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Presidential Inauguration Weather Trivia

Presidential Inauguration Weather Trivia
The weather is a huge piece when planning for the inauguration. 
 
Ronald Regan expierenced the coldest inauguration during his 2nd ceremony. 7º in 1985.
 
He also endured the warmest inauguration at 55º in 1981.
 

Top 5 warmest Inaugurations

  • 1981 - Jan. 20th - Reagan - 55º
  • 1913 - Mar. 4th - Wilson - 55º
  • 1885 - Mar 4th - Cleveland - 54º
  • 1989 - Jan. 20th - Bush - 51º
  • 1953 - Jan. 20th - Eisenhower - 49º

Top 5 coldest Inaugurations

  • 1985 - Jan. 21st - Reagan - 7º
  • 1873 - Mar. 4th - Grant- 16º
  • 1961 - Jan. 20th - Kennedy- 22º
  • 1893 - Jan. 20th - Cleveland - 25º
  • 2009 - Jan. 20th - Obama - 28º

(Information from Justin Grieser at the Washington Post.)

Broken down by party, the Republicans see the warmer conditions.
 
Nothing like that expected today, temperatures at 49º with a good chance for rain right at the time the president is sworn in.
 
Check the weather at the inauguration with the ABC-7 StormTRACK Weather & Traffic app, just change the location to Washington D.C.
 

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