High temp on Monday ties 93-year-old record of 62 degrees

UPDATE @ 11:45 p.m.

The high temperature of 62 degrees reported in Dayton ties the old record set 93 years ago in 1927, the National Weather Service in Wilmington reported.


Temperatures Monday could push to break the record high for the day that was set more than 90 years ago.

MONDAY’S FORECAST: Near-record high temps today, rain showers expected Monday night

“January was warm with 27 days above normal, and February is following that trend,” Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini said.

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The high temperature Sunday in Dayton climbed to 61 degrees, which was only four degrees away from tying the record for the day. Sunday's record high was 65 set back in 1903.

“Today we are forecasting another spring-like day with a high of 60. The record for Monday is 62 set back in 1927,” Zontini said.

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“A strong southerly breeze and some sunshine will help take temperatures about 25 degrees above normal for February.”

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“Also, don't get used to the warm weather, a wintry mix and snow is in the forecast for the middle of the week,” Zontini said.

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