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RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
608 PM EDT TUE MAY 02 2017

...RECORD WARM APRIL IN THE WASHINGTON DC AREA...

THE AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE FOR APRIL 2017 AT RONALD REAGAN
WASHINGTON NATIONAL AIRPORT WAS 63.8 DEGREES. THIS RANKS AS THE
WARMEST APRIL ON RECORD FOR THE WASHINGTON DC AREA. THE PREVIOUS
RECORD WAS 62.0 SET IN 1994 AND 1981.

THE AVERAGE MONTHLY HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS 72.9 DEGREES...BREAKING THE
PREVIOUS RECORD OF 72.8 SET IN 1994...1985 AND 1960. THE AVERAGE
MONTHLY LOW TEMPERATURE WAS 54.7 DEGREES...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS
RECORD OF 51.9 SET IN 1981.

TEMPERATURE RECORDS FOR THE WASHINGTON DC AREA HAVE BEEN KEPT AT
RONALD REAGAN WASHINGTON NATIONAL AIRPORT SINCE 1941. ADDITIONAL
TEMPERATURE RECORDS FOR THE WASHINGTON DC AREA OBSERVED DOWNTOWN
DATE BACK TO 1872.

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

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