Winter golf! How rare is another 60° February day?

*The above video shows a snow squall in NE Ohio earlier this winter, but very mild weather is the talk of the town Thursday*

CLEVELAND (WJW) — The forecasted high Friday is 64 degrees, a whopping 20 degrees above normal for this time of year!

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By late Thursday afternoon, the temperarture hit 63 degrees at Hopkins International Airport where Cleveland’s official weather statistics are kept.

That came within 6 degrees of the warmest temperature ever recorded on a February 8 in Cleveland which was 69 degrees in 1937, according to Fox 8 meteorlogist Mackenzie Bart.

While it’s usually colder near Lake Erie this time of year when a north breeze blows across the winter chilled water, a strong south wind pushed the thermometer to 66 degrees at Burke Lakefront Airport Thursday.

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The record high temperature for the month of February in Cleveland was 77 degrees on February 24 of 2017, of course that date is much closer to March.

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February temperatures over 60 degrees in Cleveland are not common, but they’re not exactly rare either, according to Fox 8 meteorlogists.

The average high temperature for Cleveland in early February is 35 degrees.

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