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Autumn Weather to Continue

Autumn Weather to Continue

Suddenly, summer warmth feels like a distant memory. Yesterday morning, Logan Airport recorded its first sub-40°F (4°C) temperature since April 16. The recent cold nights are not a great anomaly: average daily minimum temperatures are currently 45°F (7°C), and quickly fall by about 8°F (4°C) for each of the next 3 months.

Maximum temperatures follow a similar trend, falling from an average 60°F (16°C) to 35°F (2°C) by mid-January. If you haven’t yet bought your winter clothes, now is the time to do so!

The weather for the remainder of the week will demand at least some minimal winter gear, with no return to summer conditions in sight. A low-pressure system will approach the Boston area tonight, and bring a wind-swept cool rain for the early morning hours tomorrow. After the passage of this system, skies will clear and result in a pleasant but cool Thursday and Friday.

Today: Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 50s°F (15°C).

Tonight: Cloudy with showers late. Lows in the mid 40s°F (7°C).

Wednesday: Morning showers. Breezy and cool with steady temps near 45°F (7°C).

Wednesday night: Clearing skies. Lows near 35°F (2°C).

Thursday: Mostly sunny with highs near 50°F (10°C).