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RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1218 PM EDT FRI OCT 04 2019

...RECORD WARM LOW TEMPERATURE SET AT WASHINGTON NATIONAL DC...

A RECORD WARM LOW TEMPERATURE OF 73 DEGREES WAS SET AT RONALD REAGAN
WASHINGTON NATIONAL AIRPORT ON OCTOBER 3, 2019. THIS BREAKS THE
PREVIOUS RECORD OF 72 DEGREES LAST SET IN 1898.

WEATHER RECORDS FOR THE WASHINGTON, DC AREA HAVE BEEN KEPT AT WHAT
IS NOW RONALD REAGAN WASHINGTON NATIONAL AIRPORT (DCA) SINCE 1941.
THE OFFICIAL WEATHER RECORD CONSISTS OF THAT DATA BACK TO 1945, AND
ADDITIONAL TEMPERATURE RECORDS OBSERVED IN DOWNTOWN WASHINGTON, DC
EXTEND THE PERIOD OF RECORD BACK TO 1872.

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

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HTS



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