– Breaking more low-temperature records in Hawaii (Ice Age Now, Jan 7, 2015):
Honolulu – Coldest January 5th in more than 122 years.
5 Jan 2015 – The National Weather Service said Monday morning’s low temperature of 57 degrees at the Honolulu Airport beat the previous low for this date of 60 degrees.
It also beat a older low temperature record for Honolulu set in 1893 of 58 degrees.
On Kauai, the low of 57 degrees at the Lihue Airport beat tied a record of 57 degrees set in 1993.
It’s the second day of record low temperatures.
Four low temperatures records were also tied or broken on Sunday morning.
Sunday’s low of 54 degrees in Lihue and Kahului broke records for both Kauai and Maui. Actually, Lihue shattered its previous record of 59 degrees, which was set in 2005.
Kahului’s low for 54 degrees broke the previous record of 55 set for this date in 1971.
Hilo’s low temperature of 59 degrees broke the previous record for the date of 60 set in 1999, while Honolulu tied a record low of 58 degrees set in 1979.
The road to the summit of Mauna Kea remained closed Monday morning because of snow and ice.