Olympia Regional Airport, closest official weather service station to Yelm (16 miles), broke the former high temperature record for any April 18th. Today’s high was 88 (31 C.). Click here
– From KING 5 TV News, Seattle:
“The temperature at Sea-Tac hit 89 degrees on Monday – the warmest April day in Seattle history since records began in 1894.
The previous record high for April 18 was 77. The warmest day in April was 85. That record was set in 1976.
The National Weather Service said Bellingham and Olympia had their warmest April days on record as well, at 83 degrees and 88 degrees respectively. Several other sites in the central Puget Sound area experienced temperatures in the 90s.”
Sunday’s [Seattle] high of 80 beat the old record of 74, set in 1983.”