We've now tallied up about a full year's worth of 90-degree days in the city. A cold front is set to bring a little relief.

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Today in Weather History

Heat wave, 1930: Washington, DC records three straight days of at least 100. A high of 100 was reached on 8/3 (recently exceeded by the record of 101 in 2006) and records of 102 were reached on 8/4 and 8/5.
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