The Weather Blog

March 21, 2009|By FRANK ROYLANCE | FRANK ROYLANCE,frank.roylance@baltsun.com

How far can Baltimore's temperature swing in five days? BWI went from 8 degrees on March 4 this year to 76 degrees on the 8th - a 68-degree leap. Steve Zubrick, science officer at the National Weather Service's Sterling, Va., office, says that ties the widest such leap on record here, set March 8-12, 1990, when the temperature rose from 18 to 86 degrees. The largest five-day drop was 62 degrees, from 87 to 25 degrees, Oct. 20-24, 1969.

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