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October 28, 2010

BWI sees another record-warm low temperature

The low temperature at BWI-Marshall Airport on Wednesday was 67 degrees. That is the warmestPansey low for any Oct. 27 since record-keeping began for Baltimore in 1871, breaking the previous record of 66 degrees set 90 years ago, in 1920.

It was also the second day in a row of record-warm lows at the airport. On Tuesday, the low temperature was 62 degrees, tying the previous record set in 1908.

After another mild day today - the forecast high for the airport is 73 degrees, about 10 degrees above the average for this time of year - things will return to the norm. The forecast high for Friday is just 58 degrees, after an overnight low of 48. Friday night's low will sink into the 30s.

(SUN PHOTO: Frank Roylance)

Posted by Frank Roylance at 8:14 AM | | Comments (1)
Categories: By the numbers
        

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I, for one, am thoroughly done with this stretch of humid and wet weather in late October. Bring on the cool seasonal weather!

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This site is the Maryland Weather archive. The current Maryland Weather blog can be found here.
Frank Roylance is a reporter for The Baltimore Sun. He came to Baltimore from New Bedford, Mass. in 1980 to join the old Evening Sun. He moved to the morning Sun when the papers merged in 1992, and has spent most of his time since covering science, including astronomy and the weather. One of The Baltimore Sun's first online Web logs, the Weather Blog debuted in October 2004. In June 2006 Frank also began writing comments on local weather and stargazing for The Baltimore Sun's print Weather Page. Frank also answers readers’ weather queries for the newspaper and the blog. Frank Roylance retired in October 2011. Maryland Weather is now being updated by members of The Baltimore Sun staff
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