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Unseasonably Warm Weather Continues

Unseasonably Warm Weather Continues

Boston continues to be treated to unseasonably warm autumn temperatures. In fact, yesterday’s high temperature of 86°F (30°C) at Logan Airport (where official weather measurements for Boston are taken) exceeded the previous record high of 85°F (29°C) set in 1983. The average high temperature for the first week of October is 66°F (19°C). Our warm trend will continue with pleasantly warm temperatures Friday and Saturday. A weak cold front will move through the region on Saturday night, bringing cooler temperatures and a slight chance of showers. No heavy rain is expected at least through the beginning of next week. In terms of precipitation, Boston has been on the dry side the past month, with September seeing only half of its normally measured rainfall.

Few leaves have yet to change color in our area, but parts of far northern New England are seeing peak foliage conditions. Moderate colors are showing up in northern locations as little as two hours away by car. With relatively mild temperatures expected even to our north, this weekend is ideal for autumn activities.

Extended Forecast

Tonight: Partly cloudy and unseasonably mild. Muggy with patchy fog late. Low 64°F (18°C).

Tomorrow: Patchy fog early. Mostly sunny in the afternoon, but becoming mostly cloudy by evening. High 80°F (27°C).

Tomorrow night: Cloudy with a slight chance for a shower. Low 58°F (14°C).

Sunday: Cloudy with a slight chance for a shower. Cooler and less humid. High 68°F (20°C).