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Metro Detroit could have the warmest Christmas Day in 37 years

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Posted at 7:54 AM, Dec 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-24 07:54:32-05

(WXYZ) — We aren't done with this stretch of unusually-warm weather in metro Detroit this week. Temperatures will climb back into the 50s for Christmas Day, which should make us warmer than L.A. (and drier).

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The record high temperature of 64° (1982) for December 25 won't be challenged. However, most of the list in the top five warmest Christmas Days are from the 1800s.

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So, this Christmas is forecasted to be the warmest Christmas Day since 1982, and the sixth warmest on record in metro Detroit, which goes back to 1874.