Warm April Weather Breaks Record Daily Temperature Record | Weather
GRANDFATHER MOUNTAIN – Unseasonably warm weather is hitting Grandfather Mountain, giving the popular tourist attraction the warmest start to April that it has seen in nearly 25 years.
For the third time this month, a daily high temperature record was broken at Grandfather Mountain. A high of 70 degrees was recorded at the official US Weather Service reporting station, next to the Mile High Swinging Bridge.
The previous record for April 5 of 68 degrees set in 1986.On April 3rd, the temperature got up to 74 degrees, breaking the record of 73 degrees set in 1963.
And on April 2nd, temperatures reached 74 degrees, breaking a record set in 1967.
The all time highest temperature ever recorded at Grandfather Mountain in April is 76 degrees. That was set just last year on April 25, 2009 and tied April 26, 2009.