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WEATHER BLOG

August 01, 2008|By FRANK ROYLANCE

August is here. This month often brings our first big break in the summer heat, with a cold front sometime after midmonth. It happened last year on the 18th. Average daily highs at BWI slip from 87 to 82 degrees by month's end. Lows sink from 66 to 61. The record high is 105 degrees, on three dates in 1918 and 1983. The coldest night (45 degrees) was Aug. 30, 1986. The oldest daily record still standing is the 72-degree high minimum for Aug. 13, set in 1872.

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