Record Temps Sunday

060516 wx pastRecord high temperatures were reported Sunday. Shelton’s Sanderson Field hit 97 degrees setting a new record high for June 5th. The old record was 93 set in 2003.

The National Weather Service says Olympia Regional Airport reported a maximum temperature of 97 degrees, breaking the 1978 record of 93. Seattle/Tacoma Airport reached 93 degrees which broke the old record of 92 set in 1978. The warmest low temperature for June 5th was also recorded at Sea-Tac: 64 degrees, breaking old 1978 mark of 61.

Temperatures are expected to be ten degrees cooler today (Monday) with 87 the forecasted high for Shelton.