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RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1255 AM EST THU FEB 9 2017

...RECORD HIGH MAXIMUM AND HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURES SET IN THE
WASHINGTON DC AREA...

A RECORD DAILY HIGH MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 74 DEGREES WAS SET AT
REAGAN NATIONAL AIRPORT NEAR WASHINGTON DC YESTERDAY FEBRUARY 8
2017. THIS BROKE THE OLD RECORD OF 68 DEGREES SET IN 2015 AND 1900.

A RECORD DAILY HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 51 DEGREES WAS ALSO SET
AT REAGAN NATIONAL AIRPORT YESTERDAY. THIS BROKE THE OLD RECORD OF
42 DEGREES SET IN 1882.

CLIMATE RECORDS FOR THE WASHINGTON DC AREA HAVE BEEN KEPT AT RONALD
REAGAN NATIONAL AIRPORT SINCE AUGUST OF 1941. ADDITIONAL TEMPERATURE
RECORDS EXTEND BACK TO JANUARY OF 1872.

ALL CLIMATE DATA ARE CONSIDERED PRELIMINARY UNTIL REVIEWED BY THE
NATIONAL CENTER FOR ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION (NCEI).

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