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In D.C., it had a Minnesotan vibe. The coldest Christmas in years will be this one

Christmas Day and Christmas Eve combined to feel more like Minneapolis than Washington. Saturday’s low of 9 was the coldest December morning in D.C. since 1989. It was also the third coldest on record for the date for December, with temperatures about 25 degrees below average. It was the coldest two-day Christmas holiday since 1989.

Temperatures were about 25 degrees below average for the date. By New Year’s Day, the D.C. area is looking at potential for record warm lows and highs in the 60s — a bit of weather.