It was colder in New York Monday than it was in Antartica. New York experienced temperatures in the teens, while it was in the 30s in Antartica – a continent known for its frigid weather.
Record low temperatures were set at Laguardia, JFK and Newark Airport, among other locations, weather data shows.
Record low temperatures were set at 5 out of the 6 climate sites today!
STATION: NEW RECORD/OLD RECORD (YEAR OF OLD RECORD):
LGA: 8/11 (1963)
JFK: 7/9 (1968)
EWR: 6/11 (1997)
BDR: 2/5 (1963)
ISP: 6/8 (1968)
***ALL RECORDS ARE PRELIMINARY***
– NWS New York NY (@NWSNewYorkNY) January 1, 2018
There was a high of 19 in Central Park Monday. It will briefly get warmer as the week continues, but a shot of arctic air headed toward New York will bring the coldest temperatures of the season yet.
Morning lows this weekend will be in the single digits.