Temperatures this weekend stayed below average as quick shot of arctic air blasted into the Delaware Valley. Highs on Saturday made it into the mid 30s with the average high being in the upper 30s.
Highs on Sunday reached the mid to upper 40s which is still well above the average high of 40 degrees. Temperatures will cool down a bit more into the low to mid 40s for Monday as an area of low pressure tracks by to our south.
A large area of high pressure is situated over the Delaware Valley keeping the forecast dry, but it has brought a brief surge of cold air.
After a cool start to the weekend with a high of 50 on Saturday, southerly winds with sunshine bumped temperatures in the upper 50s today.
It doesn’t feel like Thanksgiving weekend as an unseasonably warm air mass continues to park itself right over the mid-Atlantic This entire holiday weekend has had high temperatures about 15 degrees above average.
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Average temperatures this time of year are in the mid 60s but afternoon highs have been warmer than that.
A large area of high pressure has settled in across the mid-Atlantic for the past several days. This has brought dry conditions, lots of sunshine, and warm temperatures.
After a mild end to September with highs in the upper 70s, October started off with well-below average temperatures in the 60s and 50s.
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After setting a new record for the wettest month (12.97”) in August for Philadelphia, a 3 day stretch of dry weather is finally in the forecast. Once again, heavy showers and thunderstorms caused flash flooding in parts of the Delaware Valley.
It was a comfortable start to the weekend, but now the heat and humidity have returned. Dew point temperatures, which measure the moisture content in the atmosphere, are very high right now in the low 70s.
Temperatures remained on the hot side this weekend with highs in the mid 90s but at least humidity levels remained low.
It’s been a record breaking weekend as far as high temperatures go. Philadelphia set new records on Friday (103), Saturday (101), and Sunday (98) but the heat indices made it up to 115 at times.
After a warm but comfortable past few days, the weather pattern returns to a hot and humid pattern for the Delaware Valley. Today reached 90 degrees, day one of at least eight 90+ degree days in the forecast.