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RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
0423 PM EST TUE FEB 05 2019

...RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE SET AT WASHINGTON NATIONAL DC...

A RECORD DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 74 DEGREES WAS SET AT RONALD
REAGAN WASHINGTON NATIONAL AIRPORT NEAR WASHINGTON DC TODAY. THIS
BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 70 DEGREES SET BACK IN 1991 AND 1890.

WEATHER RECORDS FOR THE WASHINGTON DC AREA HAVE BEEN RECORDED AT
WHAT IS NOW RONALD REAGAN WASHINGTON NATIONAL AIRPORT SINCE 1941.
THE OFFICIAL WEATHER RECORD CONSISTS OF THAT DATA BACK TO 1945, AND
OBSERVATIONS TAKEN IN DOWNTOWN WASHINGTON FROM 1871 THROUGH 1944.
TEMPERATURE RECORDS FOR THE WASHINGTON DC AREA EXTEND BACK TO
JANUARY OF 1872.

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


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