Seattle soared to record-breaking 70-plus degrees on Monday!

SEATTLE -- It was an absolutely gorgeous day on Monday with tons of sun and  record-breaking temperatures!

Q13 News Meteorologist Katie Boer said Seattle will be warmer than Dallas, and slightly warmer than Los Angeles, Tampa and San Diego.

Here are the record-breaking temperatures set in the area Monday from the National Weather Service:



SEA-TAC AIRPORT         73            68   / 1998
OLYMPIA                 71            67   / 1994
QUILLAYUTE              71            67   / 1992
HOQUIAM                 71            68   / 1965
BELLINGHAM              70            64   / 1965
NWS SEATTLE             71            70   / 1998



ENJOY IT WHILE IT LASTS! Because the front offshore moves in overnight bringing with it increasing clouds, rain and breezy conditions Tuesday. Rainfall amounts will be light -- expecting about 1/10-1/4″ of rain. This front does bring in a cooler air mass with high temps. in the mid 50s starting Monday through mid/late week.

TONIGHT: Increasing clouds. Lows: 48°

TUESDAY: Rain after 11am. Breezy. Winds 20-25 (Gusts up to 30). Highs: 55°

WEDNESDAY: Rain likely. Mostly cloudy. Highs: 54°