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On This Day In Weather History - May 9


1924   The temperature in downtown Kansas City dipped to 37 degrees. May of 1924 was the second coldest of record with an average temperature of 58.7 degrees.


1977   A late season snowstorm hit parts of Pennsylvania, New York, and southern and central New England. Heavier snowfall totals included 27 inches at Slide Mountain, NY and 20 inches at Norwalk, CT. At Boston it was the first May snow in 107 years of records. The heavy wet snow caused extensive damage to trees and power lines, knocking out power to half a million people following the storm.