NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — Just days before Christmas, it felt like spring had sprung in the Big Apple.
The high reached 71 degrees at 9:15 a.m. Sunday, CBS 2 Weather reported.
The previous record for the day was 63 degrees, set in 1998. Even after midnight Monday morning, it was a degree higher than that.
As early as 2 a.m. on Sunday, temperatures tied a record high at 63 degrees in Central Park, by 5 a.m. that record had been broken at 64 degrees, 1010 WINS reported.