FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) — Memorial Day weekend is classified as the unofficial start to Summer.
This year, Mother Nature actually agreed.
Temperatures soared into the upper 80s both Sunday and Memorial Day.
Many locations were very close to their first 90 degree day of 2020.
It wasn’t until Tuesday that Fort Wayne officially hit a high in the 90s.
The high Tuesday was 91° which is the warmest it has been since July 21, 2019.
The average first 90° day in Fort Wayne is June 15.
The earliest recorded 90° day was on April 11, 1930, with a high of exactly 90°.
On average, Fort Wayne will endure about 17 days of 90°+ heat each year.
Last year the area had 15 days of 90° heat that only occurred in June and July.