BOSTON — A new record for warmest temperature in February has been set in Boston.

The National Weather Service says the city reached 71 degrees just after noon on Friday. February’s previous record high of 70 degrees was set in 1985.

The highest temperature recorded in Massachusetts for the month was 73 degrees in 1985.

Other parts of southern New England are also enjoying unseasonably warm temperatures.

The region enjoyed warm weather Thursday and is expected to enjoy another mild day Saturday.

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