As officially measured at Denver International Airport, the mercury in Denver today topped out at 102 degrees at 3:35pm. This easily breaks the old record for June 24th of 100 degrees set in 2007.
Here in Thornton we fell just shy of the 100 degree mark today as we topped out at 99.3 degrees at 3:55pm. This follows on 102.2 degrees on Saturday and 100.2 degrees on Friday.
This makes it the third day in a row with Denver seeing 100 degrees or warmer temperatures. Only four other times since recordkeeping began in 1878 have there been three or more 100 degree days in a row in the Mile High City.
Denver has recorded 100 degrees or warmer only 73 times including today. Weather forecasts currently call for 100+ degree temperatures for at least the first part of the week giving a chance that the current streak will continue.
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