The weather will be significantly colder this year when compared to last year at Times Square New Year's Eve, as temperatures hovered near the 50-degree mark.
Brisk and cold conditions are forecast for New York City's New Year's Eve 2012 as the crystal ball begins its downward journey. Compared to last year, it will feel 20 degrees colder this year.
A bit of natural confetti may be falling from the skies on the city streets in the form of a few flurries.
For New York City and much of the Northeast, it will be a typical early winter night. AccuWeather.com RealFeel® temperatures will dip into the upper 20s in the Big Apple.
If you will be attending or watching the festivities at Times Square AccuWeather.com will provide the current air temperature on the Toshiba digital sign. The conditions can be viewed on EarthCam.com.
During New Year's Eve 2010, there was over a foot of snow on the ground in Central Park. However, crews had removed much of the snow from the vicinity around Times Square to make room for close to a million revelers.
That storm brought part of the New York City area two feet of snow and a general one to two feet of snow to the I-95 Northeast spanning Dec. 26 and 27. For New York City and other areas, it would not be the last giant snowstorm of the winter of 2010-2011.
AccuWeather.com Staff Writer Samantha-Rae Tuthill has more information on New Year's Eve weather history in Times Square.
This winter continues to favor stormy conditions along part of the East Coast.
Yet another storm will be under way during New Year's Eve over part of the Central United States with some snow.
That storm will bring snow to the Four Corners and rain and thunder to Texas and the southern Plains.
The flow of cold air will pick up during the first week of the New Year into the Northeast U.S.
Ignacio has rapidly strengthened into a major hurricane as it tracks toward the Hawaiian Islands.
A strong storm system moved into Washington on Saturday, delivering powerful winds that lead to widespread damage and power outages.
While Erika has weakened to a tropical rainstorm, Florida will still become the target of potentially flooding downpours during the final days of August and start of September.
The 2015 US Open Tennis championships begin Aug.31 and heat and humidity will return for to the Big Apple for the tournament's first week.
As many as seven tropical cyclones were churning throughout the world this past week, while smoke from wildfires across the Pacific Northwest led to poor air quality across the region.
Summer heat makes a comeback across a large part of Europe as drenching thunderstorms soak other areas.
Santa Cruz (1929)
Coastal Steamer San Juan (over 2,000 tons) was rammed off Pigeon Point near Santa Cruz, CA by the oil tanker S.C.T. Doss which was proceeding at "excessive speed in fog without sounding fog signals". 70 passengers and crew of San Juan drowned.
East Coast (1954)
Hurricane Carol hit with the single greatest property loss to date.
Raleigh, NC (1965)
46 degrees -- coldest ever in August.