BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer and here in Western New York, we've had a wide range of weather conditions on this date.
The warmest temperature recorded was 87 degrees back on May 30, 1944. The coldest temperature recorded was 34 degrees on May 30. 1961.
Memorial Day will occur between May 25th and May 31st. The average high on Memorial Day is 70 degrees and the average low is 52.
The wettest Memorial Day was in 1993 when 1.16" of rain fell. Recently it's been rather dry on Memorial Day with only 3 of the last 16 Memorial Day's measuring rainfall.
This year looks to be pleasant with partly cloudy skies and temperatures near 70 degrees.