Heat and Cold

Measuring Temperature

What is a low high temperature and a high low temperature?

When meteorologists look at daily temperature, there is always a low and a high temperature for each day. If the high temperature is the coldest high temperature for that day or for the month on record, you have a new record—a new low high. Conversely, if the low temperature for a day is quite warm and breaks records, that’s a new high low!


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