Basking in the sun today? A few years ago today it was -8 degrees

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Windy day in Dayton

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Don’t take this warm weather for granted.

In the past five years, this date has seen a roller coaster of weather patterns — including snow, wind, sun and freezing temperatures.

Today’s weather is a high of 73 degrees, with a low of 60 degrees. The record for the day is 69 degrees, set back in 2016. Expect wind gusts through the day between 20 to 30 mph, according to Storm Center 7 meteorologist Kirstie Zontini.

The temperature reached 70 at Dayton International Airport around 11:30 a.m. and could rise into the afternoon. Storm Center 7 Meteorologists are forecasting temperatures to peak in the low 70s.

Check out the weekly forecast here.

Here’s what the weather was like in Dayton for the past five years on this date:

2017: You didn't need a parka last year on this day. The high temperature was nearly 67 degrees with a low of 34 degrees. There was no precipitation, but some fog.

2016: This day was a roller coaster of temps two years ago. The high was around 69 degrees and the low was around 45 degrees. There was no precipitation.

2015: There was a low of -8 degrees with a high temp of 15 degrees. The average temperature was 3.6 degrees.

2014: There was a high of 63 degrees and a low of 28.

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