MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota is getting an early taste of spring.

On Saturday, the temperature in Minneapolis rose to 58 degrees, breaking a 120-year-old record. Many Minnesotans took advantage of the warm weather and spent the day outdoors.

"It is just so nice having an excuse to be outside. It feels good to be in the sun," Levi Watson told KARE 11.

Typically they mercury reaches 50 degrees around March 9, but Saturday felt more like April.

"I've seen some people out here in shorts and tank tops. Pretty extreme," Tyler Moulton said.