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Top 10 Warmest Years

 
Rank Average
Temperature
Year
1 57.4 degrees 1931
2 57.3 degrees 2012
3 57.0 degrees 1921
4 56.9 degrees 1938
5 56.7 degrees 2016
6 56.6 degrees 1946
7 56.5 degrees 2017
8 56.3 degrees 1933
9 56.2 degrees 1941
10 56.0 degrees 1939

 

Top 10 Coldest Years

Rank Average
Temperature
Year

1 (tie)

50.2 degrees

1917

1 (tie)

50.2 degrees

1888

3

50.4 degrees

1904

4

50.5 degrees

1978

5

50.5 degrees

1950

6

50.7 degrees

1996

7 (tie)

50.8 degrees

1989

7 (tie)

50.8 degrees

1979

7 (tie)

50.8 degrees

1951

10

50.9 degrees

1893

 

Top 10 Wettest Years

Rank Total Year
1 58.21 inches 1882
2 56.51 inches 1881
3 56.31 inches 1898
4 54.48 inches 1926
5 53.73 inches 2008
6 52.67 inches 1990
7 52.62 inches 2009
8 49.34 inches 2019
9 49.13 inches 1927
10 48.79 inches 1883

 

Top 10 Driest Years

Rank Total Year
1 22.76 inches
1914
2 22.88 inches
1940
3 23.98 inches
1953
4 24.32 inches
1930
5 25.15 inches
1887
6 25.31 inches
1988
7 25.51 inches
1901
8 25.70 inches
1976
9 26.67 inches
1954
10 27.51 inches
1910

 

Top 10 Snowiest Years

Rank Calendar
Year Total
Year Rank Seasonal
Total
Season
1
47.7 inches
1960 1
52.1 inches
1977-78
2
47.6 inches
1914 2
50.4 inches
1981-82
3
47.0 inches
1977 3
45.7 inches
2013-14
4
41.0 inches
2014 4
42.9 inches
1913-14
5
40.0 inches
1978 5
42.1 inches
1959-60
6
37.4 inches
2013 6
41.4 inches
1973-74
7
36.8 inches
1951 7
40.4 inches
1964-65
8
36.7 inches
1964 8
40.2 inches
1961-62
9
36.4 inches
1975 9
38.6 inches
1976-77
10
36.1 inches
1965 10
36.3 inches
1905-06

 

Top 10 Least Snowiest Years

Rank Calendar
Year Total
Year Rank Seasonal
Total
Season
1
5.2 inches
1938 1
5.8 inches
1953-54
2
5.8 inches
1928 2
6.2 inches
1916-17
3
6.5 inches
1954 3
7.0 inches
1937-38
4
6.7 inches
2001 4
8.1 inches
1910-11
5
7.2 inches
1921 5
8.5 inches
1994-95
6
7.3 inches
1933 6
8.6 inches
1931-32
7
7.5 inches
1923 7
8.8 inches
1949-50
8 (tie)
7.9 inches
1946 8 (tie)
8.9 inches
1928-29
8 (tie)
7.9 inches
1935 8 (tie)
8.9 inches
1922-23
10
9.1 inches
1958 10
9.2 inches
2011-12

 


 

Temperature and precipitation records began in 1879.
Snowfall records began in 1881.