Brutal cold to arrive in Minneapolis in time for Eagles, Patriots matchup in Super Bowl 52

The temperature on Sunday in Minneapolis could be the lowest ever recorded in a host city on the day of the Super Bowl.

While the Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots will square off indoors at U.S. Bank Stadium for the Super Bowl 52 title on Feb. 4, fans traveling to the game should be prepared for brutally cold conditions when spending time outdoors in the city.

"Cold air will pour into the Upper Midwest toward the end of the week and will linger through the weekend," said AccuWeather Meteorologist Jordan Root.

"High temperatures in Minneapolis will be 10 to 20 degrees [Fahrenheit] below normal, so folks heading outside will want to bundle up," Root said.

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Jan 31, 2018; Minneapolis, MN, USA; General overall view of NFL official Wilson football at U.S. Bank Stadium prior to Super Bowl LII between the Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
Jan 31, 2018; Minneapolis, MN, USA; General overall view of U.S. Bank Stadium prior to Super Bowl LII between the Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - FEBRUARY 2: Workers move Patriot and NFL props before a rehearsal at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, MN during the lead-up to Super Bowl LII, where the New England Patriots will face the Philadelphia Eagles, on Feb. 2, 2018. (Photo by Bill Greene/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
BLOOMINGTON, MN - JANUARY 30: A General View inside of US Bank Stadium prior to Super Bowl LII on January 30, 2018, at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, MN. (Photo by Rich Graessle/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
BLOOMINGTON, MN - JANUARY 30: A General View inside of US Bank Stadium prior to Super Bowl LII on January 30, 2018, at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, MN. (Photo by Rich Graessle/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
BLOOMINGTON, MN - JANUARY 30: A General View inside of US Bank Stadium prior to Super Bowl LII on January 30, 2018, at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, MN. (Photo by Rich Graessle/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
BLOOMINGTON, MN - JANUARY 30: George Toma NFL Groundskeeper tends Super Bowl for 52nd consecutive year is interviewed inside of US Bank Stadium on January 30, 2018, at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, MN. (Photo by Rich Graessle/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
U.S. Bank Stadium, venue of this year's Super Bowl, as seen from a Department of Homeland Security Blackhawk helicopter that will be patrolling the skies during the game in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S. January 29, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
A Viking ship sits in front of US Bank Stadium, home to this weekend's Super Bowl, in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S. January 30, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
A journalist walks down the steps inside US Bank Stadium during a media preview for this weekend's Super Bowl in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S. January 30, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
Men looking at their phones stand beneath the transparent roof of US Bank Stadium during a media preview for this weekend's Super Bowl in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S. January 30, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
A worker inside US Bank Stadium prepares seats for this weekend's Super Bowl in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S. January 30, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
DOWNTOWN MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA - DECEMBER 27, 2017: DigitalGlobe satellite image downtown Minneapolis and U.S. Bank Stadium - home to Super Bowl LII. (Photo DigitalGlobe via Getty Images)
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - DECEMBER 29: General view of the U.S. Bank Stadium, home of the Minnesota Vikings and Super Bowl LII on December 29, 2017 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by AaronP/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - DECEMBER 29: General view of the U.S. Bank Stadium, home of the Minnesota Vikings and Super Bowl LII on December 29, 2017 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by AaronP/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
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Fans heading into the Twin Cities will experience temperatures in the mid-30s at midweek, but as the colder air arrives the temperatures will plummet to around 7 degrees Fahrenheit by Sunday.

The normal high for Feb. 4 in the city is 26 F while the normal low is 9. A record high of 51 was set in 2005, while a record low of minus 28 was recorded in 1886. In 2017, the high for the date was 35 and the low was 13.

Minneapolis has a series of skyways that connect various buildings throughout the city, giving pedestrians the opportunity walk to different locations out of the elements.

According to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, the weather for the first week of February varies greatly in Minneapolis. February is also not a typically snowy month in the city and the record for daily snowfall on Feb. 4 is 4.4 inches in 1971.

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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - JANUARY 28: A crew member applies the finishing touches to the air-stairs the players and front office will be using to deplane for the arrival of the Philadelphia Eagles for Super Bowl LII on January 28, 2018 at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport in Minneapolis, MN.(Photo by Nick Wosika/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - JANUARY 28: Philadelphia Eagles Running Back Jay Ajayi (36) arrives for Super Bowl LII on January 28, 2018 at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport in Minneapolis, MN.(Photo by Nick Wosika/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - JANUARY 28: The plane carrying the Philadelphia Eagles arrives in front of the media for Super Bowl LII on January 28, 2018 at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport in Minneapolis, MN.(Photo by Nick Wosika/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - JANUARY 28: The plane carrying the Philadelphia Eagles arrives for Super Bowl LII on January 28, 2018 at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport in Minneapolis, MN.(Photo by Nick Wosika/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
Jan 28, 2018; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Philadelphia Eagles players depart during team arrivals in advance of Super Bowl LII at Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports
Jan 28, 2018; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson during team arrivals in advance of Super Bowl LII at Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports
Jan 28, 2018; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Jalen Mills (31) during team arrivals in advance of Super Bowl LII at Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports
Jan 28, 2018; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles (9) during team arrivals in advance of Super Bowl LII at Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports
Jan 28, 2018; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nate Sudfeld (left) and running back LeGarrette Blount (right) during team arrivals in advance of Super Bowl LII at Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports
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However, AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Alex Sosnowski said an Alberta clipper storm could bring some light snowfall to the city late in the week.

"There is the potential for a light but slippery snowfall in the Minneapolis area that may lead to travel delays," Sosnowski said. "The weather looks to be dry and very cold on Sunday with temperatures no better than the single digits and AccuWeather RealFeel® Temperatures well below zero."

This is the sixth time in NFL history that a Super Bowl will be held in a cold-weather destination. The most recent occurrence came in Super Bowl 48 when the Seattle Seahawks beat the Denver Broncos at the open-air MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, on Feb. 2, 2014.

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FOXBOROUGH, MA - JANUARY 29: New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady cheers after peaking to fans at a Super Bowl send off rally for the team at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., on Jan. 29, 2018. (Photo by Keith Bedford/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
FOXBORROUGH, MA - JANUARY 29: New England Patriots fans hold signs as they wait for the start of a Super Bowl send off rally for the team at Gillette Stadium in Foxborrough, Massachusetts, January 29, 2018. (Keith Bedford/Globe Staff)
FOXBOROUGH, MA - JANUARY 29: New England Patriots fans hold cutouts of players Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski and coach Bill Belichick as they wait for the start of a Super Bowl send off rally for the team at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., on Jan. 29, 2018. (Photo by Keith Bedford/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
FOXBOROUGH, MA - JANUARY 29: New England Patriots fans wait for the start of a Super Bowl send off rally for the team at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., on Jan. 29, 2018. (Photo by Keith Bedford/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
FOXBOROUGH, MA - JANUARY 29: New England Patriots fans wait for the start of a Super Bowl send off rally for the team at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., on Jan. 29, 2018. (Photo by Keith Bedford/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
FOXBOROUGH, MA - JANUARY 29: New England Patriots fans wait for the start of a Super Bowl send off rally for the team at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., on Jan. 29, 2018. (Photo by Keith Bedford/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
FOXBOROUGH, MA - JANUARY 29: New England Patriots fan Sam Macasay waits for the start of a Super Bowl send off rally for the team at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., on Jan. 29, 2018. (Photo by Keith Bedford/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
FOXBOROUGH, MA - JANUARY 29: New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady drops the mic after speaking to fans at a Super Bowl send off rally for the team at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts on Jan. 29, 2018. (Photo by Keith Bedford/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
FOXBOROUGH, MA - JANUARY 29: New England Patriots fan Jeannine Conway holds a cardboard cutout of quarterback Tom Brady as she waits for the start of a Super Bowl send off rally for the team at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., on Jan. 29, 2018. (Photo by Keith Bedford/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
FOXBOROUGH, MA - JANUARY 29: New England Patriots fans cheer during a Patriots rally held to send the team off to the Super Bowl at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., on Jan 29, 2018. (Photo by Jessica Rinaldi/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
FOXBOROUGH, MA - JANUARY 29: New England Patriots fans wait for the start of a Super Bowl send off rally for the team at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., on Jan 29, 2018. (Photo by Keith Bedford/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
FOXBOROUGH, MA - JANUARY 29: New England Patriots player Danny Amendola flashes a thumbs up to the crowd during a Patriots rally held to send the team off to the Super Bowl at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., on Jan 29, 2018. (Photo by Jessica Rinaldi/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
FOXBOROUGH, MA - JANUARY 29: New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski arrives to a Patriots rally held to send the team off to the Super Bowl at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., on Jan 29, 2018. (Photo by Jessica Rinaldi/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
FOXBOROUGH, MA - JANUARY 29: New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady thanks fans during a Patriots rally held to send the team off to the Super Bowl at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., on Jan. 29, 2018. (Photo by Jessica Rinaldi/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
FOXBOROUGH, MA - JANUARY 29: A New England Patriots fan holds up a cutout of Tom Brady during a Patriots rally held to send the team off to the Super Bowl at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., on Jan. 29, 2018. (Photo by Jessica Rinaldi/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
FOXBOROUGH, MA - JANUARY 29: A New England Patriots fan cheers at the end of a Super Bowl send off rally for the team at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., on Jan. 29, 2018. (Photo by Keith Bedford/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
FOXBOROUGH, MA - JANUARY 29: Buses carrying the New England Patriots drives past fans after a Super Bowl send off rally for the team at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., Jan. 29, 2018. (Photo by Keith Bedford/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
FOXBOROUGH, MA - JANUARY 29: New England Patriots fans cheer at a Super Bowl send off rally for the team at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., Jan. 29, 2018. (Photo by Keith Bedford/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
FOXBOROUGH, MA - JANUARY 29: New England Patriots fan Sandra Balfe cheers at a Super Bowl send off rally for the team at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., Jan. 29, 2018. (Photo by Keith Bedford/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
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However, the NFL escaped typical early February conditions that day as it turned out unseasonable mild and mainly dry in North Jersey. Highs were in the mid-50s when normal highs for that time of year are in the low 40s.

The first Super Bowl that was held in a northern, cold-weather city was Super Bowl 16 between the San Francisco 49ers and Cincinnati Bengals at the Pontiac Silverdome in Pontiac, Michigan, on Jan. 24, 1982. The high on the day was 16 F.

According to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the lowest temperature at kickoff in Super Bowl history for an outdoor game is 39 F during Super Bowl 6 in 1972 when the Dallas Cowboys beat the Miami Dolphins at Tulane Stadium in New Orleans.

This will be the second Super Bowl that Minneapolis has hosted. The previous occasion came on Jan. 26, 1992, at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome when the Washington Redskins beat the Buffalo Bills in Super Bowl 26.

The high that day was 26 and the low was 7.

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