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Statement as of 10:51 am CST on November 27, 2014

...A very cold Thanksgiving in Rochester MN...

The high temperature today was 19 degrees at Rochester international Airport. This makes it the tenth coldest high temperature for a Thanksgiving. The coldest high temperature on Thanksgiving is 7 in 1930.

Coldest Thanksgiving high temperature

Ranktemperature date year 1 7f 27-nov1930 2 12f 28-Nov 1985 3 14f 27-nov1952 14f 25-nov1886 5 17f 22-nov1956 17f 27-nov1919 7 18f 27-nov1958 18f 26-nov1942 18f 30-nov1893 10 19f 27-nov2014

The low temperature today was -8 degrees at Rochester international Airport. This makes it the second coldest low temperature for a Thanksgiving. The coldest low temperature on Thanksgiving is -18 in 1893.

Coldest Thanksgiving low temperature

Ranktemperature date year 1 -18f 30-nov1893 2 -8f 27-Nov 2014 3 -7f 28-nov1895 4 -5f 23-nov1950 5 -4f 23-nov1989

The average temperature was 5.5 degrees at Rochester international Airport. This makes it the fourth coldest Thanksgiving. The coldest average temperature for a Thanksgiving is 0 degrees in 1893.

Coldest Thanksgiving average temperature

Ranktemperature date year 1 0f 30-nov1893 2 2.5f 28-Nov 1985 3 4.0f 27-nov1930 4 5.5f 27-nov2014 5 8.0f 23-nov1989