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(dailynews.com) Ah, summertime in Woodland Hills …

Oops. Wait a minute. It’s winter. But it sure didn’t feel like it on Thursday.

For the second day in a row, Woodland Hills shattered a heat record, according to the National Weather Service.

The western San Fernando Valley town in Los Angeles hit 88 degrees on Thursday, breaking a previous record set in 1963.

The warm-up came after a chilly and crisp morning and it follows a recent pattern of dry, warm weather.

On Dec. 15, Woodland Hills shared honors with Lake Elsinore for the hottest place in the nation, at 85 degrees.

And that was after 12 straight days of red flag warnings in Los Angeles County, which was reeling from extreme wildfire dangers.

As 2017 draws to a close, unseasonably warm temperatures are expected to heat up Southern California before temperatures drop on New Year’s Eve.

A ridge of high pressure, anchored over California, has redirected any storms away from the Golden State toward Washington – leaving California drier than normal, said Derek Schroeter, a National Weather Service meteorologist.

“This year the winter weather pattern has set up in a traditional La Niña fashion over California,” he said. “It’s been fairly wet over the Northwest and the Rockies.”