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How often is it this hot so late in the year?


Temperatures in the Dayton area were forecast to reach more than 80 degrees on Tuesday, the second straight day at that level.

Is that common this time of year? We looked up the data.

The latest temperatures have been at least 80 degrees since 1948 is Oct. 31, in 1950, according to data from the National Centers of Environmental Information. This year is the eighth time in the past 70 years that 80 has been seen Oct. 18 or later.

Below is a table of the last day of each year to see 80 degrees, sorted by latest date.

>>> REST OF THE WEEK: Unseasonably warm weather remains for now


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