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Rochester has its warmest Christmas in over 40 years

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — 57 degrees was the high temperature recorded at the Rochester Airport at 3:19 p.m. on Christmas Day. That was the warmest since the record was set at 66° in 1982.

This number was more than 20° above average as the day started at a balmy 40°. The sun also came out at times and not a drop of rain fell to make for a gorgeous spring-like day as those celebrated Christmas.

Rochester has gone above 50° on 13 Christmasses since records began in the 1870s.

The coldest temperature ever recorded on December 25 was -12° in 1980 and there was a 9″ snowpack. More recently, 7/10 years have had high temperatures exceeding the average high of 36° (including this year).

​ ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — 57 degrees was the high temperature recorded at the Rochester Airport at 3:19 p.m. on Christmas Day. That was the warmest since the record was set at 66° in 1982.

This number was more than 20° above average as the day started at a balmy 40°. The sun also came out at times and not a drop of rain fell to make for a gorgeous spring-like day as those celebrated Christmas.

Rochester has gone above 50° on 13 Christmasses since records began in the 1870s.

The coldest temperature ever recorded on December 25 was -12° in 1980 and there was a 9″ snowpack. More recently, 7/10 years have had high temperatures exceeding the average high of 36° (including this year). Read More Weather BlogRochesterFirst  

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