Weather Tidbits: Thanksgiving Climatology

This Weather Tidbits checks out the climatology for Thanksgiving. The average high in Salisbury is 55° with an average low of 34°. The highest maximum temperature or record high of 75° was recorded in 1941; while the lowest minimum temperature or record low of 15° occurred in 1989. The wettest Thanksgiving was in 1983 with 1.82″. The snowiest Thanksgiving happened in 1912 with 6″ with the last occurrence of snow was in 1989 with 3″. Also, the coldest maximum of 32° also occurred in 1989 and the warmest minimum of 61° happened in 2020. The holiday tends to be a mostly dry one with only a third of them see measurable precipitation and just a 3% chance of measurable snow. About 70% of the Thanksgiving have had highs in the 50s & 60s and lows in the 20s & 30s.

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