Strange values for dewpoint through the API, whereas the website gives good values, for Springfield MA

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Asking for weather conditions for Springfield Mass

I get back these strange values for dewpoint:
"dewpoint_string":"-34 F (-37 C)",

Which appears odd to me for Massachusetts in June. If I lookup weather on, I see a dewpoint of 64F, which looks much better. Any clues why the API is returning odd values for this one city? Queries to other cities seem to work well.
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the website uses different logic to pick what weather station to display. With the API you are getting the nearest weather station, it may have some data fields missing


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