A longstanding tradition in New York City, the St. Patrick’s Day Parade has marched in all types of weather. This year, with temperatures in the mid-30s, parade goers had to wear a few extra layers of green.
While today was unseasonably chilly, it was not the coldest St. Patrick’s Day the city has experienced. That dubious honor, according to the NWS, is shared by both 1916 and 1967 when the high was only 26°F. The warmest was in 1945 when the temperature soared to a balmy 75°F.
Happy St. Patrick’s Day!