Weather Records for Utica, NY USA December 2008
Date High Low Average Liquid Snowfall Weather Remarks
1 50 37 44 0.17 0.0 Brilliant Sunshine! Pre-Dawn Rain…sun..clouds late
2 40 30 35 0.04 Trace AM Snow Showers Heavy lake snow well north of Boonville
3 41 23 32 0.00 0.0 Sun/Few Clouds
4 43 32 38 0.11 0.0 AM Rain/Frz Rain, PM LES Heavy lake snow developed north late in the day
5 31 22 27 0.03 Trace Lake Snow North 2-8" in the N country, but 15-30" in Oswego County (Redfield)
6 30 17 24 Trace 1.0 AM Sunshine, PM snow
7 30 11 21 Trace 2.5 Blowing Snow LES/Whiteout conditions, Parts of Rt 12 shut down
8 17 -3 7 0.00 0.0 Record Cold -15 Old Forge, -10 to -15 most of North Country
9 49 16 33 0.40 1.0 AM Snow/PM Rain Few icy spots with a little sleet/Frz Rain early
10 55 24 40 0.33 Trace Rain to Frz Rain/Snow Black ice a problem after 2 PM
11 32 24 28 0.01 3.0 Snow/Sleet Develop Freezing Rain in Otsego County
12 35 16 26 Trace 5.2 Winter Storm 7-11" Mohawk Valley/4-8" elsewhere, 1/4" ice/some snow well south
13 22 -3 10 0.00 0.0 Sunny AM lows of -10 to +5
14 39 21 30 0.05 0.0 Mostly cloudy Light freezing rain east
15 57 37 47 0.41 0.0 Cloudy, PM Rain Record Warmth
16 33 25 29 Trace Trace Cloudy/Snow LatePM
17 36 24 30 0.08 3.0 Moderate Snow/Sleet Snow mixing with sleet overnight into the morning
18 34 30 32 0.06 Trace Mostly Cloudy
19 29 19 24 Trace 8.5 Heavy Snow 5-10" areawide, 1-2"/hr rates, thunder snow in spots
20 20 10 15 0.02 1.0 Partly sunny
21 28 14 21 Trace 5.3 AM Snow/PM lake effect 6-12" N & E, 4-8" S & W
22 18 10 14 Trace 2.0 Lake Effect Snow Heavy lake snow north drops south. 2-7" on average
23 25 11 18 Trace Trace AM Flurries/Inc Clouds Much sunshine through the morning
24 49 26 38 1.42 0.0 Mostly Cloudy/PM Rain Very Mild with Moderate/Heavy PM Rain/Windy
25 41 18 30 0.01 0.5 AM Snow Showers Morning light lake snow, 1" most areas
26 33 24 29 0.00 Trace Mostly Cloudy
27 44 32 38 0.42 0.0 Cloudy/Rain East wind
28 59 36 48 0.01 0.0 Windy/Mild 30-50 mph wind gusts
29 36 29 33 Trace 0.3 Clouds to Some Sun Snow arrives after 9 PM
30 37 17 27 0.04 3.8 Snow Heavy lake snow in and south of the Valley 3-6"
31 23 3 13 Trace 7.0 Heavy AM Snow 6-12" most of the Mohawk Valley, 2-6" north
Totals 1116 632 1748 3.61 44.1
Average 36.00 20.39 28.19
Dptr. Norm 1.94 0.26 1.17 -0.24 21.9
Normal 34.06 20.13 27.02 3.85 22.2