Way past due: First 70 degree day of the year on tap for Friday
PORTLAND, Ore. —
Our first 70-degree day is way past due this year, but fear not -- we're set to reach it Friday.
According to Meteorologist Dave Salesky, the warmest we've gotten this year is 64 degrees.
The average first 70-degree day occurs on March 30; in 2016, we reached 74 degrees on March 30. In 2015, we reached 73 on March 26, and in 2014 we reached 75 degrees on April 7.
The latest in recorded history that it took to reach 70 degrees was May 5, 1967.