The National Weather Service reports the 9 ½ inches that fell at Dulles International Airport broke a record of 1 inch set for the day in 2001.
At Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., 4.8 inches of snow fell, breaking a record of 4.4 inches set in 1888 in the nation’s capital.
The weather service reports 6.2 inches of snow fell at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, breaking the record of 4 inches set in 1902.
It looks like the temperatures in the area set records. Dulles International Airport and Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport dropped to 12 degrees Friday. The previous record was 15 at Dulles and 13 at BWI.