If you live in Boston and have plants outside that are still living – you can thank one of the latest first freezes in recorded history.
In fact, so far this fall, the coldest temperature at Logan was 34F on October 18th (when 0.1″ of snow fell as well!). The record for latest first freeze (32º) is December 2nd, 1975. The average date of the first freeze is November 4th. They will be very close to breaking the record!
In fact all the first order climo sites in southern New England are looking at one of the top 10 warmest Novembers in the last 100 years. You can check out the AFD from the NWS in Taunton and they have some good info on the specific numbers.
Tonight at work I’m going to look at the seasonal snowfall that followed an unusually warm November.