SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City will continue last year's trend of warmer weather for the month of March with temperatures this week reaching the high 50s and low 60s.
The National Weather Service tweeted on Wednesday that Salt Lake City had finally reached the 60 degrees weather mark for the first time since Nov. 18, 2020.
Well here we are folks... as of 1:27PM we've reached the 60°F mark at the Salt Lake City airport! The last time we were this warm was back on November 18th, 2020 (105 days ago) #UTwx— NWS Salt Lake City (@NWSSaltLakeCity) March 3, 2021
Temperatures reached a high of 61 degrees on Wednesday, with warmer weather carrying on throughout the week. KSL Weather forecasted that Thursday will reach a high of 55 degrees, Friday will reach a high of 60 degrees, Saturday with a high of 62 degrees and Sunday with a high of 55 degrees.
The weather service said temperatures recorded on Wednesday are running about 10 degrees higher than average. Saturday's 62 degrees comes after last year's record high temperature of 70 degrees, according to the National Weather Services Climate Book. The expected temperatures throughout the week rank 5 to 10 degrees warmer than average temperatures recorded on those days for March.
The warmer weather brings a glimpse of spring, with winter returning next Tuesday where the weather will return to a high of 48 degrees with rain and snow showers.
For complete seven-day forecasts of locations around Utah, visit the KSL Weather Center page.