BWI's last sub-zero reading: February 1996
FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:
Sure it’s cold. But it’s been much colder in Maryland. The record low for Baltimore in December is minus-3 degrees F, set Dec. 30, 1880. The all-time record here is minus-7 degrees, reached on five dates in January and February, most recently on Jan. 22, 1984.
The last time BWI saw a temperature below zero was a minus-1 reading on Feb. 5, 1996. The airport has recorded 20 sub-zero days since 1960. Dulles International has had 56, Washington’s Reagan National, just four.
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(SUN PHOTO: Sub-zero weather on Mount Washington, N.H., 2004, Candy Thomson)