17 90 2002 38 2007 59 (2002) 23 (1908) 1.08 1982 1.5 1935
18 92 1976 37 1953 68 (2002) 28 (2001) 0.80 1924 5.5 1983
19 91 1976 33 1983 65 (1976) 24 (1904) 1.44 1998 9.1 1983
20 91 1941 34 1904 63 (1941) 22 (1904) 1.08 1950 5.0 1983
21 85 1985 40 1947 59 (1976) 26 (1925) 1.04 1991 0.1 1991
22 87 1902 39 1940 59 (1976) 25 (1904) 1.27 2012 2.4 1986
23 86 2001 38 1930 55 (2001) 24 (1930) 1.20 1906 5.2 1986
24 87 1960 38 1930 57 (1957) 25 (1930) 1.50 1968 4.2 1967
25 88 1915 38 1919 64 (1960) 23 (1919) 0.85 2010 3.2 1983
26 90 2009 43 1971 65 (1915) 26 (1972) 1.35 1953 1.2 1919
27 93 2009 40 1946 60 (2009) 28 (2002) 1.57 1979 1.0 1946
28 91 1990 39 1928 62 (1962) 27 (1972) 1.75 1923 2.0 1928
29 85 1974 37 1909 65 (1962) 28 (2001) 1.55 1909 0.0 2013
30 86 1942 43 1925 61 (1936) 30 (2012) 0.84 1947 0.0 2013


April Extremes: Daily
  • Record High: 93 °F on the 18th in 2009
  • Record Low: 8 °F on the 1st in 1923
  • Lowest Maximum: 25 °F on the 1st in 1919
  • Highest Minimum: 68 °F on the 18th in 2002
  • Highest Rainfall: 2.83" on the 15th in 1983
  • Highest Snowfall: 10.0" on the 16th in 2007
Daily Top Five:

Highest Temperature (°F)
Rank Highest Date Year
1 93 27 2009
2 92 18 1976
3 91 28 1990
4 91 19 1976
5 91 20 1941


Lowest Temperature (°F)
Rank Lowest Date Year
1 8 1 1923
2 14 7 1982
3 15 1 1964
4 17 5 1995
5 18 6 1982


Highest Rainfall (inches)
Rank Highest Date Year
1 2.83 15 1983
2 2.46 2 2005
3 2.35 4 1947
4 2.07 5 1987
5 1.75 28 1923


Highest Snowfall (inches)
Rank Highest Date Year
1 10.0 16 2007
2 9.1 19 1983
3 7.0 6 1938
4 6.9 4 1957
5 6.2 6 1982


Month's Top Five:

Month's Average Temperature (Normal: 48.6 °F):

Warmest:
Rank Value Year
1 55.6 1921
2 55.0 1941
3 53.9 1915
4 53.4 2010
5 52.9 1968


Coldest:
Rank Value Year
1 41.4 1943
2 42.0 1961
3 42.0 1907
4 43.3 1926
5 43.5 1972


Month's Precipitation (Normal: 3.33"):

Wettest:
Rank Value Year
1 9.56 1983
2 7.47 1993
3 6.64 1947
4 6.51 2011
5 5.81 1957


Driest:
Rank Value Year
1 0.64 1932
2 0.96 1997
3 0.97 1989
4 1.02 1946
5 1.02 1907


Month's Snowfall (Normal: 3.3"):

Greatest:
Rank Value Year
1 26.7 1983
2 12.1 1938
3 12.1 1918
4 12.0 1956
5 10.6 2007

 
May Daily Records for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Avoca), PA

Page last updated: 07.17.2013

Period of Record: 1901-Present
 
  Maximum Temperature Minimum Temperature Rainfall Snowfall
Date High Year Low Year High Year Low Year Maximum Year Maximum Year
01 88 1942 43 1943 61 (1983) 29 (1978) 1.65 1989 0.2 1963
02 87 2001 46 1909 66 (2010) 27 (1903) 1.20 1985 0.0 2013
03 88 2001 47 1971 60 (1983) 28 (1957) 1.44 1934 0.0 2013
04 90 1913 45 1935 62 (1934) 32 (2002) 1.28 1972 0.0 2013
05 90 1949 43 1917 62 (1955) 27 (1974) 0.98 1989 0.0 2013
06 90 1949 48 1974 67 (1944) 34 (1910) 1.38 1989 0.4 1967
07 90 1930 44 1967 63 (1941) 31 (1996) 1.50 1908 0.0 2013
08 90 1936 42 1947 63 (1964) 30 (1956) 1.38 1923 0.4 1977
09 90 1979 40 1977 66 (1964) 31 (1966) 1.05 1939 2.0 1977
10 89 1993 43 1913 63 (1965) 29 (1966) 1.24 1954 0.0 2013
11 91 1948 46 1907 61 (2007) 31 (2010) 1.20 1996 0.0 2013
12 87 1953 48 2010 65 (1936) 29 (1907) 1.19 1952 0.0 2013
13 88 2004 46 2013 63 (2004) 32 (2013) 1.54 1971 0 2013
14 87 1907 53 1948 64 (2004) 29 (2013) 1.15 1978 0.0 2013
15 87 2007 48 1959 64 (1976) 32 (1936) 2.29 2012 0.0 2013
16 90 1998 48 1915 63 (1911) 34 (1973) 1.19 1942 0.0 2013
17 90 1962 50 1994 66 (1943) 30 (1956) 0.74 1970 0.4 1973
18 93 1962 49 2002 65 (1962) 32 (1983) 0.93 2002 0.0 2013
19 92 1962 47 1976 64 (1996) 30 (2009) 1.84 1988 0.0 2013
20 91 1996 48 1957 72 (1996) 33 (2002) 1.36 1949 0.0 2013
21 92 1934 50 1929 68 (1975) 30 (2002) 1.52 1947 0.0 2013
22 93 1911 50 1909 68 (1959) 31 (2002) 2.67 1942 0.0 2013
23 93 1911 53 1963 66 (2004) 36 (1998) 1.08 1913 0.0 2013
24 88 1975 53 1956 68 (1902) 32 (1963) 2.00 1979 0.0 2013
25 91 1904 48 1925 68 (1991) 30 (1956) 2.18 1952 0.0 2013
26 92 2010 49 1907 68 (1991) 39 (1972) 0.98 1943 0.0 2013
27 90 1914 49 1961 67 (1991) 35 (1969) 2.00 1946 0.0 2013
28 91 1908 50 1902 70 (1939) 36 (1994) 1.05 1984 0.0 2013
29 91 1969 56 1967 71 (1969) 36 (2008) 1.62 1990 0.0 2013
30 93 2006 52 1953 67 (2011) 37 (1996) 0.84 1972 0.0 2013
31 91 2011 55 1910 69 (1991) 36 (1996) 2.30 1972 0.0 2013


May Extremes: Daily
  • Record High: 93 °F on the 30th in 2006
  • Record Low: 27 °F on the 5th in 1974
  • Lowest Maximum: 40 °F on the 9th in 1977
  • Highest Minimum: 72 °F on the 20th in 1996
  • Highest Rainfall: 2.67" on the 33nd in 1942
  • Highest Snowfall: 2.0" on the 9th in 1977
Daily Top Five:

Highest Temperature (°F)
Rank Highest Date Year
1 93 30 2006
2 93 18 1962
3 93 23 1911
4 93 22 1911
5 92 26 2010


Lowest Temperature (°F)
Rank Lowest Date Year
1 27 5 1974
2 27 2 1903
3 28 3 1957
4 29 14 1996
5 29 1 1978


Highest Rainfall (inches)
Rank Highest Date Year
1 2.67 22 1942
2 2.30 31 1972
3 2.29 25 1952
4 2.18 25 1952
5 2.00 24 1979


Highest Snowfall (inches)
Rank Highest Date Year
1 2.0 9 1977
2 0.6 9 1966
3 0.4 8 1977
4 0.4 17 1973
5 0.4 6 1967


Month's Top Five:

Month's Average Temperature (Normal: 58.6 °F):

Warmest:
Rank Value Year
1 66.1 1944
2 65.8 1911
3 65.7 1991
4 65.0 2012
5 64.9 1975


Coldest:
Rank Value Year
1 51.5 1917
2 52.7 1967
3 53.3 1973
4 53.7 1907
5 54.2 1997


Month's Precipitation (Normal: 3.52"):

Wettest:
Rank Value Year
1 8.02 1989
2 7.62 1946
3 7.33 1972
4 6.99 1947
5 6.73 1942


Driest:
Rank Value Year
1 0.77 1959
2 0.84 1962
3 0.96 1903
4 0.98 1964
5 1.25 1905


Month's Snowfall (Normal: 0.0"):

Greatest:
Rank Value Year
1 2.4 1977
2 0.6 1966
3 0.4 1973
4 0.4 1967
5 0.2 1963
 

 

June Daily Records for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Avoca), PA

Period of Record: 1901-Present

 
  Maximum Temperature Minimum Temperature Rainfall
Date High Year Low Year High Year Low Year Maximum Year
01 93 1937 52 1945 70 (2011) 36 (2009) 2.85 1982
02 94 1919 51 1907 71 (1918) 38 (2003) 1.26 1946
03 99 1919 55 1945 69 (1943) 35 (1986) 1.80 1922
04 98 1919 49 1945 72 (1943) 40 (1977) 1.20 1914
05 97 1925 53 1945 70 (1925) 40 (1964) 2.26 1986
06 95 1925 55 2000 71 (1934) 42 (1946) 2.21 2000
07 94 1925 56 1998 67 (1966) 37 (1958) 1.49 1931
08 93 1925 58 1913 71 (1965) 38 (1932) 0.91 1903
09 96 1933 56 1977 71 (1984) 39 (1983) 0.94 1977
10 93 1984 60 1988 70 (2005) 37 (1988) 1.06 2013
11 95 1947 60 1910 72 (2005) 34 (1972) 1.52 1936
12 91 1949 58 1903 71 (2005) 40 (1980) 1.92 1903
13 92 1984 56 1982 69 (1969) 40 (1979) 1.33 1982
14 92 2005 57 1933 74 (2005) 40 (1912) 1.80 1919
15 93 1945 56 1971 68 (1994) 39 (1978) 2.76 1969
16 92 1967 59 1959 74 (1981) 40 (1961) 2.29 1967
17 96 1952 61 1999 72 (1905) 42 (1980) 2.32 1922
18 93 1994 59 1973 71 (1975) 42 (1958) 1.48 1936
19 94 1923 58 1950 72 (1976) 45 (2008) 1.78 1948
20 95 1953 62 1958 73 (1908) 41 (1926) 2.76 1936
21 96 1953 60 1992 74 (1953) 45 (1968) 1.97 1937
22 93 1988 62 1992 72 (1921) 41 (1940) 2.28 1987
23 94 1965 54 1972 71 (1976) 41 (1918) 1.58 2011
24 94 1923 59 1972 71 (1975) 46 (1925) 0.92 1989
25 95 1952 60 1974 73 (1952) 41 (1979) 2.16 2006
26 98 1952 65 1981 77 (1952) 43 (1979) 1.45 2006
27 94 1966 60 1938 76 (1952) 46 (2004) 2.41 2006
28 92 2005 60 1985 71 (2010) 45 (1970) 2.12 1973
29 96 1959 64 1902 74 (1959) 47 (1970) 2.53 1980
30 97 1964 61 1943 75 (1906) 44 (1923) 1.92 1990


June Extremes: Daily
  • Record High: 99 °F on the 3rd in 1919
  • Record Low: 34 °F on the 11th in 1972
  • Lowest Maximum: 49 °F on the 4th in 1945
  • Highest Minimum: 77 °F on the 26th in 1952
  • Highest Rainfall: 2.85" on the 1st in 1982
Daily Top Five:

Highest Temperature (°F)
Rank Highest Date Year
1 99 3 1919
2 98 26 1952
3 98 4 1919
4 97 30 1964
5 97 5 1925


Lowest Temperature (°F)
Rank Lowest Date Year
1 34 11 1972
2 35 3 1986
3 36 1 2009
4 37 10 1988
5 37 7 1958


Highest Rainfall (inches)
Rank Highest Date Year
1 2.85 1 1982
2 2.76 15 1969
3 2.76 20 1936
4 2.53 29 1980
5 2.41 27 2006


Month's Top Five:

Month's Average Temperature (Normal: 67.1 °F):

Warmest:
Rank Value Year
1 73.3 1943
2 72.7 1949
3 72.6 2005
4 71.7 1919
5 71.3 1934


Coldest:
Rank Value Year
1 62.2 1958
2 62.5 1926
3 62.9 1972
4 63.0 1916
5 63.1 1927


Month's Precipitation (Normal: 4.03"):

Wettest:
Rank Value Year
1 9.00 2006
2 7.73 1903
3 7.68 1948
4 7.54 2003
5 7.22 1982


Driest:
Rank Value Year
1 0.27 1966
2 0.82 1988
3 0.99 1955
4 1.22 1965
5 1.29 1939
 

 

July Daily Records for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Avoca), PA

Period of Record: 1901-Present

  Maximum Temperature Minimum Temperature Rainfall
Date High Year Low Year High Year Low Year Maximum Year
01 97 1931 63 1988 72 (1941) 44 (1988) 2.43 1946
02 98 1966 68 1993 72 (1941) 44 (2007) 1.83 1933
03 101 1966 62 1982 72 (1901) 45 (1957) 1.57 2011
04 99 1911 61 1978 74 (1999) 46 (1986) 1.88 1925
05 98 1919 59 1972 76 (1999) 45 (1979) 2.23 1928
06 98 1911 65 1956 76 (1999) 43 (1979) 1.68 1935
07 98 1988 61 1969 73 (1993) 44 (1979) 2.34 1931
08 99 1988 64 1947 74 (1929) 45 (2000) 2.69 1924
09 103 1936 65 1918 74 (1981) 46 (1963) 2.86 1952
10 101 1936 65 1917 74 (1926) 48 (1983) 1.70 1959
11 99 1936 65 1917 71 (1988) 47 (1983) 1.18 1950
12 96 1936 61 1990 72 (1943) 45 (1945) 2.44 1990
13 95 1966 63 1976 72 (1981) 49 (2001) 3.12 1948
14 100 1936 69 1960 74 (1912) 48 (1904) 1.69 2017
15 100 1995 62 1903 79 (1995) 49 (1924) 3.48 1945
16 101 1988 68 1989 74 (1983) 48 (1930) 1.45 1979
17 97 2012 72 1945 75 (2005) 47 (1974) 1.07 1911
18 98 1953 67 1925 75 (2005) 49 (1956) 2.36 1904
19 95 1991 65 2000 73 (1988) 50 (2018) 1.81 1945
20 96 1991 68 1969 74 (1946) 46 (1965) 1.49 1982
21 99 1930 65 1915 73 (2011) 47 (1965) 1.59 1927
22 98 2011 68 1958 80 (2011) 50 (1950) 1.58 1994
23 97 2016 62 2007 76 (2011) 49 (2000) 1.50 2008
24 95 2016 67 1997 77 (2012) 49 (1985) 3.28 1933
25 96 1941 66 1920 75 (1910) 48 (1903) 1.96 1914
26 94 2005 64 1920 73 (1995) 47 (1976) 1.48 1985
27 94 1964 66 2004 72 (1973) 47 (1977) 2.34 1934
28 95 1931 67 1914 74 (1929) 44 (1903) 2.40 1945
29 96 1949 70 1996 74 (2002) 51 (1989) 2.04 1901
30 94 1933 70 1914 72 (1933) 47 (1997) 2.82 2000
31 98 1917 65 1925 76 (1917) 47 (1956) 2.85 1946

 

July Extremes:

Daily

  • Record High: 103 °F on the 9th in 1936
  • Record Low: 43 °F on the 6th in 1979
  • Lowest Maximum: 59 °F on the 5th in 1972
  • Highest Minimum: 80 °F on the 22nd in 2011
  • Highest Rainfall: 3.48" on the 15th in 1945

Daily Top Ten:

Highest Temperature (°F)

 

Rank Highest Date Year
1 103.0 09 1936
2 101.0 16 1988
- 101.0 03 1966
- 101.0 10 1936
5 100.0 15 1995
- 100.0 14 1936
7 99.0 08 1988
- 99.0 11 1936
- 99.0 21 1930
- 99.0 04 1911

 

Lowest Temperature (°F)

Rank Highest Date Year
1 43.0 06 1979
2 44.0 02 2007
- 44.0 01 1988
- 44.0 07 1979
- 44.0 28 1903
6 45.0 08 2000
- 45.0 05 1979
- 45.0 03 1957
- 45.0 12 1945
10 46.0 02 2010

 

Highest Rainfall (inches)

Rank Highest Date Year
1 3.48 15 1945
2 3.28 24 1933
3 3.12 13 1948
4 2.86 09 1952
5 2.85 31 1946
6 2.82 30 2000
7 2.69 08 1924
8 2.61 30 2016
9 2.60 09 1935
10 2.49 09 1931

 

July's Top Ten:

July's Average Temperature (Normal: 71.4 °F):

Warmest:

Rank Highest Year
1 77.4 1955
2 76.7 1949
3 76.0 2016
4 76.0 2012
- 76.0 1921
- 76.0 1901
7 75.8 1988
8 75.4 1993
9 75.3 2005
10 75.3 1952

 

Coldest:

Rank Highest Year
1 67.2 2000
2 67.5 1956
3 68.2 2001
4 68.3 2009
5 68.7 1960
6 68.8 1996
7 69.2 1976
8 69.4 1925
9 69.4 1909
10 69.4 1978

 

July's Precipitation (Normal: 3.79"):

Wettest:

Rank Highest Year
1 11.75 1945
2 9.70 1947
3 9.41 1946
4 8.74 1931
5 8.57 1928
6 7.91 1935
7 7.25 1986
8 7.17 1948
9 6.97 2018
10 6.81 1969

 

Driest:

Rank Highest Year
1 0.58 1939
2 0.73 1936
3 1.04 1993
4 1.06 1929
5 1.09 1910
6 1.13 1955
7 1.23 1972
- 1.23 1968
- 1.23 1964
10 1.30 1965

 

Update 09/06/2018

August Daily Records for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Avoca), PA

Period of Record: 1901-Present

  Maximum Temperature Minimum Temperature Rainfall
Date High Year Low Year High Year Low Year Maximum Year
01 96 1955 67 1976 73 (2006) 48 (1910) 1.36 1965
02 96 2002 65 1921 76 (2006) 47 (1947) 1.01 1952
03 97 1930 68 1921 72 (1995) 45 (1927) 1.34 1971
04 98 1930 67 1971 75 (1930) 49 (1956) 1.42 1903
05 94 1955 66 1903 77 (1944) 45 (1972) 1.87 1928
06 100 1918 67 2004 72 (1940) 43 (1957) 2.83 2011
07 102 1918 64 1975 74 (1918) 48 (1994) 1.60 2007
08 94 2001 67 1989 74 (1916) 44 (1903) 0.98 2007
09 98 2001 68 1962 72 (1930) 46 (1989) 1.07 1917
10 93 1911 61 1962 73 (2016) 48 (1964) 1.10 1904
11 96 1944 65 1982 72 (2016) 46 (1972) 3.69 2003
12 96 1944 61 1979 72 (2016) 48 (2006) 1.83 1964
13 98 1944 66 1934 73 (2016) 42 (1930) 4.34 2018
14 96 2005 67 1930 76 (1988) 44 (1941) 1.78 1912
15 94 1995 60 1979 74 (1995) 46 (2013) 2.41 1969
16 93 1938 65 1903 76 (1938) 49 (1979) 3.18 1966
17 95 1913 63 1972 72 (1938) 43 (1979) 1.55 1994
18 93 1995 60 1927 71 (2017) 44 (1941) 4.40 1955
19 91 1916 68 2007 73 (2015) 44 (1924) 0.91 1954
20 94 1983 61 1990 73 (1906) 45 (1998) 1.22 1997
21 95 1916 60 2007 72 (1937) 43 (2000) 1.07 1991
22 98 1916 65 1965 70 (1959) 42 (1982) 2.80 1937
23 95 1936 64 1930 72 (1968) 44 (1973) 2.46 1933
24 92 1947 65 1945 72 (1968) 44 (1971) 2.97 1945
25 95 1948 64 1967 72 (2007) 38 (1940) 1.82 1941
26 98 1948 59 1940 73 (1948) 45 (1944) 0.90 1961
27 96 1948 59 1927 70 (1979) 44 (1910) 1.85 1987
28 95 1948 59 1940 73 (1973) 44 (1957) 3.23 2011
29 95 1953 58 1903 72 (1948) 38 (1982) 1.95 2006
30 96 1953 62 1911 73 (2005) 41 (1986) 0.98 1955
31 95 1953 58 1911 71 (1980) 41 (1934) 2.63 1940

 

August Extremes:

Daily

  • Record High: 102 °F on the 7th in 1918
  • Record Low: 38 °F on the 29th in 1982
  • Lowest Maximum: 58 °F on the 31st in 1911
  • Highest Minimum: 77 °F on the 5th in 1944
  • Highest Rainfall: ?.??" on the ??th in ????

Daily Top Ten:

Highest Temperature (°F)

Rank Highest Date Year
1 102.0 07 1918
2 100.0 06 1918
3 98.0 09 2001
- 98.0 26 1948
- 98.0 13 1944
- 98.0 04 1930
- 98.0 22 1916
8 97.0 13 2005
- 97.0 04 2005
- 97.0 03 1930

 

Lowest Temperature (°F)

Rank Highest Date Year
1 38.0 29 1982
- 38.0 25 1940
3 40.0 29 1986
4 41.0 30 1986
- 41.0 31 1934
- 41.0 30 1934
7 42.0 22 1982
- 42.0 31 1976
- 42.0 31 1946
- 42.0 13 1930

 

Highest Rainfall (inches)

Rank Highest Date Year
1 4.40 18 1955
2 4.34 13 2018
3 3.69 11 2003
4 3.23 28 2011
5 3.18 16 1966
6 2.97 24 1945
7 2.86 13 1955
8 2.83 06 2011
9 2.80 22 1937
10 2.63 31 1940

 

August's Top Ten:

August's Average Temperature (Normal: 69.7 °F):

Warmest:

Rank Highest Year
1 86.9 1995
2 86.3 2005
3 85.4 1980
4 84.9 1939
5 84.8 1938
6 84.6 2016
7 84.3 1944
8 84.2 2002
9 83.9 1937
10 83.9 1959

 

Coldest:

Rank Highest Year
1 73.9 1903
2 74.4 1927
3 76.0 1982
4 76.1 1915
5 76.1 1912
6 76.5 1946
7 76.5 1934
8 76.5 1986
9 76.7 2000
10 76.9 1994

 

August's Precipitation (Normal: 3.41"):

Wettest:

Rank Highest Year
1 11.76 1955
2 10.59 2018
3 8.17 1915
4 8.06 1933
5 8.03 2011
6 6.88 1901
7 6.84 1911
8 6.78 1994
9 6.60 1926
10 6.43 1937

 

Driest:

Rank Highest Year
1 0.67 1916
2 0.78 1953
3 0.95 1995
4 1.22 1909
5 1.23 1980
6 1.24 1996
7 1.35 1925
8 1.38 1957
9 1.39 1947
10 1.43 2013

 

Update 09/06/2018

September Daily Records for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Avoca), PA

Period of Record: 1901-Present

  Maximum Temperature Minimum Temperature Rainfall
Date High Year Low Year High Year Low Year Maximum Year
01 97 1932 62 2002 72 (1962) 41 (1926) 2.59 2003
02 99 1953 61 1951 71 (1959) 43 (2017) 1.32 1990
03 100 1953 60 1935 73 (1993) 42 (1967) 1.39 1974
04 92 1929 61 1974 75 (1953) 40 (1997) 1.33 1905
05 90 1983 58 1924 71 (1985) 43 (1997) 1.51 1939
06 93 1922 60 1928 72 (1985) 40 (1938) 2.81 2011
07 92 2015 61 1949 70 (1996) 38 (1962) 1.86 1958
08 95 2015 59 1917 70 (2007) 41 (1940) 1.88 1987
09 95 1959 57 1914 70 (2016) 39 (1956) 1.58 2008
10 96 1931 52 1924 70 (2016) 34 (1956) 1.13 1950
11 95 2013 59 1960 71 (1947) 36 (1917) 2.78 1907
12 97 1931 59 1965 70 (1906) 36 (1917) 2.54 1960
13 92 2005 55 1911 68 (1961) 37 (1985) 1.42 1944
14 92 1952 55 2013 69 (1961) 34 (1911) 1.51 1933
15 92 1915 55 1954 69 (1912) 35 (1902) 2.46 2002
16 90 1991 58 1999 72 (2005) 37 (1964) 4.91 1999
17 87 1991 51 1945 66 (1991) 36 (2013) 2.54 2004
18 88 1948 59 1959 70 (2016) 35 (1943) 3.49 2004
19 90 1983 57 1990 69 (1942) 34 (1959) 0.88 1960
20 91 1983 56 1956 67 (1988) 33 (1993) 1.43 1938
21 92 1931 52 1938 70 (1906) 32 (1956) 3.10 1913
22 94 1931 52 1904 71 (1980) 31 (1904) 1.31 1992
23 91 1914 51 1981 68 (1965) 33 (1904) 2.10 1923
24 91 2017 48 1950 71 (1926) 30 (1974) 1.72 2001
25 92 2017 52 1902 68 (1945) 34 (1928) 2.53 1902
26 91 2017 53 2000 66 (2017) 34 (1947) 1.46 1977
27 91 2017 52 1984 65 (1998) 30 (1947) 5.98 1985
28 84 1946 48 1984 67 (1945) 30 (1957) 2.00 1908
29 85 1921 51 1936 69 (1959) 29 (2000) 2.00 1924
30 87 1953 50 1993 67 (1959) 32 (1991) 3.69 2010

 

September Extremes: Daily

  • Record High: 100 °F on the 3rd in 1953
  • Record Low: 29 °F on the 29th in 1924
  • Lowest Maximum: 48 °F on the 28th in 1984
  • Highest Minimum: 75 °F on the 4th in 1953
  • Maximum Precipitation: 5.98" on the 27th in 1985

Daily Top 10:

Highest Temperature (°F)

Rank Value Date
1 100.0 09/03/1953
2 99.0 09/02/1953
3 97.0 09/01/1932
4 97.0 09/12/1931
5 96.0 09/10/1931
6 96.0 09/03/1929
7 95.0 09/08/2015
8 95.0 09/11/2013
9 95.0 09/10/1983
10 95.0 09/02/1980

 

Lowest Temperature (°F)

Rank Value Date
1 29.0 09/29/2000
2 30.0 09/24/1974
3 30.0 09/28/1957
4 30.0 09/28/1947
5 30.0 09/27/1947
6 31.0 09/24/1963
7 31.0 09/27/1957
8 31.0 09/22/1904
9 32.0 09/30/1991
10 32.0 09/21/1956

 

Highest Precipitation (inches)

Rank Value Date
1 5.98 09/27/1985
2 4.91 09/16/1999
3 3.69 09/30/2010
4 3.49 09/18/2004
5 3.33 09/30/1924
6 3.10 09/21/1913
7 2.81 09/06/2011
8 2.78 09/11/1907
9 2.59 09/01/2003
10 2.54 09/17/2004

 

Month's Top 10:

 

Month's Average Temperature (Normal: 62.2 °F):

Warmest:

Rank Value Date
1 68.9 2015
2 68.4 1961
3 68.3 1931
4 68.1 1921
5 67.6 2005
6 67.3 1959
7 67.1 2016
8 66.4 1930
9 66.3 1906
10 66.1 1980

 

Coldest:

Rank Value Date
1 57.9 1956
2 58.6 1918
3 59.0 1924
4 59.5 1917
5 59.5 1962
6 59.9 1975
7 60.0 1963
8 60.0 2000
9 60.1 1928
10 60.1 1966

 

Month's Precipitation (Normal: 4.07"):

Wettest:

Rank Value Date
1 11.46 2011
2 9.76 1999
3 9.38 2004
4 8.35 2003
5 8.15 1987
6 7.83 1985
7 7.78 1960
8 7.35 1924
9 7.11 1958
10 7.11 1907

 

Driest:

Rank Value Date
1 0.52 1943
2 0.69 2014
3 0.80 2005
4 0.82 1964
5 0.90 1948
6 0.91 1917
7 0.99 1961
8 1.00 1941
9 1.05 1914
10 1.09 1959

 

October Daily Records for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Avoca), PA

Period of Record: 1901-Present

  Maximum Temperature Minimum Temperature Rainfall Snowfall
Date High Year Low Year High Year Low Year Maximum Year Maximum Year
01 87 1905 49 1966 67 (1954) 30 (1993) 1.17 1902 0.0 2017
02 91 1927 46 1974 63 (1927) 30 (1997) 2.97 1929 0.0 2017
03 84 1919 44 1974 64 (1927) 30 (2003) 2.60 1927 0.2 1974
04 85 2007 45 1965 67 (1954) 27 (1974) 1.54 1962 0.0 2017
05 89 1941 45 1965 67 (1919) 30 (1965) 1.53 1932 0.0 2017
06 87 1922 48 1901 69 (1941) 26 (1958) 2.30 1932 0.0 2017
07 89 1941 48 1953 68 (1941) 28 (1999) 2.09 1951 0.0 2017
08 87 2007 48 1989 69 (2017) 28 (1935) 1.83 2005 0.0 2017
09 84 2007 43 2000 68 (2017) 26 (2000) 3.27 1903 0.0 2017
10 87 1949 37 1925 65 (1990) 28 (1925) 1.21 1971 0.1 1925
11 86 1949 41 1906 62 (1914) 26 (1956) 2.08 2007 0.0 2017
12 86 1954 46 1919 61 (1954) 26 (1996) 1.58 1927 0.0 2017
13 81 1995 43 1988 65 (1990) 27 (2012) 0.98 1990 0.0 2017
14 84 1954 44 1945 63 (2014) 29 (1991) 1.31 2011 0.0 2017
15 81 1947 40 2009 64 (2014) 29 (2006) 2.62 2014 0.0 2017
16 84 1947 42 2009 60 (1936) 28 (1944) 1.73 2002 0.2 2009
17 87 1908 41 2009 61 (1928) 24 (1937) 1.35 1989 0.6 1977
18 82 2016 40 1972 65 (1947) 24 (1972) 1.85 1927 0.6 1972
19 81 1963 38 1972 63 (1947) 22 (1974) 3.09 1996 0.2 1972
20 79 1963 39 1974 59 (1915) 19 (1972) 1.97 1976 0.9 1952
21 81 1979 39 1940 59 (1979) 22 (1972) 4.01 1995 0.0 2017
22 83 1979 40 1988 60 (1935) 22 (1940) 1.12 1984 0.0 2017
23 82 1947 38 1969 58 (1956) 25 (1969) 2.20 1937 0.2 1964
24 77 2001 42 1909 58 (1975) 21 (1969) 1.23 1917 0.3 1960
25 77 1963 38 1962 61 (1908) 27 (1962) 1.38 1980 0.3 1955
26 79 1963 34 1962 58 (2012) 24 (1952) 2.53 1943 4.4 1962
27 78 1984 35 1914 61 (1984) 23 (1936) 1.75 2003 0.0 2017
28 81 2014 38 2008 61 (1984) 21 (1936) 2.02 2015 1.0 2008
29 76 1946 37 1925 63 (1946) 22 (1940) 1.69 2012 9.1 2011
30 78 1946 35 1925 64 (1946) 25 (1969) 2.12 1917 2.1 1925
31 75 1950 38 1917 58 (1956) 22 (1988) 1.16 1935 1.9 1993

 

October Extremes: Daily

  • Record High: 91 °F on the 2nd in 1927
  • Record Low: 19 °F on the 20th in 1972
  • Lowest Maximum: 34 °F on the 26th in 1962
  • Highest Minimum: 69 °F on the 6th in 1941
  • Highest Rainfall: 4.01" on the 21st in 1995
  • Highest Snowfall: 9.1" on the 29th in 2011

Daily Top 10:

Highest Temperature (°F)

Rank Value Date
1 91.0 10/02/1927
2 89.0 10/07/1941
3 89.0 10/05/1941
4 88.0 10/05/1951
5 87.0 10/08/2007
6 87.0 10/02/1950
7 87.0 10/10/1949
8 87.0 10/06/1922
9 87.0 10/17/1908
10 87.0 10/01/1905

 

Lowest Temperature (°F)

Rank Value Date
1 19.0 10/20/1972
2 21.0 10/24/1969
3 21.0 10/28/1936
4 22.0 10/31/1988
5 22.0 10/28/1976
6 22.0 10/19/1974
7 22.0 10/21/1972
8 22.0 10/29/1940
9 22.0 10/22/1940
10 22.0 10/31/1925

 

Highest Rainfall (inches)

Rank Value Date
1 4.01 10/21/1995
2 3.27 10/09/1903
3 3.09 10/19/1996
4 2.97 10/02/1929
5 2.88 10/09/1976
6 2.62 10/15/2014
7 2.60 10/03/1927
8 2.53 10/26/1943
9 2.30 10/06/1932
10 2.20 10/23/1937

 

Highest Snowfall (inches)

Rank Value Date
1 9.1 10/29/2011
2 4.4 10/26/1962
3 2.1 10/30/1925
4 1.9 10/31/1993
5 1.0 10/28/2008
6 0.9 10/20/1952
7 0.6 10/17/1977
8 0.6 10/18/1972
9 0.5 10/28/1965
10 0.3 10/17/1970

 

Month's Top 10:

Month's Average Temperature (Normal: 50.9 °F):

Warmest:

Rank Value Date
1 59.1 1947
2 59.0 2007
3 58.6 2017
4 58.0 1984
5 57.7 1949
6 57.5 1920
7 56.7 1946
8 56.7 1963
9 56.5 1941
10 56.5 1995

 

Coldest:

Rank Value Date
1 45.3 1972
2 45.5 1925
3 46.3 1988
4 47.4 1917
5 47.4 1987
6 47.9 1907
7 48.0 1976
8 48.1 1909
9 48.2 1940
10 48.4 1977

 

Month's Precipitation (Normal: 3.34"):

Wettest:

Rank Value Date
1 9.16 1927
2 8.12 1976
3 7.87 2007
4 7.66 2005
5 7.15 1995
6 6.95 1955
7 6.49 1943
8 6.42 1903
9 6.07 1917
10 6.02 1937

 

Driest:

Rank Value Date
1 0.03 1963
2 0.08 1924
3 0.66 1928
4 0.76 1994
5 0.84 1982
6 0.85 1910
7 0.91 1916
8 1.01 2001
9 1.05 1914
10 1.06 1934

 

Month's Snowfall (Normal: 0.1"):

Greatest:

Rank Value Date
1 9.1 2011
2 4.4 1962
3 2.7 1925
4 1.9 1993
5 1.0 2008
6 1.0 1952
7 0.8 1972
8 0.6 1977
9 0.6 1965
10 0.4 1960

 

November Daily Records for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Avoca), PA

Period of Record: 1901-Present

  Maximum Temperature Minimum Temperature Rainfall Snowfall
Date High Year Low Year High Year Low Year Maximum Year Maximum Year
01 81 1950 35 1993 61 (1956) 22 (1925) 1.29 1932 0.7 1993
02 80 1982 39 2002 60 (1971) 25 (1965) 1.52 1979 0.3 1958
03 76 1982 38 1912 59 (1982) 24 (1986) 1.51 1910 4.5 1910
04 78 2015 35 1962 61 (1977) 22 (2013) 2.51 1910 9.0 1910
05 76 1935 36 1976 61 (1938) 19 (1991) 1.00 1969 2.7 1976
06 77 2015 35 1973 60 (1938) 21 (1951) 1.81 1948 3.4 1953
07 76 1975 33 1903 63 (1938) 21 (1962) 2.13 1963 6.2 1953
08 73 1937 34 1971 58 (1975) 18 (1960) 3.37 1996 0.4 1914
09 72 1975 35 1933 54 (1945) 18 (1971) S 1950 0.2 1971
10 73 1948 30 1973 57 (1966) 19 (2017) 1.73 1990 4.2 1987
11 72 2012 29 1987 55 (1935) 16 (2017) 1.43 1995 2.9 1986
12 71 1909 33 1910 51 (2012) 21 (1926) 1.09 1975 8.0 1968
13 72 1902 28 1911 53 (1964) 19 (1986) 1.97 1935 5.2 1904
14 71 1989 27 1942 56 (1951) 14 (1986) 1.75 1972 7.7 1995
15 72 1993 24 1933 58 (1989) 14 (1933) 1.90 2007 6.0 1906
16 69 1928 25 1933 60 (1927) 11 (1933) 3.00 2006 6.0 1906
17 68 1928 26 1924 56 (1918) 15 (1933) 2.18 1935 11.0 1935
18 74 1921 25 1959 55 (1954) 11 (1959) 0.80 1926 3.8 2007
19 71 1921 28 2014 56 (2015) 14 (1924) 1.56 2003 3.2 2016
20 75 1934 26 1951 57 (1913) 16 (1986) 1.42 1988 2.5 2016
21 72 1931 24 1987 61 (1931) 14 (1987) 1.33 1954 2.2 1937
22 72 1931 28 2008 58 (1953) 15 (2014) 2.12 1991 0.4 1928
23 72 1931 27 1956 53 (1999) 13 (1972) 1.03 2006 2.0 1989
24 70 2014 24 2013 56 (1979) 9 (2000) 1.90 1912 7.6 1907
25 70 1979 23 1938 54 (1908) 7 (1938) 3.46 1950 18.5 1971
26 68 1979 25 1917 53 (1908) 6 (1938) 0.83 2013 7.1 2014
27 64 1988 25 1936 50 (1988) 8 (1932) 1.26 1921 4.4 1940
28 72 1990 21 1901 53 (2011) 10 (1930) 2.03 1993 3.0 1950
29 67 2005 22 1929 58 (1934) 9 (1955) 1.44 1984 5.2 1995
30 70 1927 19 1976 57 (1934) 6 (1929) 1.10 1923 5.9 1972

 

November Extremes: Daily

  • Record High: 81 °F on the 1st in 1950
  • Record Low: 6 °F on the 26th in 1938
  • Lowest Maximum: 19 °F on the 30th in 1976
  • Highest Minimum: 63 °F on the 7th in 1938
  • Highest Rainfall: 3.46" on the 25th in 1950
  • Highest Snowfall: 18.5" on the 25th in 1971

Daily Top 10:

Highest Temperature (°F)

Rank Value Date
1 81.0 11/01/1950
2 80.0 11/02/1982
3 78.0 11/04/2015
4 78.0 11/04/1994
5 78.0 11/02/1950
6 77.0 11/06/2015
7 77.0 11/01/1974
8 77.0 11/01/1909
9 76.0 11/03/1982
10 76.0 11/07/1975

 

Lowest Temperature (°F)

Rank Value Date
1 6.0 11/26/1938
2 6.0 11/30/1929
3 7.0 11/25/1938
4 8.0 11/27/1932
5 9.0 11/24/2000
6 9.0 11/30/1995
7 9.0 11/30/1976
8 9.0 11/29/1955
9 10.0 11/30/1958
10 10.0 11/30/1936

 

Highest Rainfall (inches)

Rank Value Date
1 3.46 11/25/1950
2 3.37 11/08/1996
3 3.00 11/16/2006
4 2.82 11/08/1972
5 2.51 11/04/1910
6 2.41 11/16/1926
7 2.25 11/08/1943
8 2.22 11/16/1989
9 2.18 11/17/1935
10 2.13 11/07/1963

 

Highest Snowfall (inches)

Rank Value Date
1 18.5 11/25/1971
2 11.0 11/17/1935
3 9.0 11/04/1910
4 8.0 11/12/1968
5 7.7 11/14/1995
6 7.6 11/24/1907
7 7.4 11/17/1980
8 7.1 11/26/2014
9 7.0 11/24/1938
10 6.2 11/07/1953

 

Month's Top 10:

Month's Average Temperature (Normal: 41.4 °F):

Warmest:

Rank Value Date
1 49.1 1931
2 48.1 2015
3 47.8 1975
4 47.7 1948
5 47.4 1994
6 46.9 2001
7 45.9 2011
8 45.9 1979
9 45.7 2006
10 45.6 1902

 

Coldest:

Rank Value Date
1 34.7 1901
2 35.7 1995
3 36.0 1972
4 36.4 1996
5 36.4 1903
6 36.6 1962
7 36.6 1967
8 36.7 1933
9 36.7 1910
10 36.8 1917

 

Month's Precipitation (Normal: 3.14"):

Wettest:

Rank Value Date
1 7.69 1972
2 6.16 1935
3 6.06 2006
4 5.97 1945
5 5.80 1950
6 5.64 1910
7 5.27 1951
8 5.03 1921
9 4.70 1954
10 4.69 1926

 

Driest:

Rank Value Date
1 0.46 1939
2 0.62 1931
3 0.75 1908
4 0.76 1922
5 0.80 1976
6 0.83 1946
7 0.89 1917
8 0.95 1998
9 1.02 1978
10 1.04 1918

 

Month's Snowfall (Normal: 2.9"):

Greatest:

Rank Value Date
1 22.5 1971
2 18.6 1995
3 16.7 1910
4 13.0 1906
5 12.9 1935
6 12.2 1938
7 10.9 1968
8 10.1 1907
9 9.6 1953
10 8.7 1977

 

December Daily Records for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Avoca), PA

Period of Record: 1901-Present

  Maximum Temperature Minimum Temperature Rainfall Snowfall
Date High Year Low Year High Year Low Year Maximum Year Maximum Year
01 71 2006 24 1964 51 (1914) 5 (1936) 1.58 2010 3.0 1935
02 69 1914 20 1930 47 (1982) 6 (1976) 0.97 1936 3.0 1949
03 65 1998 14 1976 49 (1982) 3 (1976) 1.47 1905 8.0 1901
04 69 1998 18 1906 52 (1982) 4 (1926) 2.58 1950 4.0 1950
05 67 2001 19 1901 55 (1951) 4 (1926) 1.37 1938 5.5 1902
06 66 1998 20 1926 48 (2001) -5 (1901) 1.91 1953 5.9 1910
07 69 1998 23 1970 43 (1998) -1 (1901) 1.72 1914 6.2 1914
08 61 1980 20 1934 46 (1924) 6 (1906) 1.35 1963 1.3 1904
09 64 1966 14 1902 47 (1923) 3 (1902) 1.03 1973 5.0 1903
10 65 1966 12 1917 54 (1966) 4 (1958) 1.43 1907 3.8 1904
11 64 1979 16 1934 51 (1911) -1 (1958) 1.49 2008 4.4 1960
12 65 1911 14 1988 56 (1911) -5 (1988) 1.71 1983 6.7 1960
13 66 2015 12 1962 52 (2015) 2 (1960) 2.16 1983 7.6 1915
14 66 2015 16 2005 57 (2015) -5 (2005) 1.26 1956 7.8 1917
15 60 1971 14 1914 45 (2015) 2 (1904) 1.86 1901 4.2 1907
16 57 1971 14 1951 42 (2015) 1 (1917) 1.46 1902 3.0 1980
17 61 2000 15 1973 46 (2015) -4 (1919) 1.47 2000 5.6 1973
18 58 1928 10 1919 42 (1912) -6 (1919) 0.93 1961 8.3 1951
19 60 1929 17 1919 40 (2017) -1 (1919) 0.69 1995 9.4 1995
20 63 1988 5 1942 53 (1957) -10 (1942) 1.46 1957 4.6 1910
21 57 1953 13 1955 43 (1923) -5 (1942) 1.57 1973 8.0 1973
22 66 2013 12 1989 56 (2013) -1 (1989) 1.09 1916 12.2 1969
23 64 1990 12 1960 47 (2015) -2 (1960) 1.24 2004 6.9 1930
24 68 2015 9 1906 48 (2015) -9 (1989) 0.92 1910 5.9 1966
25 62 1964 4 1983 45 (1964) -7 (1980) 0.89 2002 3.8 1909
26 60 1964 10 1983 43 (2015) -2 (1983) 1.22 1957 10.3 1969
27 57 1949 14 1939 42 (1940) -3 (1914) 1.38 1964 6.5 1984
28 63 2008 15 2017 47 (1940) -4 (1960) 1.27 1942 9.7 1967
29 67 1984 2 1917 47 (1984) -10 (1933) 1.14 1948 5.3 2012
30 57 1984 3 1917 41 (1927) -13 (1917) 1.17 1948 2.5 1989
31 63 1965 5 1917 43 (1972) -7 (1917) 1.22 1947 3.5 2009

December Extremes: Daily

  • Record High: 71 °F on the 1st in 2006
  • Record Low: -13 °F on the 30th in 1917
  • Lowest Maximum: 2 °F on the 29th in 1917
  • Highest Minimum: 56 °F on the 12th in 1911
  • Highest Rainfall: 2.58" on the 4th in 1950
  • Highest Snowfall: 12.2" on the 22nd in 1969

Daily Top 10:

Highest Temperature (°F)

Rank Value Date
1 71.0 12/01/2006
2 69.0 12/07/1998
3 69.0 12/04/1998
4 69.0 12/02/1914
5 68.0 12/24/2015
6 67.0 12/05/2001
7 67.0 12/29/1984
8 67.0 12/07/1951
9 66.0 12/14/2015
10 66.0 12/13/2015

 

Lowest Temperature (°F)

Rank Value Date
1 -13.0 12/30/1917
2 -10.0 12/20/1942
3 -10.0 12/29/1933
4 -10.0 12/29/1917
5 -9.0 12/24/1989
6 -7.0 12/25/1980
7 -7.0 12/25/1969
8 -7.0 12/30/1933
9 -7.0 12/31/1917
10 -6.0 12/18/1919

 

Highest Rainfall (inches)

Rank Value Date
1 2.58 12/04/1950
2 2.16 12/13/1983
3 1.91 12/06/1953
4 1.86 12/15/1901
5 1.72 12/07/1914
6 1.71 12/12/1983
7 1.58 12/01/2010
8 1.57 12/21/1973
9 1.49 12/11/2008
10 1.47 12/17/2000

 

Highest Snowfall (inches)

Rank Value Date
1 12.2 12/22/1969
2 10.3 12/26/1969
3 9.7 12/28/1967
4 9.4 12/19/1995
5 8.3 12/18/1951
6 8.2 12/26/1909
7 8.0 12/21/1973
8 8.0 12/03/1901
9 7.8 12/14/1917
10 7.6 12/13/1915

 

Month's Top 10:

Month's Average Temperature (Normal: 30.6 °F):

Warmest:

Rank Value Date
1 44.4 2015
2 38.7 1923
3 37.9 2006
4 37.5 1911
5 37.3 1984
6 36.9 2001
7 36.7 1982
8 36.6 1994
9 36.4 1953
10 36.2 2012

 

Coldest:

Rank Value Date
1 18.6 1989
2 21.3 1917
3 21.9 1960
4 22.4 1958
5 22.9 1976
6 23.0 2000
7 23.5 1955
8 23.8 1910
9 24.0 1962
10 24.3 1963

 

Month's Precipitation (Normal: 2.68"):

Wettest:

Rank Value Date
1 6.58 1983
2 6.07 1973
3 5.64 1901
4 5.37 1996
5 5.09 2008
6 4.73 1942
7 4.72 1948
8 4.66 1915
9 4.63 1907
10 4.36 1902

 

Driest:

Rank Value Date
1 0.35 1958
2 0.37 1955
3 0.49 1928
4 0.79 1943
5 0.86 1998
6 0.96 1989
7 0.99 1987
8 1.01 1960
9 1.06 1924
10 1.08 1988

 

Month's Snowfall (Normal: 7.4"):

Greatest:

Rank Value Date
1 33.9 1969
2 25.6 1904
3 20.1 1907
4 19.2 1910
5 19.0 1960
6 17.9 1915
7 17.7 1966
8 17.7 1917
9 17.6 1930
10 17.0 1909

 

Least:

Rank Value Date
1 0.0 2003
2 T 2006
3 T 1941
4 0.1 1953
5 0.3 2005
6 0.4 1994
7 0.4 1928
8 0.5 1905
9 0.8 2015
10 0.8 1934