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Top 10 Warmest Years

Rank Average
Temperature
Year
1 56.5 degrees 1900
2 55.5 degrees 1931
3 55.4 degrees 2012
4 55.1 degrees 1921
5 54.9 degrees 2016
6 54.6 degrees 1896
7 54.5 degrees 2015
8 54.4 degrees 1998
9 54.3 degrees 2017
10 (tie) 54.2 degrees 1894, 1938

 

Top 10 Coldest Years

Rank Average
Temperature
Year
1

47.6 degrees

1917
2

47.9 degrees

1979
3 (tie)

48.6 degrees

1978
3 (tie)

48.6 degrees

1972
5

48.7 degrees

1960
6

48.8 degrees

1924
7 (tie)

49.1 degrees

1912
7 (tie)

49.1 degrees

1951
9 (tie)

49.2 degrees

1950, 1963,
1976, 1996

 

Top 10 Wettest Years

Rank Total Year
1 55.35 inches 1990
2 54.51 inches 2009
3 54.07 inches 1993
4 51.66 inches 1927
5 50.76 inches 2019
6 50.22 inches 1973
7 50.00 inches 1926
8 49.98 inches 2015
9 49.28 inches 1902
10 48.26 inches 1965

 

Top 10 Driest Years

Rank Total Year
1 22.16 inches 1988
2 22.53 inches 1989
3 23.18 inches 1910
4 24.03 inches 1930
5 24.65 inches 1914
6 24.82 inches 1962
7 25.20 inches 1994
8 25.26 inches 1890
9 25.42 inches 2005
10 25.62 inches 1956

 

Top 10 Snowiest Years

Rank Calendar
Year Total
Year Rank Seasonal
Total
Season
1

52.3 inches

1977 1

57.6 inches

2013-14

2

49.8 inches

2014 2

52.5 inches

2010-11

3

47.0 inches

2010 3

51.6 inches

1978-79

4

45.7 inches

1926 4

47.1 inches

1977-78

5

41.2 inches

1951 5

46.9 inches

1981-82

6

39.9 inches

1982 6

43.8 inches

1925-26

7

37.7 inches

2009 7

42.4 inches

2009-10

8

37.6 inches

1972 8

42.3 inches

1974-75

9

37.1 inches

1960 9

42.1 inches

1942-43

10

36.5 inches

1975 10

41.6 inches

1959-60

 

Top 10 Least Snowiest Years

Rank Calendar
Year Total
Year Rank Seasonal
Total
Season
1 (tie)
7.3 inches
1928 1 (tie)
7.8 inches
1965-66
1 (tie)
7.3 inches
1966 1 (tie)
7.8 inches
1994-95
3
7.8 inches
1910 3
8.5 inches
1936-37
4

9.1 inches

1922 4
9.1 inches
1920-21
5
9.2 inches
1921 5
9.5 inches
1916-17
6
9.4 inches
2001 6 (tie)
10.1 inches
1921-22
7
11.1 inches
1995 6 (tie)
10.1 inches
1948-49
8
12.0 inches
1949 8
11.1 inches
1927-28
9
12.9 inches
1923 9
11.5 inches
2011-12
10
13.1 inches
1937 10
11.7 inches
2001-02

 


Temperature and precipitation records began in 1884; snowfall records began in 1896.