GREENSBORO, N.C. — Editor's note: At the time of our VERIFY report on the Good Morning Show, the temperature was at 22 degrees and tied only the previous daily record on November 13, 1977. But we dropped a couple degrees since then, and we now have a new record low for this day. 

A big chill is infiltrating most of the U.S., and the Triad is in Mother's Nature's icy grasp. Unseasonably cold temperatures are forcing us to swap the fall sweaters for winter parkas.

VERIFY QUESTION

With a bitter morning low of 20 degrees, is Wednesday, November 13, 2019 the coldest November day on record?

VERIFY SOURCE

  • Meteorologist Terran Kirksey

VERIFY PROCESS

Kirksey explained the 20-degree low temperature broke the day's record of 22 degrees set on November 13, 1977, but it did not break the month's record.

The Triad's coldest temperature in November on record, measured at PTI Airport, is 10 degrees on both November 25, 1970 and November 30, 1929.

The average high temperature is 62, and the average low is 41 for this time of year.

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