It's officially hot! Central Park hits 90 degrees for first time in 2016

CENTRAL PARK, Manhattan (WABC) -- New York City hit 90 degrees for the first time in 2016 Thursday -- and it was a little earlier than last year.

The last 90-degree day recorded at the park was September 9.

Meteorologist Lee Goldberg said Thursday's temperature was 17 degrees above average.

In 2015, the first 90-degree day was June 23.
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