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Labor Day Climate History for Paducah, KY
 

*Climate Data has been recorded at Barkley Regional Airport in West Paducah since 1949 and prior to that was observed in downtown Paducah back to December of 1937.

Labor Day is a holiday celebrated on the first Monday in September. It is a celebration of the American Labor Movement. For climate purposes, the 1st Monday in September for all years on record are used meaning anytime from September 1st through the 7th.

Here is a look at high and low temperature frequencies and extremes as well as precipitation statistics for Labor Day in Paducah.

As seen by this graphic high temperatures are predominately in the 80s or 90s on Labor Day, encompassing 84% of all years on record.

Warmest Highs Coldest Highs
101 in 1954 72 in 2011
100 in 1947 72 in 1986
97 in 1960 73 in 1972
96 in 1990 75 in 2006
95 in 2007* 76 in 1994*
Normal High: 86

*Denotes a tie in previous year(s)

Paducah has only hit the century mark on two occasions, and it hasn't occurred since 1954. There have been 11 years where the high temperature failed to reach 80 degrees. This last happened in 2011 when a record cold high for the holiday was set of 72 degrees.

Low temperatures typically fall in the 60s, which accounts for 51% of the years on record. There are exceptions to this though: in 1988 the low dipped down to 49 degrees. On the warm side of the spectrum, lows have been held above 75 degrees twice, last occurring in 2014.

Warmest Lows Coldest Lows
77 in 1980 49 in 1988
76 in 2014 51 in 1976
74 in 1970 53 in 1967
74 in 1939 55 in 1974
73 in 2012* 55 in 1968*
Normal Low: 62

*Denotes a tie in previous year(s)

Measurable precipitation has fallen 24% of the time, with over an inch of precipitation falling on 3 different occasions, most recently in 1987.

Wettest
1.50 in 1948
1.46 in 1952
1.28 in 1987
0.94 in 1994
0.74 in 1962

 

Here is a look at the observed weather for the past 15 years:

Recent Weather for Labor Day
Year High Low Precip
2003 86 72 0.29
2004 90 66 0
2005 85 57 0
2006 75 57 0
2007 95 68 0.04
2008 94 70 0
2009 86 64 0
2010 92 59 0
2011 72 58 0
2012 83 73 0.13
2013 89 65 0
2014 89 76 0
2015 92 70 0
2016 90 70 0
2017 89 70 0

 

Labor Day Climate History for Evansville, IN
 

*Climate Data has been recorded at Evansville Regional Airport since January of 1897.

Labor Day is a holiday celebrated on the first Monday in September. It is a celebration of the American Labor Movement. For climate purposes, the 1st Monday in September for all years on record are used meaning anytime from September 1st through the 7th.

Here is a look at high and low temperature frequencies and extremes as well as precipitation statistics for Labor Day in Evansville.

As seen by this graphic high temperatures are predominately in the 80s or 90s on Labor Day, encompassing 78% of all years on record.

Warmest Highs Coldest Highs
101 in 1925 69 in 2011
99 in 1954 70 in 1905
97 in 2007 71 in 1986
97 in 1960 71 in 1974
97 in 1913 72 in 1972
Normal High: 86

 

Evansville has only hit the century mark once on this holiday, all the way back in 1925. This was quite the contrast to the coldest high temperature which occurred in 2011 with a cool reading of 69 degrees.

Low temperatures fall in the 60s most frequently, accounting for 48% of the years on record. Overall low temperatures don't vary all that much on Labor day with low temperatures having always fallen in the 50s, 60s, or 70s.

Warmest Lows Coldest Lows
79 in 1907 52 in 1976
78 in 1925 52 in 1958
74 in 1983 52 in 1953
74 in 1912 53 in 1956
74 in 1902 54 in 1988*
Normal Low: 62

*Denotes a tie in previous year(s)

Measurable precipitation has fallen 28% of the time, with over an inch of precipitation falling on 4 different occasions, but this hasn't happened since 1971.

Wettest
2.52 in 1962
2.10 in 1971
1.49 in 1914
1.13 in 1948
0.93 in 1984

 

Here is a look at the observed weather for the past 15 years:

Recent Weather for Labor Day
Year High Low Precip
2003 88 73 0.18
2004 88 66 0
2005 82 59 0
2006 74 57 0
2007 97 65 0
2008 94 68 0
2009 83 64 0.45
2010 93 55 0
2011 69 58 T
2012 87 73 0.25
2013 88 69 0
2014 84 73 0.15
2015 93 69 0
2016 93 67 0
2017 89 68 T

 

Labor Day Climate History for Cape Girardeau, MO
 

*Climate Data has been recorded at Cape Girardeau Regional Airport, located 5 miles southwest of Cape Girardeau, since June of 1960.

Labor Day is a holiday celebrated on the first Monday in September. It is a celebration of the American Labor Movement. For climate purposes, the 1st Monday in September for all years on record are used meaning anytime from September 1st through the 7th.

Here is a look at high and low temperature frequencies and extremes as well as precipitation statistics for Labor Day in Cape Girardeau.

As seen by this graphic high temperatures are predominately in the 80s or 90s on Labor Day, encompassing 82% of all years on record.

Warmest Highs Coldest Highs
98 in 1970 73 in 1984
98 in 1960 73 in 1974
97 in 1980 73 in 1972
95 in 2007 74 in 1988
94 in 1990 74 in 1986
Normal High: 86

 

Cape Girardeau has seen high temperatures as warm as 98 degrees on this holiday, last set in 1970. It has also been as cool as 73 degrees, last set in 1984.

Low temperatures typically fall in the 60s, which accounts for 56% of the years on record. There are always exceptions, with Labor Day 1983 seeing lows only dipping to 75 degrees. On the cold side of the spectrum, in 1968 the low temperature went all the way down to 53 degrees.

Warmest Lows Coldest Lows
75 in 1983 53 in 1968
74 in 2014 54 in 1976
74 in 2003 55 in 2010
74 in 1980 55 in 2005
74 in 1971 55 in 1988*
Normal Low: 61

*Denotes a tie in previous year(s)

Measurable precipitation has fallen 23% of the time, with over an inch of precipitation falling on 3 different occasions, most recently in 2016.

Wettest
1.50 in 2016
1.23 in 1962
1.13 in 1969
0.67 in 1994
0.31 in 2015

 

Here is a look at the observed weather for the past 15 years:

Recent Weather for Labor Day
Year High Low Precip
2003 85 74 0.26
2004 89 64 T
2005 85 55 0
2006 77 57 0
2007 95 65 0
2008 92 70 0
2009 83 60 0.01
2010 89 55 0
2011 75 60 0
2012 85 69 0
2013 88 62 0
2014 86 74 0
2015 90 68 0.31
2016 89 73 1.50
2017 91 66 0