The cold weather Thursday set two new daily temperature records at Hanford.
The low temperature of 10 degrees beat the previous record low for the date of 11 degrees. Temperatures of 11 degrees have been recorded on that date more than once, including in 1993.
The high for Thursday of 29 degrees also was the coldest on record for the date. The previous record of 32 degrees was set in 1962.
The normal high for the date is 51 degrees, and normal low is 30 degrees.
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Hanford keeps temperature records back to 1945, making them some of the most complete records available near the Tri-Cities.