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Seattle hits April record of 70 degrees, 7 days in a row

Temperatures at Sea-Tac were 70 degrees or higher between April 15-21, breaking previous records.

SEATTLE — Seattle recorded a record-breaking seven days in a row with temperatures at or above 70 degrees in April. 

The previous five-day record was originally broken April 20.

The new record was set April 21, when Seattle hit 71 degrees at 3 p.m., according to the National Weather Service.

Seattle previously held a five-day record, originally set in 1897, and matched in 1926, 1934, and 2016. 

Credit: KING 5

The average high temperature in Seattle between April 15-21 was 75.7 degrees. The National Weather Service points out that's the normal average high in Seattle for July 11-17.