Record-high: San Antonio surpasses 86-year-old heat record

The high of 95 degrees beat the daily heat record of 93 degrees set in 1909 and 1936

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Tuesday, the thermometer reached 95 degrees at the San Antonio Airport, beating the record of 93° set back in 1909 and 1936.

The average high for April 5 in San Antonio is 79 degrees.

But it won’t stay hot for long. A cool front Wednesday morning will bring wind gusts from the north at up to 40 mph, and knock highs back down to near 80° for the remainder of Fiesta.

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About the Author:

Sarah Spivey is a San Antonio native who grew up watching KSAT. She has been a proud member of the KSAT Weather Authority Team since 2017. Sarah is a Clark High School and Texas A&M University graduate. She previously worked at KTEN News. When Sarah is not busy forecasting, she enjoys hanging out with her husband and cat, and playing music.