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RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
520 PM EDT WED MAY 2 2018

...RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE BROKEN AT RONALD REAGAN WASHINGTON
NATIONAL AIRPORT NEAR WASHINGTON DC...

A RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 91 DEGREES HAS BEEN SET AT RONALD
REAGAN WASHINGTON NATIONAL AIRPORT NEAR WASHINGTON DC TODAY, MAY 2.
THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 89 DEGREES SET IN 1930.

TEMPERATURE RECORDS FOR THE WASHINGTON DC AREA HAVE BEEN KEPT AT
RONALD REAGAN WASHINGTON NATIONAL AIRPORT SINCE JUNE OF 1941.
ADDITIONAL TEMPERATURE RECORDS FOR THE WASHINGTON DC AREA OBSERVED
DOWNTOWN 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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