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Seattle experiences coldest day in 31 years

The high of 23 on Dec. 27 is the coldest it has been in the Seattle area since 1990.

SEATTLE — Monday, Dec. 27, was the coldest day in Seattle in 31 years. The high temperature for the day was 23 degrees.

The last time there was a colder high temperature in Seattle was Dec. 29, 1990, when the high only reached 22 degrees, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).

Monday morning's low of 17 degrees is the coldest temperature in Seattle since the city experienced a low of 14 degrees on Nov. 24, 2010, according to the NWS. Monday’s low of 17 broke the daily low record of 20 set in 1968.

Those cold temperatures will stick around for at least a few more days.

After overnight lows in the teens, Tuesday's high will be in the 20s. 

Things begin to warm up slightly Wednesday when highs reach the low 30s. 

Daytime temperatures will hover in the low 30s through Saturday.

Sunday and Monday we could see daytime highs in the mid to upper 30s.

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