New York City breaks 50-year record for snowless winter

An MTA bus drives through Chinatown in New York City
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Meteorologists say it hasn't snowed across New York City in 326 days, breaking a 50-year record for the longest time without the first measurable winter snowfall, The Wall Street Journal reports.

The city broke the record on Sunday, per the National Weather Service's snowfall records, which date back to 1869. The previous record was from 1973, when it didn't snow until Jan. 29. NYC is also set to break the record for "longest streak of consecutive days without measurable snow", per The New York Times. The current record, set on Dec. 15, 2020, is 332 days.

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