Around the Miami Valley
7:26 am
Tue September 6, 2011

Ohio city has 3 days of weather extremes

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - One Ohio city has hit record marks for heat, cool weather and rainfall all within three days of extremes.

The National Weather Service says Dayton on Monday reached a high temperature on Monday of just 62 degrees, tying the record for the chilliest maximum temperature ever recorded on Sept. 5.

Two days earlier, Dayton had sweltered in 97-degree heat.  Saturday's high temperature tied the record for Sept. 3 that had been set in 1913.

Record rainfall helped the city cool off. The weather service says 2.27 inches of rain came down on Sunday, which was Dayton's wettest Sept. 4 on record.