Denver, CO Just Broke Its Record for Most 90º Days in a Year

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In what has been a topsy-turvy month, Denver hit 90ºF Saturday, breaking the record for the most 90º days in a year.

Saturday was the 74th day at or above 90. The previous record, set in 2012, was 73. On average, the city sees 31 days every year where the mercury hits 90º.

The Mile High City has broken a number of extreme weather records in September 2020, at both ends of the scale. On Sept. 5, the hottest September temperature ever recorded of 101ºF was reached. Just three days later, Denver tied the record for its earliest freeze and received its second-earliest snowfall. Denver also tied daily record lows on Sept. 8, 9, and 10.

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