The spring-like weather that has dominated normally wintry January nearly set a record for warmth Sunday.

The high temperature at the Baker City Airport was 50 degrees. That was just 1 degree below the record high for Jan. 27, set in 1983.

Sunday was also the warmest day at the airport in more than two months. The last 50-degree day was Nov. 22, when the high was 53.

The balmy trend has dominated January. Through Sunday the average high temperature was 39.9 degrees — almost 6 degrees above the long-term average.

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