Winter is definitely starting to settle in across the country, as chilly temperatures and snow become regulars in the forecast for many cities! Other cities, however, seem to be holding onto summer as long as possible. Check out the most interesting weather facts from the week here:
- Dallas, TX: As of Monday, November 6, 3 of the past 4 days saw record highs in the 90s (Saturday: 90°R) and the first time DFW has hit 90° in November on record. This is 2 weeks later than the latest 94° temp. on record, before last Thursday.
- Houston, TX: Saw its latest 90° on record on Sunday, November 5
- Spokane, WA: Record snowfall on Sunday, November 5 of 3.2″. Second snowiest start to a “season” on record in Spokane, WA with 6.9″. Only 1973 was snowier through Nov. 5. Avg. first meas. snow: Nov. 13.
- Chicago, IL: Dipped to 32° the morning of Monday, November 6, officially 1st freeze of the season for the city’s climate site.
- Parts of the Texas Panhandle saw their first accumulating snow on Tuesday, November 7…before parts of New England including Maine!
- Worcester, MA: Hit 32° on Wednesday, November 8 morning ending its longest streak (since 1892) of observing temps ≥ 32°; last time they hit 32 was back on 4/03
- At one point the morning of November 9, 48% of the U.S. land area and 23% of the U.S. population was below freezing
- International Falls, MN: Dipped to -14 the morning of Friday, November 10 making it the coldest so early in the season on record. This shattered the old daily record of -6 set back in 1986 and it’s only the 2nd time reaching -10° or colder on or before November 10th.
Tell us what kind of weather you experienced this week!