Arctic Blast: North Druid Hills Weather Timeline for Bitter Cold

It'll be cold, but not as cold as it was 29 years ago.

The weather forecast for the North Druid Hills-Briarcliff area calls for a low temperature of 7 degrees on Tuesday morning following a steep slide down the thermometer beginning at sundown Monday.

According to data from National Weather Service, we should see 7 degrees around 6 a.m. Tuesday in the area. The temp will be 11 degrees at midnight. Tuesday's high is expected to be 26 degrees by 3 p.m.

As shocking as the forecast sounds, it's still warmer than a below-zero low in 1985.

According to WeatherWarehouse.com data, here are the 10 coldest temps recorded at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson Airport:

1. -8 degrees (January, 1985)
2. 0 (January, 1982)
3. 1 (December, 1985)
4. 5 (December, 1989)
5. 5 (January, 1994)
(tie)6. 6 (January, 1986 and February, 1996)
8. 8 (January, 2003)
9. 9 (January, 1985)
10. 10 (January, 1996)


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