The record high temperatures on Friday re-wrote the record books across all of Ohio in terms of daily record highs, monthly record highs, and temperatures ever hit during the winter months…

Here is a list of broken records from Friday, February 24th at the main “climate sites” across Ohio and immediately surrounding areas:

The high temperature at Cleveland Hopkins reached 77 degrees. This breaks the old daily record of 69 degrees set in 1961. This also breaks the previous all-time February record high of 74 set on February 26, 2000. This also ties December 3, 1982 as the highest temperature recorded in meteorological winter (the months of December, January, and February).

The high temperature at Akron-Canton reached 76 degrees. This breaks the old daily record of 68 degrees set in 1961. This also breaks the previous all-time February record high of 72 degrees set on February 26, 2000. This also ties December 3, 1982 as the highest temperature recorded in meteorological winter.

The temperature at Mansfield reached 74 degrees. This breaks the old daily record of 67 degrees set in 1961. This also breaks the previous all-time February record high of 71 degrees set on February 26, 2000. This also breaks the previous warmest temperature record in meteorologist winter of 73 degrees set on December 3, 1982.

The temperature at Toledo reached 71 degrees. This breaks the old daily record of 61 set in 2000. This also ties the previous all-time February record of 71 set on February 11, 1999 and on February 26, 2000. This also ties the highest temperature recorded in meteorological winter of 71 degrees which has been previously hit four times.

The temperature at Youngstown reached 75 degrees. This breaks the old daily record of 67 degrees set in 1967. This also breaks the previous all-time February record of 73 degrees set on February 26, 2000. This also breaks the previous warmest temperature recorded in meteorological winter of 73 degrees set on February 26, 2000.

The temperature at Erie, PA reached 77 degrees. This breaks the old daily record of 67 set in 1906. This also breaks the previous all-time February record of 75 set on February 26, 2000. This also breaks the previous warmest temperature recorded in meteorological winter of 75 degrees set on December 3, 1982 and on February 26, 2000.

The temperature at New Philadelphia reached 77 degrees. This breaks the old daily record of 66 degrees set in 1985.

The temperature at Zainesville reached 76 degrees. This breaks the old daily record of 70 set in 1961.

The temperature at Columbus reached 78 degrees. This breaks the old daily record of 72 set in 1961. This also breaks the previous all-time February record of 75 degrees set on February 26, 2000. This also breaks the previous warmest temperature recorded in meteorological winter of 76 degrees set on December 3, 1982.

The temperature at Dayton reached 76 degrees. This breaks the old daily record of 67 degrees last set in 1961. This also breaks the previous all-time February record of 73 degrees set on February 11, 1999 and February 25, 2000. This also breaks the previous warmest temperature recorded in meteorological winter of 75 degrees set on January 21, 1906.

The temperature at Cincinnati reached 78 degrees. This breaks the old daily record of 72 degrees set in 1930. This also breaks the previous all-time February record of 76 set on February 10, 1932. This also breaks the previous warmest temperature recorded in meteorological winter of 77 set on January 24, 1943.

The temperature at Parkersburg, WV reached 79 degrees. This breaks the old daily record of 73 degrees set in 1961. This also breaks the previous all-time February record of 77 set four times…on February 8, 1900, February 11, 1932, February 25, 2000, and February 26, 2000. This also ties the previous warmest temperature recorded in meteorological winter of 79 degrees set on December 10, 1971.

The temperature at Huntington, WV reached 80 degrees. This breaks the old daily record of 73 degrees set in 1930. This ties the all-time February record of 80 degrees set on February 25, 1930. This also ties the previous warmest temperature recorded in meteorological winter previously reached 2 times…on December 3, 1982, December 31, 1981, and February 25, 1930.

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About Brian Ivey

Brian is the President of Neoweather and has be one of the leaders of the organization since joining in 2011. Brian graduated with a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from Kent State University and meteorology from Mississippi State University. Brian worked as a meteorologist and reporter in Youngstown and interned at Cleveland TV stations WKYC and WEWS. He loves Cleveland sports and enjoys going to games. You can also find him trying new spots to eat, traveling and being active outside.
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