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 Earliest 80 Degree Low Temperature Ever Recorded in San Juan, PR 

 

The low temperature at the Luis Muñoz Marin Airport in San Juan fell to 80 degrees early Friday morning April 23rd, 2010, which surpassed the previous record warm minimum temperature of 78 degrees set on April 23rd, 1987. While it took till June 23rd of last year to record a low temperature of 80 degrees or warmer in San Juan, a record 59 days where the temperature did not fall below 80 degrees were still recorded in 2009.

April 23rd now marks the earliest date on record that the temperature has not fallen below 80 degrees in San Juan, with the previous record falling on May 9th, 1981. After a very warm start to the year, the average temperature through April 23rd now stands at 79.7 degrees, ranking as the 3rd warmest start to a year on record at the Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport (just behind 1983 and 1981 respectively).

 

Top 5 earliest 80 degree minimum temperatures on record:

 

Date
Low Temperature
April 23rd, 2010
80 F
May 9th, 1981
80 F
May 15th, 1992
80 F
May 15th, 1981
80 F
May 18th, 1983
80 F

 

 

*Records from the Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport date back to January 1st, 1956

 


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