Thanksgiving Day Climate Statistics for Topeka and Concordia
(based on climate data for the fourth Thursday in November between 1970 and 2006)
Warmest Thanksgiving Day Maximum Temperature...
Topeka: 72 degrees on November 26, 1998
Concordia: 69 degrees on November 26, 1998
Coldest Thanksgiving Morning Minimum Temperature...
Topeka: 8 degrees on November 27, 1975
Concordia: 0 degrees on November 27, 1975
Average Thanksgiving Day Maximum Temperature: 49.8 degrees
Average Thanksgiving Day Minimum Temperature: 27.3 degrees
Average Thanksgiving Day Maximum Temperature: 47.6 degrees
Average Thanksgiving Day Minimum Temperature: 24.6 degrees
A trace or greater of precipitation has fallen at Topeka on 11 of the past 37 Thanksgiving Days, or approximately 30% of the time. Only 3 of 37 days (8%) measured precipitation 0.01" of an inch of greater, with the highest precipitation total of 0.03" measured on November 26th, 1987. A trace or greater of snowfall has fallen at Topeka on Thanksgiving 5 times in the past 37 years, or 14% of the time. 0.3" of snow fell on November 28th, 1985. There has been 1" or more snow on the ground on Thanksgiving at Topeka only twice since 1970. The Thanksgiving Day snow depth was 1 inch on November 24th, 1983, and a whopping 8" on November 27th, 1975.
A trace or greater of precipitation has fallen at Concordia on 9 of the past 37 Thanksgiving Days, or approximately 24% of the time. No precipitation over 0.01" of an inch has been recorded at Concordia since 1970. Snowfall statistics at Concordia are unfortunately few and far between. From available records, snow has fallen at Concordia on Thanksgiving 4 of the past 37 years. The greatest amount of snow fell on November 25th, 1993 totaling 0.1" of snow.