It’s starting to feel a lot like winter as Hawaii sees record low temperatures

Honolulu barely made it up to 70 degrees, which is a record for low day time temperatures.
Honolulu barely made it up to 70 degrees, which is a record for low day time temperatures.(Hawaii News Now)
Published: Dec. 4, 2021 at 4:19 PM HST|Updated: Dec. 4, 2021 at 4:22 PM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - People across Hawaii are feeling extra chilly on Saturday as a cold front passes through the islands.

The National Weather Service reported temperatures at 56 degrees in Honolulu, setting a new record. The lowest temperature previously reported in that area was 59 degrees in 1962.

Furthermore, Honolulu barely made it up to 70 degrees, which is a record for low day time temperatures. The previous record was set back in 1965 when temperatures only warmed up to 76 degrees.

Low day time temperatures were also seen in Hilo, which recorded a low of 71 degrees. The lowest temperature previously recorded was 74 degrees in 1961.

Meanwhile, Wahiawa saw a low of 55 degrees and only warmed up to 69 degrees.

The colder temperatures came as a surprise to some residents as many tried to bundle up.

Speaking of snow, the NWS has issued a blizzard warning for Hawaii Island, saying 12 inches or more could fall on Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa. The blizzard warning is in effect until Sunday at 6 a.m.

Forecasts show that temperatures may be getting a little warmer as winds could be changing direction.

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