It’s been nearly 100 years since Columbia has seen January temperatures like those recorded on Saturday.
With a recorded high of 72 degrees, tied with the previous record of 72 in 1907, Columbians took advantage of the summer-like weather to partake in outdoor activities not typical for this time of the year.
Local car washes saw increased business and parks were filled with basketball players and picnickers.
The nice weather isn’t likely to last, however, as rain and snowfall is possible throughout the week. The lowest recorded temperature in Columbia was on Jan. 7, 1919 at -12 degrees.
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