On this date in weather history - December 18th

Published On: Dec 18 2012 05:00:42 PM EST   Updated On: Dec 19 2012 06:11:37 PM EST
MIAMI -

On this date, normally the only thing dropping to zero in New York City, NY this time of year is the ball at time square. However, on this date in 1919, the city recorded its earliest sub-zero temperature with a reading of -1 degrees.

TUESDAY'S WEATHER EXTREMES:
   HIGHEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F).........................86 Robstown, Texas
   HIGHEST HEAT INDEX (DEGREES F)..........................87 Key West, Fla.
   LOWEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F)..........................-9 Pinedale, Wyo.
   LOWEST WIND CHILL (DEGREES F)...........................-59 Fairbanks Eiels, Alaska
   HIGHEST WIND GUST (MPH).................................85 Mt. Washington, N.H.
   HIGHEST PRECIPITATION (INCHES)..........................2.37 Portland, Maine