It’s starting to look a lot like winter as Hawaii sees record high temperatures
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – Hawaiians feel even more cautious on Saturday as a cold front crosses the islands.
The National Weather Service reported temperatures of 56 degrees in Honolulu, setting a new record. The previously reported lowest temperature in this region was 59 degrees in 1962.
Plus, Honolulu barely hit 70 degrees, which is a record for low daytime temperatures. The previous record dates back to 1965, when temperatures reached just 76 degrees.
Low daytime temperatures were also seen in Hilo, which recorded a low of 71 degrees. The lowest temperature previously recorded was 74 degrees in 1961.
Meanwhile, Wahiawa saw a low of 55 degrees and only warmed to 69 degrees.
The colder temperatures surprised some residents, as many tried to bundle up.
Why is it so cold in Hawaii rn I wear socks to sleep it’s a nightmare
– job arc (light break) (@literalrpg) December 4, 2021
Daddy: It’s been cold here lately (in Hawaii)
Me: like what 70 degrees? ??
Him: your mom started wearing a sweater
– N (@baaakernicole) December 5, 2021
Speaking of snow, the NWS has issued a blizzard warning for the island of Hawaii, saying 12 inches or more could fall on Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa. The blizzard warning is in effect until 6 a.m. on Sunday
Forecasts show temperatures could get a bit warmer as winds could change direction.
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