Sunrise: 6:48 AM
Sunset: 6:31 PM

Length of the day:
11 hours 1 minutes

On this date in 1947 a cold front lie across northern parts of New York, Vermont and New Hampshire, limiting temperatures to the mid 40s to mid 50s. However thermometers headed for 80 in southern areas, reaching a maximum of 89 in Vernon on the 2nd. Eventually the warm air would win out, as October 1947 ranks as the warmest October of the century.