National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

 

Memorial Day

     PERIOD OF RECORD:   150 YEARS    (1871 - 2020)

 

Memorial Day is a federal holiday for remembering the men and women who died while serving in the armed forces of the United States. Memorial Day originally was celebrated on May 30th since the mid 1800s. The Uniform Monday Holiday Act moved the date of remembrance to the last Monday in May. Memorial Day will occur between the 25th and 31st of May. The highest temperature recorded on Memorial Day was 87F on May 30, 1944. The lowest temperature recorded on Memorial Day was 34 degrees set on May 30, 1961. The high temperature averages 70F degrees and the low 52F degrees on Memorial Day.

 

Temperature (F) Data

 

Highest

87

1944

Lowest

34 1961

Average High

70  

Average Low

52  

 

 

 

 

Precipitation Records

 

Greatest Precipitation
 

1.16" 1993

 

 

 

Almanac Data for Recent Memorial Days

 

Year

Date High Low Precip
1980 26th 66 44 0.00
1981 25th 75 60 T
1982 31st 74 59 0.01
1983 30th 70 53 0.08
1984 28th 53 46 0.66
         
1985 27th 72 58 0.22
1986 26th 82 53 0.00
1987 25th 67 48 0.00
1988 30th 82 64 0.00
1989 29th 75 42 0.00
         
1990 28th 79 49 T
1991 27th 77 69 T
1992 25th 56 35 0.00
1993 31st 65 51 1.16
1994 30th 82 58 0.00
         
1995 29th 68 54 0.08
1996 27th 68 46 0.00
1997 26th 62 37 0.00
1998 25th 72 57 0.02
1999 31st 83 59 T
         
2000 29th 71 44 0.00
2001 28th 56 50 0.19
2002 27th 76 43 0.00
2003 26th 67 46 0.00
2004 31st 64 57 0.81
         
2005 30th 68 49 0.00
2006 29th 82 64 0.00
2007 28th 70 51 0.00
2008 26th 75 53 0.00
2009 25th 70 49 0.00
         
2010 31st 85 60 0.00
2011 30th 83 63 T
2012 28th 86 62 0.00
2013 27th 71 40 0.00
2014 26th 72 55 0.00
         
2015 25th 82 62 0.04
2016 30th 78 63 0.00
2017 29th 72 59 0.34
2018 28th 84 65 0.00
2019 27th 74 50 0.00
         
2020 25th 84 66 0.13
2021 31st      
2022 30th      
2023 29th      
2024 27th