Marlee Stowe, 8, of Auburn, Maine, braves the cold ocean water while playing at Old Orchard Beach, Maine, where the temperature climbed into in the 90’s, Thursday, May 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

PORTLAND — Temperature records have been shattered in parts of northern New England in the second day of summer-like weather.

The National Weather Service in Gray, Maine, records at all four of its climate sites in Maine and New Hampshire were tied or broken as early as noon Thursday.

In Concord, New Hampshire, it hit 95 degrees by 4:30 p.m., breaking the previous record of 90 in 1906 and 1889 for May 18. It was 94 in Manchester, breaking the record of 93 in 1889.

In Maine, it hit 93 degrees in Portland and Augusta. The previous records for the date were 82 in 1949 in Portland and 86 in 1989 in Augusta.

Conditions are expected to improve by Friday.

Sayre Pono of Skowhegan, Maine, rides a skim board at Old Orchard Beach, Maine, where the temperatures was in the 90’s, Thursday, May 18, 2017. Pono was one of hundreds of high school seniors who skipped school on Thursday to play in the sun. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

Dan Copeland, left, and Alex Morneau of Biddeford, Maine, former high school cheerleaders, perform back flips while enjoying the record breaking heat, Thursday, May 18, 2017, at Old Orchard Beach, Maine. The temperature climbed well into the 90s in many locations throughout the state. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

Nessa King of Wyndham, Maine, returns a shot while playing volleyball in record breaking heat at Old Orchard Beach, Maine, Thursday, May 18, 2017. King was one of hundreds of Maine high school seniors who skipped school to enjoy a day at the beach with classmates. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

Boys from Lewiston, Maine, play soccer at Old Orchard Beach, Maine, where the temperature climbed into in the 90’s, Thursday, May 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

Cooper Jacobs tries to attract motorist’s to his family’s lemonade stand Thursday, May 18, 2017, in Freeport, Maine. Cool drinks were in great demand throughout southern Maine where record-breaking temperatures climbed into the mid-90s. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)


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