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Phoenix breaks record with 19th straight day of 110-degree highs

Posted on AllSides July 18th, 2023
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Illustration: Shoshana Gordon/Axios

Phoenix's summer has officially gone from abnormally hot to record-breaking as the temperature at Sky Harbor International Airport hit 110°F for the 19th consecutive day, the longest streak ever recorded in the Valley.

Driving the news: The National Weather Service recorded temperatures of 110 at the airport Tuesday.

The previous record of 18 straight days of 110-plus highs was initially set in 1974, which was tied Monday with a high temperature of 116.

110-plus highs are expected to continue throughout the week, meaning each day is likely to set a...

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