Atlanta breaks record high, warmest in 167 days - CBS46 News

Atlanta breaks record high, warmest in 167 days

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ATLANTA (CBS46) -

The temperature reached 80 degrees in Atlanta Tuesday for the first time in 144 days.

The high temperature today was 85 degrees, which is also a record, and also the warmest day in the city in 167 days. The previous record for March 15 was 82 degrees, set recently in 2012.

The last time it was 80 or warmer in Atlanta was Oct. 23, 2015.

The last time it was 85 or warmer in Atlanta was Sept. 30, 2015.

We're just ahead of schedule. The temperature typically his 80 every year in Atlanta on April 1.

The earliest we've ever seen 80s in Atlanta is Feb 15. The latest we've hit 80 in Atlanta is May 5.

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