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Wesley's Blog: Gulfport's 1st 90° of 2015

Gulfport reaches 90 for 1st time in 2015 Gulfport reaches 90 for 1st time in 2015
Biloxi has not yet reached 90 in 2015 Biloxi has not yet reached 90 in 2015
SOUTH MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) - The official calendar start of summer is 29 days away... but, parts of south Mississippi are wasting no time warming up! The mercury in the thermometer at the Gulfport/Biloxi airport reached 90° for the first time this year on Thursday. 

Typically, late May is the time of year when coastal areas of south Mississippi finally warm to 90°.

Over the last 15 years, the earliest 90° day in Gulfport was May 3rd (2010). But, in 2009, Gulfport stayed below 90° until June 9th. How nice!

So far this year, the thermometer at WLOX in Biloxi has remained below 90°. And in recent years, it has taken until mid-June. But history tells us it won't be much longer... with the average 1st 90° there at May 29th (since 2000).

It's not record-breaking heat by any means. But we can expect summer-like conditions as the month of June begins.

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