Temperatures Reach Record High

Sunday, Dec 22, 2013  |  Updated 7:56 PM EDT
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Today temperatures in Hartford reached a record high, according to the National Weather Service.

Hartford reached a balmy 64 degrees on Sunday, breaking the previous record for Dec. 22 of 59 degrees set in 1990, the NWS said.

Temperatures in Danbury reached up to 68 degrees, according to Meteorologist Ryan Hanrahan.

The temperature in Providence rose to 64 degrees, breaking the old record of 61 degrees on Dec. 22, 1990. It got up to 63 degrees in Worcester, tying a record for the day that was set in 1923.

Temperatures also hit record highs in other Northeast cities including New York City, Philadelphia, and Atlantic City, N.J. It was 71 degrees in New York on Sunday, topping the previous mark of 63 degrees set in 1998.

However, the Boston area experienced some cooler weather, with temperatures reaching just 37 degrees at 2 p.m. in the city.

Temperatures will drop slightly tomorrow, with an expected high of around 51 degrees inland and 54 degrees on the shore, Meteorologist Ryan Hanrahan says.

We'll see some cooler weather again on Tuesday.

Check the full forecast here.

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