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Halloween

     PERIOD OF RECORD:   151 YEARS    (1871 - 2021)

The highest temperature recorded on Halloween is 73F degrees in 1971. The lowest the mercury has fallen to on Halloween is 22F back in 1975. The high temperature averages 54F degrees and the low 38F degrees on Halloween. The greatest Halloween snow occurred back in 1917 when 4.0 inches fell on the 31st, and a storm total through the beginning of November 1st totaled 7.8 inches. A strong cold front pushed across Buffalo during the evening hours of Halloween in 2019. Strong wind gusts to 59 mph downed many trees, created numerous power outages and brought a daily record precipitation event.

 

 

 

Temperature (F) Data

 

Highest

73 1971

Lowest

22 1988

Highest Minimum

60 1974

Lowest Maximum

32 1906

Average High

54  

Average Low

38  

 

 

 

     HIGH TEMPERATURE (F)  BY 10 DEGREE RANGES

(since 1944; 78 years)

 

  30s 40s 50s 60s 70s
Number of occurrences 2 16 29 26 5
Percentage 3% 21% 37% 33% 6%

 

 

   

Precipitation Data

(since 1944; 78 years)

 

Number of times 0.01" or greater:

32

Number of times 0.10" or greater:

21

Number of times 0.50" or greater:

7

 

 

 

 

Precipitation Records

 

Greatest Precipitation
 

1.43" 2019

 

 

 

Almanac Data for Recent Halloweens

 

Year High Low Precip
1980
52 45 0.00
1981
64 40 0.00
1982
60 50 0.77
1983
57 27 0.00
1984
57 38 T
       
1985 63 37 0.00
1986 60 29 0.00
1987 55 37 0.00
1988 49 26 0.00
1989 72 47 0.47
       
1990 60 41 0.00
1991 57 39 0.00
1992 42 34 0.00
1993 37 32 0.48 (2.8" snow)
1994 58 47 0.38
       
1995 43 38 0.10
1996 45 35 0.00
1997 64 42 T
1998 54 29 0.00
1999 62 46 0.01
       
2000 53 30 0.00
2001 58 40 T
2002 43 26 0.02
2003 69 56 0.00
2004 57 48 T
       
2005 58 44 0.00
2006 64 44 0.04
2007 66 43 T
2008 61 43 0.00
2009 63 45 0.59
       
2010 47 34 T (T snow)
2011 54 35 0.01
2012 46 40 0.10
2013 67 45 1.22
2014 49 42 0.10
       
2015 52 33 T
2016 50 32 0.00
2017 43 35 0.08 (0.1 snow)
2018 58 44 0.28
2019 62 40 1.43
       
2020 46 28 0.00
2021 57 50 0.03
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