December was frosty and frozen
January 4, 2023
Just like December 2021, last month was a witch’s brew of bad weather the last 11 days of the year. First we froze, with record cold mornings of 7.6, 5.9 and 22.5 degrees Dec. 21-23 (and Dec. 2: 23.5 degrees). Between six and seven inches of snow were measured by volunteer weather recorders in La Conner Dec. 20. But, the opposite of last year, there were record high temperatures of 58.1, 59.1 and 56.6 degrees Dec. 25-27.
The month was thoroughly cold, with the average daily minimum of 34.3 degrees 3.7 degrees below the century average. December’s average high of 44.7 degrees was 2.9 deg...