Warmest year on record for Poughkeepsie since 1949
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. -- The National Weather Service reports 2012 was the warmest year on record since 1949 in Poughkeepsie.
The average temperature was 53.4 degrees which is 3.6 degrees above normal. 2012 had 22 days with high temperatures above 90 degrees. The highest temperature we saw was 96 degrees on June 29th. The lowest was one degree on January 22nd.
We also saw 36.48 inches of precipitation which is about 10 inches below normal.