Record High Temperatures
Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010
All-Time Records Fall
NW Oregon and SW Washington cities are setting record high temperatures not only for the day but also the entire month of November today. The following are preliminary temperatures as of 4pm. Please note, the final high temperatures at these stations will not be known until later this evening."
As of 4pm ---
* Salem, Oregon reached a high of 73 degrees (as of 4pm today) and that is enough to surpass its previous all-time November record high temperature of 72 degrees set in 1969 and again in 1970. Records at this station date back to 1893! Salem's all-time November record high temperature stood for more than 117 years, until today!
* Astoria, Oregon reached a high of 72 degrees (as of 4pm today). Previous all-time record high for the month of November was 71 set in 1969, 1970 and 1999. Records date back to 1953 at this station.
* Vancouver, Washington has set a daily record of 71 (as of 4pm). The previous daily record was 70 degrees set on this day in 1975.
Final update --- 8:50pm PT:
Here are the final high temperatures for the date. These four stations either tied or exceeded their all-time record high temperatures for the entire month of November. Some of these records date back as far as 119 years ---
Seattle / Tacoma (SeaTac) Airport - 74
Vancouver, Washington - 72
Salem, Oregon - 74
Astoria, Oregon - 73