The temperature at Reagan National Airport is currently 90 degrees, setting a new record.
The previous record, of 89 degrees at DCA, was set back in 1922. The average high temperature for April 10 is 65 degrees, per the Capital Weather Gang.
The unseasonal spring heat is expected to stick around for at least another day. Tomorrow’s high temperature is predicted to be 81, according to the National Weather Service.
On Friday, rain showers are expected to usher in more April-appropriate temperatures.
Photos and stories by the Associated Press from 70 years ago this week.