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Portland breaks two cold records overnight

Portland breaks two cold records overnight

by KGW Meteorologist Rod Hill

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Posted on December 4, 2013 at 8:59 AM

Updated Thursday, Dec 5 at 2:11 AM

Portland's coldest fall night broke two records.

The temperature at Portland International Airport dropped to 27 degrees Tuesday night, breaking a record of 28 degrees for December 3.

The National Weather Service confirmed the coldest temp at the airport Wednesday morning was 22 degrees, breaking the record of 23 set back in 1972. 

Below are a few unofficial low temperatures from Wednesday morning: 

  • Portland (PDX):  22 degrees
  • Hillsboro:  21
  • Battle Ground:  21
  • Sherwood:  19
  • Salem:  21
  • McMinnville:  26
  • Oregon City:  22
  • Canby:  26
  • Timberline Lodge:  4

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The all-time December record low for the airport is 6 degrees, back in 1964.  The coldest PDX temperature on record is -3 degrees in February of 1950. 

More cold nights are in the forecast:

Forecast     |     Temperature maps     |     Wind Chill

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