Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Endless Summer V: Raleigh Ties Yearly 90°+ Record;
Richmond Continues to Extend Record

The Weather Channel twitches that today's 90°+ temperatures in Raleigh NC have tied the annual record of 83 days in 2007. Highs in the lower 90s are also forecast for Thursday and Friday.

Meanwhile, Richmond VA broke its record for number of days of 90° or higher temperatures with 71 a week ago on Sept. 8. With a high of 92° yesterday and a temperature of 90° at 4 pm today, that record is now 73 days. The old record of 70 days was set in 1977.

Image (click to enlarge): 24-hour maximum temperatures for central North Carolina ending 8 am Sept. 15, 2010, from National Weather Service

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