Washington Has Latest Occurrence of First 75° Temperature*
* since 2001
5:30 PM Update: The preliminary high for the day was 79° at 3 pm EDT.
With a noon temperature of 70°, Washington is well on its way to the first 75° or higher temperature of the year by this afternoon, or at least by tomorrow. This will be the latest occurrence of the first 75° temperature . . . since 2001, when this temperature was reached on April 9. The latest occurrence on record at the current observation location was on April 26, 1984. The average date for the first 75° temperature since 1930 is March 16.