January 21, 1985 was one cold day in North Carolina

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RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – Did you know the Triangle experienced its coldest temperatures on record the same day North Carolina did?

January 21, 1985 was just a little chilly across the Tar Heel state.

On that day, temperatures in the Triangle plunged to -9 degrees.

But on Mount Mitchell? It dropped to a record-setting -34 degrees.

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