Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - The official low temperature at the Rochester airport Wednesday morning was not only a new record - it was one of the coldest readings for the month of April.

It was also the coldest it’s ever been this late in spring.

The temperature dipped to 8 degrees around 7:00 AM. The previous record low for April 15th was 18, set in 1962.

The coldest it’s ever been in the city during April is 5 degrees, set on April 6, 1982.

Rochester also set a record Tuesday with a low of 18 and may set another one Thursday.

National Weather Service
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