Thanksgiving Climatology

Warmest Thanksgiving Day Maximum Temperature

Topeka: 74° on November 22, 2012
Concordia : 73° on November 24, 2011

Coldest Thanksgiving Morning Minimum Temperature

Topeka : 8° on November 27, 1975
Concordia : 0° on November 27, 1975

High temperature last year on Thanksgiving

Topeka: 42°
Concordia: 38°

As for snow in Topeka on Thanksgiving, 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.

Snowfall statistics at Concordia are unfortunately few and far between. From available records, snow has fallen at Concordia on Thanksgiving 4 of the past 38 years. The greatest amount of snow fell on November 25th, 1993 totaling 0.1" of snow.

**Based on climate data for the fourth Thursday in November between 1970 and 2012

This year Thanksgiving will be in the 40s with a normal high temperature of 48° and mostly sunny skies.


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