Region Sees Record Warmth Less Than a Week After Freezing Temperatures - NBC 10 Philadelphia

Region Sees Record Warmth Less Than a Week After Freezing Temperatures

These Spring-like temperatures came less than a week after temperatures fell into the single digits, and felt like below 0.

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    (Published Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019)

    What to Know

    • Temperatures soared into the upper 60s and low 70s Tuesday afternoon, bringing record highs to several towns.

    • These Spring-like temperatures came less than a week after temperatures fell into the single digits, and felt like below 0.

    Temperatures soared into the upper 60s and low 70s Tuesday afternoon, bringing record highs to several towns. These Spring-like temperatures came less than a week after temperatures fell into the single digits, and felt like below 0.

    Trenton crushed their previous record of 64 degrees set in 1890. The high Tuesday was 70 degrees.

    Reading crept just past their previous record of 64, set in 1991, with a high of 65 Tuesday afternoon.

    In Georgetown, a high of 71 climbed past the previous record of 69. The old record was set in 1062.

    Philadelphia didn’t set a record for warmth, but came close. The high Tuesday was 67 degrees, while the previous record is 69 (set in 1991). The average high in Philadelphia for early February is 42 degrees. A high of 67 is more normal around April 23.

    Enjoy the piece of Spring while you can, temperatures drop near average by Wednesday!